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A Dog's Best Friend: Heartwarming True Tales of Unlikely Friendships

Paperback / softback

Main Details

Title A Dog's Best Friend: Heartwarming True Tales of Unlikely Friendships
Authors and Contributors      By (author) Laura Greaves
Physical Properties
Format:Paperback / softback
Dimensions(mm): Height 234,Width 153
Category/GenreNovember Teen Books
November Teen - Non - Fiction
Domestic animals and pets
Dogs as pets
ISBN/Barcode 9781761042522

Publishing Details

Publisher Penguin Random House Australia
Imprint Viking Australia
Publication Date 2 November 2021
Publication Country Australia


These uplifting stories of dogs and their unlikely mates are living proof of the life-changing power of friendship. We all know dogs are man's best friend, but sometimes our pups forge the most unlikely of animal friendships. These are the uplifting stories of inseparable buddies for whom species is no barrier to unconditional love. Dogs like Wallace the labradoodle, who protects his clutch of rescued battery hens; Tinni and Sniffer, a German shepherd and a wild fox who loved to play together in the Norwegian snow; Benton the Great Pyrenees, who can't get enough of Boone, a mobility-impaired racoon; and Yiddle the Chihuahua, whose big best mate is Kevin, a llama. In A Dog's Best Friend Laura Greaves shows us that while these may be unusual pairings, they are as devoted to each other as any human companions. That's because these dogs and their unlikely pals are living proof of the life-changing power of friendship.

Author Biography

Laura Greaves is a multi-award-winning journalist, author and proud 'crazy dog lady'. She has spent more than twenty years writing for newspapers and magazines in Australia and around the world . She is the author of the collections Incredible Dog Journeys, Dogs with Jobs, The Rescuers, Miracle Mutts, Extraordinary Old Dogs, A Dog's Best Friend, the children's book Amazing Dogs with Amazing Jobs, as well as three romantic comedy novels, Be My Baby, The Ex-Factor and Two Weeks 'Til Christmas, all of which feature an extensive supporting cast of cheeky canines. She has twice won the Dog Writers Association of America's Rio Award, which recognises the best book about a dog that has impacted a human's life in a profoundly positive way.