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Lost Souls: FOUND! Inspiring Stories about Basset Hounds is a heartwarming, thought-provoking compilation of over 60 true stories that address the cruelty of animal neglect and abuse and the joy rescued dogs bring to their new homes. This book is a must-read for Beagle lovers and people who are considering adopting dogs. A SIGNIFICANT PORTION OF PROCEEDS FROM EVERY SALE IS DONATED BACK TO BASSET HOUND RESCUE GROUPS.
Excerpt: "While everyone else was counting down the final 24 hours before Christmas, we were on the countdown to our new foster dog, Pecos. Pecos came with a mystery affliction, but her saving grace was an apparent lack of pain. She wobbled when she walked, with an odd, over-reaching step, and any movement appeared to be a challenge. We learned that Pecos loved alternating between a doggie cart and a Red Flyer wagon for mobility. People applauded her effort to walk and asked to have their pictures taken with her. She adored the attention and gave a kiss to anyone who wanted one. She had a special fondness for licking the feet of squealing, excited babies. Between social calls, we were desperately searching for a diagnosis, which took us to several specialists. Pecos had blood tests, X-rays, a spinal tap, an MRI, rehab therapy, acupuncture, and holistic treatments. Then, one day, we finally received the diagnosis..." -Diane McManus
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