Friday, November 5, 2010

New Dog Book - Huck by Janet Elder

Now, this is a dog book that makes you feel good about people.  Huck:  The Remarkable True Story of How One Lost Puppy Taught a Family - And a Whole Town - About Hope and Happy Endings by Janet Elder.

A breast cancer diagnosis changes a mom's mind about letting her son finally get a puppy.  Mom (Janet Elder) hopes the puppy will give her son, Michael, something happy to focus on during her cancer treatment.  However, the little toy poodle, Huck, gave Elder a lot to focus on, too.  When Huck is left with the author's sister in New Jersey while Elder's family vacations in Florida, Huck runs away.  As they try to find their puppy, the Elder family encounters countless strangers who volunteer to help.

A great Christmas gift idea for a dog lover on your holiday shopping list, this book is yet more proof that dog lovers really are the best kind of people.

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