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Author Campbell, Jeff, 1964- author.

Title Daisy to the rescue : true stories of daring dogs, paramedic parrots, and other animal heroes / Jeff Campbell.

Publication Info. San Francisco, CA : Zest Books, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 Simsbury Public Library - Children's Department  J CAMPBELL    Check Shelf
Description 336 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents Pt. 1. Domestic companions -- Lulu the pot-bellied pig...stops traffic -- Dory the rabbit...leaps into action -- Mkombozi the dog...rescues an abandoned baby -- Frisky the dog...kisses his owner -- Honey the cocker spaniel...meets the neighbors -- Shana the half-breed wolf...digs a tunnel of love -- Toby the golden retriever...performs the Heimlich maneuver -- Khan the doberman pinscher...tosses the toddler -- Willie the Quaker parrot...learns a new word -- Inky the cat...knocks on the door -- Angel the golden retriever...wrestles a cougar -- "Free-of-charge mutts:...fend of a suicide bomber -- Stormy the quarter horse...drop kicks a feral boar -- Kabang the aspin...stops a motorcycle -- Pudding the Maine coon...plays doctor -- Lilly the pit bull...Confronts a freight train -- Czarue the stray...keeps a lost girl warm -- Pt. 2. Trained to serve, inspired to heal -- Fonzie the dolphin...makes a boy laugh -- Dakota the golden retriever...predicts heart attacks -- Endal the Labrador retriever...becomes Endal, the wonder dog! -- Roselle the guide dog...leads the way out -- Trakr the German shepherd...finds the last survivor -- Rocky the K-9...catches an armed fugitive -- Cheyenne the pit bull...keeps a vet from suicide -- Betsy the quarter horse...bows to a child -- Molly the pony...loses a leg and inspires hope -- Chancer the golden retriever...calms the storm -- Treo the Labrador retriever...sniffs out a bomb -- Ricochet the surfing dog...rides with the disabled -- Daisy the Labrador retriever...detects breast cancer -- Cairo the Belgian malinois...assists Navy SEAL Team Six -- Pt. 3. Wild saviors -- Jambo the gorilla...comforts a fallen boy -- Ugandan vervet monkeys...adopt a runaway -- Binti Jua the gorilla...consoles an injured child -- Donna Nook gray seals...keep a woman afloat -- Lulu the kangaroo...saves a farmer -- Bottlenose dolphins...round up the lifeguards -- Ningnong the elephant...runs from a tsunami -- Ethiopian lions...rescue a girl from kidnappers -- Bottlenose dolphins...stop a shark attack -- Mila the beluga whale...lifts a drowning diver -- Pt. 4. Legends and folktales -- Mediterranean dolphins...give a Greek poet a ride -- Gelert the wolfhound...saves the baby -- Moustache the poodle...joins the French revolution -- Barry der Menschenretter...saves travelers in the Swiss Alps -- Pelorus Jack...guides ships through rocky straits -- Sergeant Stubby...sniffs out gas in WWI -- Wolves in India...raise two girls in their den -- Togo the Siberian husky...goes the extra mile -- Chips, dog 11-A...takes Italian prisoners.
Summary Collects over fifty true stories of heroic animals rescuing people, including a pot-bellied pig, parrot, dolphin, and half-breed wolf, with current scientific research about the human-animal bond.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 298-326) and index.
Subject Animal heroes -- Anecdotes -- Juvenile literature.
Human-animal relationships -- Juvenile literature.
Animal behavior -- Juvenile literature.
Cognition in animals -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 1936976625
9781936976621: $17.99
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