Those who don't understand the love of a person and their special pet, cannot value the grief that comes from losing such a pet. In this book, Jack reveals the typical, predictable stages that take place after loss. He teaches the reader what to expect and guides the reader from grief into healing. By the final page, many readers have risen from the trenches of inconsolable grief; ready to resume leading full and happy lives. Once you learn how to do it, you can apply it to every two-legged and four-legged relationship in your life for as long as you live.
Jack McAfghan shares the memoirs of his four-legged life as a mixed-breed Afghan Hound. It is a love story that reveals the depth of love between a dog and its master. It glimpses the devotion between a creature and its Creator. From Obedience Training to hospice therapy work, Jack and his master learn their lessons side by side, inevitably applying what they have learned as their own life unfolds. Jack's words and wisdom will comfort, inform and support those who are in the process of training a dog, grieving over the loss of a friend or learning to love again. He achieves this by presenting observations about interpersonal relationships, psychological aspects of canine behavior and revealing the possibilities that exist in life and after death.
This honest and heartwarming account of Jack's life will touch everyone who has ever loved. It matters not if they have four legs or two. Jack leads us to a higher love while also teaching the art of letting go. He extends himself to every creature of the earth, every human on the planet, every spirit in the universe and most of all, to the bona fide Master over all.