|aDogs On The Job! : |bTrue Stories Of Phenomenal Dogs / |cby Christopher Farran ; Illustrated by Pat Bailey
|aTrue Stories Of Phenomenal Dogs
|a1st Avon ed.
|aNew York : |bAvon Books, |cc2003
|ax, 116 p. : |bill. ; |c20 cm.
|aA collection of true stories of animals that work for a living, including Alaskan sled dogs, bomb-sniffing dogs, and canine movie stars.
|aIntroduction: what's work to a dog?--B.A.R.K.-ing in the bay--Sheepish behavior -- Cleared for takeoff -- Sniffing for black diamonds--The dog who didn't need to hear--The pet trackers--Old-fashioned detective work -- Top dog on the campus--A nose for safety--The pick of the litter--Stubby the spy-catcher and other war heroes -- Athletes with E.S.P.--Stars of the silver screen--Toga and Gracie--Balto's race against death--The dog who leads two lives -- The most important gift--Leaving prison behind--Conclusion: the king's loyal friend
|aWorking dogs--United States--Anecdotes--Juvenile literature
Amazing true stories of incredible working dogs! "Airport Dog" Saves the Day! Wednesday, Dec. 4 -- Naples, FL It's a bird, it's a plane, it's ... Jet the airport dog! Southwest Florida International Airport has this energetic Border collie to thank for clearing its runways. Before Jet, there was danger in every takeoff. Large birds roamed the area-midair collisions with planes were inevitable and hazardous. But now those birds know to clear out when they hear Jet coming! This ball of energy help keep everybody safe... Read more about Jet's amazing exploits and other dogs hard at work in this collection of dramatic true stories by ace reporter Christopher Farran.