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By Sue Halpern

A layabout mutt became remedy puppy leads her proprietor to a brand new figuring out of the nice life.

At free ends together with her daughter leaving domestic and her husband at the highway, Sue Halpern made up our minds to offer herself and Pransky, her under-occupied Labradoodle, a brand new leash—er, lease—on existence by way of getting the 2 of them qualified as a remedy puppy staff. clever, lively, and instinctively compassionate, Pransky became out to be not just a very good therapist yet an unerring ethical compass. within the not going sounding enviornment of a public nursing domestic, she led her teammate right into a sequence of encounters with the citizens that exposed depths of heat, humor, and perception Halpern hadn’t anticipated. And bit by bit, their adventures accelerated and illuminated Halpern’s experience of what advantage is and does—how acts of kindness rework the giver in addition to the given-to.

Funny, relocating, and profound, A puppy Walks right into a Nursing house is the tale of the way one trustworthy, charitable, loving, and occasionally prudent mutt—showing nice wish, fortitude, and reticence alongside the way in which (the occasional begged or stolen deal with notwithstanding)—taught a well-meaning lady the real nature and pleasures of the great existence.

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