Oogy: The Dog Only a Family Could Love
There was something about Oogy that made him special. Perhaps it was the missing ear, or the asymmetrical face, or the hapless look of a rescued pup who not long before had been used as bait for pit bull warriors. Whatever the qualities, it convinced Larry Levin and his twin sons to adopt this... show more
There was something about Oogy that made him special. Perhaps it was the missing ear, or the asymmetrical face, or the hapless look of a rescued pup who not long before had been used as bait for pit bull warriors. Whatever the qualities, it convinced Larry Levin and his twin sons to adopt this hapless, ugly pooch and make him part of their household. A heart-tugging saga for anyone who can't resist the plaintive, upturned eyes. A word of mouth bestseller now in a paperback edition that contains a new afterword.
Publish date: October 18th 2011
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
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A tragic tale, but lacking in story depth. While the tale is toughing, so is so many stories of similiar rescue stories I can read on facebook or animal sites. If I am going to take the time to read a book, I want more depth to it. A personal touch, unique animal personality. And while I got glimp...
Sweet story that brought a tear to my eye.
This is a heartfelt memoir of a family's love for a dog. However, it is just not all about a truly special dog, but a family that includes a dog. So, there is a lot in here about Larry's family as well. When Larry decided to put down his ailing family cat, fate would have it that his veterinari...
Why did I read this on my lunch in the breakroom? I knew it was going to make me cry, memoirs about animals always make me cry.Don't worry, I passed it off as really bad allergies.
Written by a lawyer. And you can tell. It's boring and dry. I had to push past all that dullness to get to the heart of the story, which was really lovely. This book isn't for everyone. Some might fall asleep.