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Latest Allen Anderson Stories

2012-12-19 08:24:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On holidays, when a homeless dog unexpectedly becomes someone's gift, the generous gesture doesn't always turn out well. Best-selling author Allen Anderson found a year-old cocker spaniel named Leaf at an animal shelter. Even though he was a pet expert who had written over a dozen animal books, Anderson wasn't prepared for the chaos this traumatized dog brought to his life. In his new memoir "A Dog Named Leaf" (Lyons/Globe Pequot Press, November...

2012-10-23 07:26:44

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A best-selling author of animal books that explore the invisible connections between people and animals, has written A Dog Named Leaf: the Hero from Heaven Who Saved My Life (Lyons Press, 2012). Allen Anderson's memoir starts with the life-shattering news that he has two potentially fatal health issues - a brain aneurysm, which could rupture at any time, and a blood clot aimed at his heart. His present health dangers interweave with pulse-pounding...