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Author Novello, Carol, author.

Title Mutual rescue : how adopting a homeless animal can save you, too / Carol Novello with Ginny Graves.

Publication Info. New York : Grand Central Life & Style, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Library Connection Non-Fiction    636.0887 NOV    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First hardcover edition.
Description viii, 264 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-262).
Contents Introduction -- Heart. Finding courage: pets as secure bases and safe havens -- Building trust: animals and the biochemistry of bonding -- Coping with grief: fur as a source of comfort and solace -- Flourishing after sorrow: four-legged support for post-traumatic growth -- Body. Vitalizing physical health: the effect of wags and whiskers on physiology -- Embracing joy: Animals' playful companionship transforms loneliness -- Overcoming illness or injury: the role of pets in persevering through physical challenges -- Recovering from addiction: the stabilizing power of furry acceptance -- Mind. Cultivating grit: pets as source of strength and resilience -- Supporting mental and emotional well-being: paws anchor us in the present -- Fostering children's development: animals' impact on autism, reading skills, and cognitive growth -- Connection. Enriching relationships: pets bind us together -- Beyond cats and dogs: appreciating the natural world and all the creatures in it -- Discovering purpose: what animals can teach us about meaning, love, and faith.
Subject Pet adoption -- Anecdotes.
Animal shelters -- Anecdotes.
Animal rescue.
Human-animal relationships.
ISBN 9781538713532 (hardcover) $28.00
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