A springer spaniel trained as a therapy dog helps children understand the meaning of kindness, kindness to both people and pets. Features full-color photographs and engaging activities. Appropriate for ages 4 to 8.
Gayle M. Irwin is an author of inspirational pet stories, a freelance writer, and a speaker in schools, at libraries, and for various groups. She is a contributor to seven Chicken Soup for the Soul books and freelances to magazines and newspapers. She writes inspirational pet books for children and adults, and is a pet rescue and adoption advocate. Visit her website to sign up for a monthly pet newsletter and receive a free gift. www.gaylemirwin.com.
Mary is a springer spaniel trained as a therapy dog. She shows kindness to people in many ways; she also shows kindness to other pets. People can also show kindness to others, both humans and animals. Learn more about kindness to others from A Kind Dog Named Mary!
A Kind Dog Named Mary
Now Mary shows kindness, too. She visits libraries and bookstores, sharing time with children during story hour. Mary also helps people who are sad. Putting her paw in their hands or laying her head on someone’s knee, Mary shows them that she cares about them.