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Button: The Hokkien Therapy Dog

By: Fiona Foo
Publisher: Epigram Books
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    Hokkien Button is no ordinary dog. She was trained as a therapy pet who understands Hokkien, winning the hearts of many. When Fiona first meets Button, something clicks. Here is a loveable dog who is being mistreated and unloved. So Fiona decides to steal her, and they soon transform each other’s lives. In fact, Fiona used to have a terrible fear of dogs—so how does she become the founder of Hope Dog Rescue, saving strays and finding them forever homes? For her part, Button learns affection and a calm confidence. She begins to understand Hokkien and is trained to become a therapy pet, visiting Hokkien hospice patients and bringing joy to many. Though Button is no longer with us, this is her inspiring story.

  • Fiona Foo founded Hope Dog Rescue in July 2011. Growing up she had a terrible fear of dogs, but her first dog, Popsicle, helped her overcome that fear. Now she is passionate about saving stray and abandoned dogs, fostering them and working to find forever homes for them.

ISBN: 9789814845922
Cover Type: Paperback
Page Count: 128
Size: 198mm x 129mm