Adult Nonfiction SF426.2 .O44 2009
Summary: Bizarre dog behavior--old news? Think again! Ryan O'Meara brings together the craziest headline-making news stories from around the world and puts them into one hilarious compendium that will blow the usual anecdotes right out of the dog park! Each chapter--with clever titles like "Canine Calamities," "Why People Need Pet Insurance," and "Dogs that Found Fame"--opens up with a funny canine cartoon.News Houndsis for readers of any age who simply love dogs for the quirky animals that they are. Among its nearly two hundred neither long nor tall tales: A pit bull goes out for a stroll in the woods near home and returns with a human hand. An Australian cattle dog saves an elderly woman from an alligator. A yellow Labrador claims the cleanest mouth after eating ten bars of soap. A mixed-breed dog nurses three tiger cubs at a Chinese zoo. A golden retriever saves his owner by performing a modified version of the Heimlich Maneuver.
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