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Tales from a Dog Catcher

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ISBN-10: 1599214989

ISBN-13: 9781599214986

Edition: 2009

Authors: Lisa Duffy Korpics

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The Cold War had recently drawn to a close, and Lisa Duffy-Korpics's career as a dogcatcher would soon be history, too, but for very different reasonsshe was embarking on a teaching careerand, indeed, with infinitely more pleasant memories. InTales from a Dog Catcher, she brings together these experiences in a magical book that is funny, touching, and heartrending by turns. Set in a small, Hudson River town north of New York City, this book comprises twenty-two real-life stories about people and their experiences with animals, stories that both entertain and charm, and feature all creatures great and smallfrom plenty of dogs and cats to "peeping Tom" raccoons, from a duck and a turkey to an…    
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Globe Pequot Press, The
Publication date: 4/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 251
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Table of Contents
My Fair Charlie
A badly behaved wild cat accidentally spends a few uninvited months of "rehab" on top of a kitchen cabinet to prepare for a homecoming no one could ever predict, and a recently widowed woman discovers that sometimes
what you need can be exactly
what you thought you didn't
Bless the Beasts and the Children
A mysterious white dog whose life spent at a convent meets a tragic end only to reappear later to those who have faith
The Few, The Proud, The Pekingese
When this bad dog bites the hand that feeds him, his owners finally have him taken away, But the question remains
are there really bad dogs...or just bad people?
A former Marine police Sergeant who rules his shift straight by the book finds that in some matters ...it's best to rule with your heart
Rescued by Love(previously published in Chicken Soup for the Cat & Dog Lover's Soul)
When a developmentally disabled man finds that he can not have his dog in public housing, he chooses to live in a car
His brave decision and selfless actionsillustrate that sometimes those least able in our society, are the real role models
The Lions of Bear Mountain A recent transplant from New York City who incorrectly assumes that she lives in the wilderness, insists that the wild animal trapped in her garage could be a mountain lion
Bad colds and bad attitudes abound until
I realize that getting to know about a new neighborhood can be the difference between a place where you live...and a place where you're home
He Who Barks Last
A decade's long feud between two long time enemies, who use each other's dogs to hurt each other, culminates in a dramatic courtroom battle where they unwittingly end up helping each other
Groundhog Day Struggling with grief from the recent deat