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Endal you must read this...............

Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by haeveymolly, Apr 16, 2011.


  1. haeveymolly

    haeveymolly PetForums VIP

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    I have just finished reading a book titled Endal, i wont go into too much detail as its a must that you read it, its about a naval office that was seriously injusred in the gulf war he recieved a serious head injury that turned his and his families life upside down, then Endal arrived a golden labrador, i will leave it there, its a true story told be the guy and his wife and its one of the most amazing things i have ever read.
     
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    sounds really good, whos the author? will have a look about for it.
     
  3. haeveymolly

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    Its written by the couple allen and sandra parton, google endal and have a look at some of the pictures and info
     
  4. Cockerpoo lover

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    Does it make you cry?

    Does it have a happy ending?

    I hate books that don't have happy endings!!
     
  5. haeveymolly

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    I began to cry because i thought i knew what was coming and it didnt, endal retired and was having a happy well deserved rest. Get it its fantastic.
     
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    Thanks for the recommendation, I'm always looking for good books :)
     
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    Sky showed a documentary about Endal - called 'The Dog who saved our marriage' - it was wonderful to watch this amazing dog in action.

    Endal - patron of Labrador Rescue South East & Central who I volunteer for :D

    The book is def a MUST read! :D
     
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    I am just about to start reading this.
    I got 3 books for my birthday and saved this one to last as I knew it was going to make me cry. Well the other two had sad bits in them and I cried so now I will be brave and read Endal.

    I read Allen's article in dogs today every month and every month I have tears in my eye :eek: Lol

    Endal passed away after the book was finished I am sure but if the book ends when he retires, that is ok! Lol!
     
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    Dunno why but its just not my kind of story that. Its nice etc but the only bit that makes me cry is when the dog is in pain (saw the documentary) :eek:
     
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    Hi, Endal is on my 'must read list' I haven't long finished reading 'Oogy' another good dog book that is worth reading in my opinion. wayne.
     
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    I also watched the sky documentary 'the dog who saved our marriage' it was amazing! :)
     
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    I read Endal a while ago. Good book about an amazing dog.:)
     
  13. haeveymolly

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    Its fantastic do read it, yes dogs today did feature them quite a lot it said in the book, they were known all over the world.
     
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    Ile read that then, i dont very often read books like this but a friend loaned it me and ive never been so amazed ever.
     
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    Allen Parton has now started Hounds for Heroes a charity to train and supply service dogs to members of the armed forces.

    Hounds for Heroes - Home
     
  16. haeveymolly

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    Hi thanks for those links, oh yes EJ endal junior, what a hard act he had to follow, i finished the book this morning never have i read a book in 5 days i just couldnt put it down, ive never been as amazed at the courage of 1 famiy and the courage and devotion as Endal.
     
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    Yes, I've read it and totally agree, it is a wonderful book.
     
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    I've started reading it now :)
     
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    You will enjoy - and it will re-inforce what you already know - that dogs are amazing animals :D
     
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