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Read online Wallace: The Underdog Who Conquered a Sport, Saved a Marriage, and Championed Pit Bulls-- One Flying Disc at a Time.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Wallace: The Underdog Who Conquered a Sport, Saved a Marriage, and Championed Pit Bulls-- One Flying Disc at a Time The author of the i New York Times i bestseller i The Lost Dogs i shares the heartwarming tale of one plucky unwanted pit bull who achieved international celebrity b .

Today Wallace is a champion But in the summer of he was living in a shelter a refugee from a suspicious pit bull breeding operation Then Andrew Roo Yori entered the picture A scientist and shelter volunteer Roo could tell immediately that Wallace was something special While on his honeymoon Roo learned that Wallace was about to be put down Frantic and even though they already had two dogs Roo and his wife fought to keep Wallace alive until they could return home to adopt him .

Once Wallace made it home Roo knew the dog needed a mission and serendipity led them to the world of competitive Frisbee dogs It seemed like a terrible idea Pit bulls are everything that most Frisbee dogs aren t large and heavy with thick muscles that can make them look less than graceful But that was fine with Roo because part of his mission was to change people s minds about pit bulls After overcoming everything from injuries to prejudice against the breed the unlikely pair became World Champions .

Movingly told by bestselling author Jim Gorant i Wallace i will capture the hearts of animal lovers everywhere and help rescue this popular breed s unfairly tarnished reputation by Jim Gorant

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Wallace: The Underdog Who Conquered a Sport, Saved a Marriage, and Championed Pit Bulls-- One Flying Disc at a Time
Title:Wallace: The Underdog Who Conquered a Sport, Saved a Marriage, and Championed Pit Bulls-- One Flying Disc at a Time
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Number of Pages:272
Category:Non fiction, Animals, Dogs, Biography, Memoir
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dozens of dogs who survived As acclaimed writer Jim Gorant discovered their story is the truly newsworthy aspect of this case Expanding on Gorant s i Sports Illustrated i cover story i The Lost Dogs i traces the effort to bring Vick to justice and turns the spotlight on these infamous pit bulls which were saved from euthanasia by an outpouring of public appeals coupled with a court order that Vick pay nearly a million dollars in restitution to the dogs br br As an ASPCA led team evaluated each one they found a few hardened fighters but many more lovable friendly creatures desperate for compassion In i The Lost Dogs i we meet these amazing animals a number of which are now living in loving homes while some even work in therapy programs Johnny Justice participates in Paws for Tales which lets kids get comfortable with reading aloud by reading to dogs Leo spends three hours a week with cancer patients and troubled teens At the heart of the stories are the rescue workers who transformed 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