Oogy: The Dog Only a Family Could Love by Laurence Levin

Oogy: The Dog Only a Family Could Love by Laurence Levin

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When Oogy, a rare Dogo Argentine puppy, was four months old he was tied to a stake and used as bait for a pit bull. After the fight the left side of his face, including most of his ear, had been torn away and he had been bitten so hard that his jaw had been crushed. Rescued by the police he was taken to the Ardmore Animal Hospital in Philadelphia.

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When Oogy, a rare Dogo Argentine puppy, was four months old he was tied to a stake and used as bait for a pit bull. After the fight the left side of his face, including most of his ear, had been torn away and he had been bitten so hard that his jaw had been crushed. Rescued by the police he was taken to the Ardmore Animal Hospital in Philadelphia where a team of doctors operated for hours to save him. Miraculously, and against all odds, Oogy survived. This is the story of Oogy's life and also of Laurence and Jennifer Levin who, after a chance encounter with a scarred and crippled yet joyful puppy, immediately adopted him, just as they had adopted their twin sons twelve years earlier. It is the story of the Ardmore Animal Hospital and its staff who saved Oogy and spent years operating on him, striving to improve his quality of life without accepting a penny. It is about family, and looking after each other, and the thousands and thousands of animals who are saved by people with a special place in their hearts for the unprotected, the defenceless and the abused.

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SKU GOR002839889
Title Oogy: The Dog Only a Family Could Love
Author By (author) Laurence Levin
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Transworld Publishers Ltd
Year Published 2011
Number of Pages 208
ISBN 10 0593063589
ISBN 13 9780593063583
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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When Oogy, a rare Dogo Argentine puppy, was four months old he was tied to a stake and used as bait for a pit bull. After the fight the left side of his face, including most of his ear, had been torn away and he had been bitten so hard that his jaw had been crushed. Rescued by the police he was taken to the Ardmore Animal Hospital in Philadelphia where a team of doctors operated for hours to save him. Miraculously, and against all odds, Oogy survived. This is the story of Oogy's life and also of Laurence and Jennifer Levin who, after a chance encounter with a scarred and crippled yet joyful puppy, immediately adopted him, just as they had adopted their twin sons twelve years earlier. It is the story of the Ardmore Animal Hospital and its staff who saved Oogy and spent years operating on him, striving to improve his quality of life without accepting a penny. It is about family, and looking after each other, and the thousands and thousands of animals who are saved by people with a special place in their hearts for the unprotected, the defenceless and the abused.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR002839889
Title Oogy: The Dog Only a Family Could Love
Author By (author) Laurence Levin
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Transworld Publishers Ltd
Year Published 2011
Number of Pages 208
ISBN 10 0593063589
ISBN 13 9780593063583
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.

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