Moments with Baxter (Book, 2009) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Moments with Baxter

Author: Melissa Joseph; Dennis Bussey
Publisher: San Diego, CA : Sage Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Moments with Baxter is a collection of touching, true stories about the poignant connection between Baxter, a 18-year-old therapy dog, and the hospice patients and their families and friends to whom he brings comfort and love. During the last four years, Baxter has helped hundreds of patients ease out of their lives with dignity and peace. His uncanny intuition and almost human responsiveness demonstrates the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Named Person: Melissa Joseph
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melissa Joseph; Dennis Bussey
ISBN: 9780981881300 0981881300
OCLC Number: 237176853
Notes: "Comfort and love from the world's best therapy dog"--Jacket.
Description: 223 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Melissa Joseph ; photographs by Dennis Bussey.

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"Moments with Baxter is a collection of touching, true stories about the poignant connection between Baxter, a 18-year-old therapy dog, and the hospice patients and their families and friends to whom he brings comfort and love. During the last four years, Baxter has helped hundreds of patients ease out of their lives with dignity and peace. His uncanny intuition and almost human responsiveness demonstrates the unique and inextricable bond between human and dog"--Jacket.
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Moments with Baxter Provides Glimpse into the World of a Therapy Dog

by Carolka (WorldCat user published 2009-08-26) Excellent Permalink

All over the world, the therapeutic value of dogs is gaining a higher profile. They are showing up in hospitals, nursing homes and mental health facilities, enhancing the lives of people with...
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Comfort Only a Furry Friend Could Give

by RRBoudin (WorldCat user published 2009-08-12) Excellent Permalink

From the time I was a child, I had a deep connection to animals. Over the years, I’ve found them to be my friends, confidants, counselors, and most of all, my family. Being an avid animal lover drew me to Melissa Joseph’s Moments...
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An Amazing Book About an Amazing Dog

by CaApril (WorldCat user published 2009-08-02) Very Good Permalink

Moments with Baxter, by Melissa Joseph, is the inspirational story of a unique therapy dog that not only helps ease the suffering of those who are dying of terminal illness, but also helps their families to cope with their grief....
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