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The Dog Really Did That?

Chicken Soup for the Soul’s newest book wows with heroic, heartwarming and hilarious stories as it supports American Humane with royalties from its new book


The dog really did that? How often have you said that? You’ll nod your head in recognition when you read these stories of magical moments, miracles, and a bit of mischief, too. From dogs who chew shoes to dogs who mend relationships—from crazy canines who crack us up to intuitive ones who act like therapists—from dogs who need rescuing to dogs who rescue their owners—you’ll see your own dog with new appreciation for his or her unique skills and intuition.

Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Dog Really Did That? (Chicken Soup for the Soul, LLC; Amy Newmark; foreword by Dr. Robin Ganzert; August 8, 2017, 978-1-61159-969-5, $14.95) will have dog lovers laughing and commiserating, with its 101 touching, inspiring, and sometimes mindboggling stories about all the ways in which dogs enrich our lives, become part of our families, and make us better people.

“Be prepared to fall in love with your dog all over again as you read these stories about our hilarious, heartwarming, heroic, and absolutely lovable canine companions,” says Dr. Robin Ganzert, president and CEO of American Humane, who wrote the foreword for the book. Chicken Soup for the Soul is donating royalties from the book to American Humane, along with the royalties from its other new book, Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Cat Really Did That? This is the third pair of books about cats and dogs that Chicken Soup for the Soul has published with royalties earmarked for American Humane. This effort is part of the company’s widespread support for animal shelters and pet adoption, including the donation of Chicken Soup for the Soul pet food and books to shelters across the country.

In keeping with Chicken Soup for the Soul’s support for pet adoption and shelters, the 101 stories chosen for the book from thousands of submissions are not only inspirational and fun, but also feature adopted dogs, including black dogs, senior dogs, and pit bulls, the categories of dogs that are often left behind at shelters. It’s part of Chicken Soup for the Soul’s mission to make people think “shelter first” when they’re considering adding a new pet to their families!

101 entertaining stories about amazing dogs—and support for a great cause. You can’t go wrong with this new bestseller from Chicken Soup for the Soul—for yourself and for every dog lover on your gift list!

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