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Author Farran, Christopher C.
Title Dogs on the job! : true stories of phenomenal dogs / Christopher Farran ; illustrated by Pat Bailey.
Pub Info New York : Avon Books, 2003.
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book jacket
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 Marstons Mills-Children's  J 636.73 FAR     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st Avon ed.
Descript x, 116 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.1 3 3 65680
Summary A collection of true stories of animals that work for a living, including Alaskan sled dogs, bomb-sniffing dogs, and canine movie stars.
Contents Introduction: what's work to a dog? -- B.A.R.K.-ing in the bay -- Sheepish behavior -- Cleared for takeoff -- Sniffing for black diamonds -- The dog who didn't need to hear -- The pet trackers -- Old-fashioned detective work -- Top dog on the campus -- A nose for safety -- The pick of the litter -- Stubby the spy-catcher and other war heroes -- Athletes with E.S.P. -- Stars of the silver screen -- Toga and Gracie -- Balto's race against death -- The dog who leads two lives -- The most important gift -- Leaving prison behind -- Conclusion: the king's loyal friend.
Subject Working dogs -- United States -- Anecdotes -- Juvenile literature.
Working dogs -- Anecdotes.
Dogs -- Anecdotes.
Add Author Bailey, Pat, 1948-
ISBN 0064411028 (pbk)
9780064411028 (pbk)
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