by Kristin Mehus-Roe & Keith May
True Stories of Dogs and Their Handlers. This book explores the many ways in which dogs historically and currently serve humankind in the workplace, while encouraging sensitivity to the needs of working dog breeds kept as pets.
Through more than 90 interviews, the author explores the symbiotic relationship between a working dog and its handler, allowing the individual stories to shine as well as looking at the larger meaning of working dogs in our society. Working Dogs addresses both the positives and negatives of dog work and looks at what working dogs symbolize in the larger rols of animals in society.
Some of the specific jobs investigated include Service Dogs, Search and Rescue Dogs, K-9 Cops, and Showbiz Dogs. 240 pages