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  08/26/2010      10:00 am

The Dr. Pat Show: Talk Radio to Thrive By!: Can Man's Best Friend Ease Mental Illness? Expert and Author, Patti Sherlock, Reveals How Pet Companionship Can Ease Emotional Strife

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Patti Sherlock

Patti Sherlock

Patti Sherlock knows how to tell a dog story. Her books, three novels for young people and three adult nonfiction books -- with many of them being about the bond between master and pet -- have garnered awards and recognitions. A Dog for All Seasons, is about the author's brilliant and steadfast companion, Duncan, a Border collie. Letters from Wolfie, is about a 13-year-old boy who volunteers his dog to be a scout dog during the Vietnam war. The book was a Junior Library Guild selection, and it was also selected for "Solano Kids Read," 2008, as well as for "One City-One Book," by Westminster, CO, 2005. The book was nominated for the Rebecca Caudill Award Illinois 2009, and won the Merial Human-Animal Bond Award from the Dog Writers Association of America.