Dog Gone: A Lost Pet's Extraordinary Journey and the Family Who Brought Him Home - Pauls Toutonghi
When I picked up Dog Gone I had no idea what I’d find beyond a story about a family trying to find a dog lost while hiking. What I encountered was a surprisingly intimate and uplifting tale about a family confronting a crisis. Toutonghi is a savvy writer who knows that the roots of our reactions to an emergency can lie deep in our past. Toutonghi reveals astonishing stories about this family, about their personal tragedies, triumphs, and travels so that we can understand what was really at stake. And you get to read about a great dog named Gonker, and others like him, while pondering the joy that is having a companion animal.