Sunday, August 8, 2010

One Dog At A Time

ONE DOG AT A TIME is the remarkable true story of one man’s fight to save the stray dogs of Afghanistan. Appalled by the horrors of local dog fighting, Pen Farthing in the remote outpost of Nowzad, has no choice but to intervene. Then one of the dogs he frees finds his way into the Marine compound—and into Pen’s heart. Soon other strays are drawn into the sanctuary provided by the makeshift pound, including one young mother who crawls under the compound fence carrying her newborn pups to safety. As his tour of duty draws to an end, Pen cannot leave the dogs of Nowzad to their fates. He begins hatching plans to help them escape to a better life. This is the gripping account of one man’s courage and humanity, and his fight to make a difference in the most hostile and dangerous environments, one dog at a time.

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  1. It's great you're spreading the word about this story~
    What kind things hoomans do for us!!

    Big Pug Hugs!!
    Izzy, Josie and Anakin Man

  2. This sounds like a most amazing book! I will have to pick up a copy.

    Daisy, your plan sounds fabulous! I am so excited that you will be driving the bus out to Chi-Town with a big crew of doggies. I have tickets to the White Sox game that afternoon. We could meet at the stadium or we could meet at the Hard Rock and have a drink before the game. It's your call! Later that night, I reserved some space at the Bad Dog Tavern where we can really get wild!

    Your pal, Pip

  3. This book sounds wonderful! Thanks for sharing the info on it!!

  4. That sounds like a cool book! I'll have to see if I can download it on the nook.

  5. Now this was a very much super nice post. THANKS.

  6. This sounds like a wonderful book!

    Love ya lots
    Maggie and Mitch

  7. I am so happy to pass the information along about this amazingly selfless man who has the heart to rescue dogs from the war zone! I can't wait to read this book and I hope to get it in the mail soon!

  8. That really sounds like a very wonderful book!! Lots of love, Debbie and Holly


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