Charlie: The Dog Who Came In From The Wild by Lisa Tenzin-DolmaCharlie: The Dog Who Came In From The Wild by Lisa Tenzin-Dolma

Charlie: The Dog Who Came In From The Wild

byLisa Tenzin-DolmaForeword byMarc Bekoff

Paperback | September 15, 2015

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One cold February night, a terrified feral dog was carried into the author's home, and began a very different life to everything he had previously known. This is the true story of the extraordinary bond that developed between Lisa and Charlie, a one-eyed Romanian feral dog, who had lived wild until he was captured and sent to the UK to be homed. Unused to the presence of people, Charlie had no coping skills other than to follow his instincts. Although Lisa had worked with many deeply troubled dogs, the challenges posed by Charlie's background were unique. Wild, fearful and highly reactive, more wolf than dog, Charlie needed a great deal of understanding, patience and compassion in order to help him adjust to his new life.

Despite numerous obstacles and setbacks, the developing relationship between Charlie and Lisa, and Lisa's daughter, Amber, and resident dog, Skye, transformed all of their lives. Charlie's gradual shift from fearful feral to happy, affectionate, fun-loving family dog is touching and heart-warming, and clearly demonstrates the transformative power of love and kindness.

Passionate about dog welfare,Lisa Tenzin-Dolmais the founder and principal of The International School for Canine Practitioners, and founder of the Dog Welfare Alliance, a non-profit organization which brings together members of the public and dog professionals, and supports rescue organizations across the globe. Lisa is the author of ...
Title:Charlie: The Dog Who Came In From The WildFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:112 pages, 8.75 × 6.75 × 0.25 inShipping dimensions:8.75 × 6.75 × 0.25 inPublished:September 15, 2015Publisher:Veloce PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1845847849

ISBN - 13:9781845847845


Editorial Reviews

"This book gives valuable insight to anyone considering adopting and sharing their lives with a rescue dog. Join the author as she takes you on her step by step journey, setting about socialising Charlie to his new world, and be guided by her indispensable advice in how to deal with the many behavioural problems often associated with dogs that are introduced to unfamiliar and scary new surroundings. The flick of each page will touch your heart as you experience what life is like on both sides of the fence, living with and gaining the trust of a dog like Charlie. It is, in short, a gem." - Maxwell Muir, Action 4 Dogs