Oogy

Oogy

The Dog Only A Family Could Love

Downloadable Audiobook - 2010
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The New York Times-bestselling story of a puppy brought back from the brink of death, and the family he adopted. In 2002, Larry Levin and his twin sons, Dan and Noah, took their terminally ill cat to the Ardmore Animal Hospital outside Philadelphia to have the beloved pet put to sleep. What would begin as a terrible day suddenly got brighter as the ugliest dog they had ever seen--one who was missing an ear and had half his face covered in scar tissue--ran up to them and captured their hearts. The dog had been used as bait for fighting dogs when he was just a few months old. He had been thrown in a cage and left to die until the police rescued him and the staff at Ardmore Animal Hospital saved his life. The Levins, whose sons are themselves adopted, were unable to resist Oogy's charms. Heartwarming and redemptive, OOGY is the story of the people who were determined to rescue this dog against all odds, and of the family who took him home, named him "Oogy" (an affectionate derivative of ugly), and made him one of their own.
Published: [United States] : Hachette Audio : Made available through hoopla, 2010.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781607886624
1607886626
Branch Call Number: HOOPLA DOWNLOADABLE AUDIO
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (300 min.)) :,digital.
Additional Contributors: Levin, Larry (Laurence M.)

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mmg2681 Feb 21, 2013

I love love love love this book! A great book about an awesome family who took in a dog with a history.

Paws2Read Oct 11, 2012

A book about a puppy (of a breed intended to fight) used as a bait dog by dog fighters and left to die, the love of a family, and the perceptions of the public. Well worth your time.

aced2000 Oct 10, 2012

Very touching book....a need to read for everyone out there who has a pre-conceived opinion on certain breeds of dogs.

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