“A moving tribute to the rescuers and the rescued and the world they create together.” —Susannah Charleson, author of Scent of the Missing: Love and Partnership with a Search and Rescue Dog
“The world is a better place for the likes of Melanie and Jim, and their passion for what they do so well can be found on every page.”—Dr. Nick Trout, author of the NY Times bestseller Tell Me Where It Hurts and Love Is the Best Medicine
“If you know her equine work—or her literary work—you already know that Melanie Sue Bowles is a patron saint of horse rescue. With this new book, we discover that this woman is also dogs’ best friend.”—Duncan Strauss, host of the radio show “Talking Animals”
What does an unlikely pack of stray and homeless dogs have in common with a certain herd of downtrodden horses? They were all lucky enough to wind up in the loving arms of Melanie Sue Bowles and her husband, Jim founders of Proud Spirit Horse Sanctuary. Author Melanie Sue Bowles introduced readers to this extraordinary place of healing in her debut book, The Horses of Proud Spirit, and in the inspiring sequel, Hoof Prints: More Stories from Proud Spirit. Now Melanie graces readers once again with unforgettable true stories, this time about the numerous dogs who have found their way to the Bowles’s gate and into their hearts. The Dogs of Proud Spirit is a testament to the undeniable truth that animals enrich our lives. They give us—and teach us to give—boundless joy and unconditional love.
Great book to share with your kids.The good thing about all her books is you can follow her updates on Facebook to see the dogs and how they are doing as well as the horses and she... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Ann Davis
Before reading Dogs i read horses and hoof prints!
all bought on Amazon!
Awesome stories that make our heart better than before!
Just a problem about tears! Read more
I loved all of the Proud Spirit books. Melanie's storytelling skills are unsurpassed. And I always need my box of Kleenex because she reaches in and tugs at your heart. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Cheryl C
I and my family have read all of Melanie's books and LOVE them!!! We are so grateful to have people like Melanie and Jim who care so much and show their love and caring through... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Glenda Jones
If you love dogs, or know someone who does, you can't go wrong with 'The Dogs of Proud Spirit' ! So heartwarming, and sweet, every chapter makes you want to stay up one more hour... Read morePublished 2 months ago by MsHeard
A heartwarming group of stories on how the sanctuary got stared. If I were a dog it is where I would like to live. Read morePublished 4 months ago by puzzler