Dogs serve us, adore us, entertain us, work for and with us--but most of all they warm our hearts. An homage to our loyal canine companions, this classic collection of stories presents enduring tales penned by an impressive array of authors, with contributions from Albert Payson Terhune, Marshall Saunders, Jack London, Alfred Ollivant, Eleanor Atkinson, Rudyard Kipling, Ouida, Ernest Thompson Seton, Mark Twain, and many others. Between its pages you'll meet literature's most memorable dogs, including Beautiful Joe, Lad, Rollo, Buck, and Greyfriar's Bobby. These dogs will make you laugh and make you cry, but most of all they will make you appreciate just why humans adore their dogs. Here is a rich treasury filled with tales of unforgettable dogs that will make a perfect gift for dog lovers of all ages.
Nancy Butler, has published two novellas and eleven novels, including the RITA award-winning Rake's Retreat, as well as The Quotable Lover and The Greatest Romance Stories Ever Told (Lyons Press). A lifelong dog lover, she lives in Northern New Jersey.