special needs

Author Interview: Kelly Preston – “Real Dogs Don’t Whisper”

Today, we’re talking with Kelly Preston, author of Real Dogs Don’t Whisper: Life Lessons From A Larger Than Life Dog and His Owner.┬áKelly is Mom to four special needs dogs, whom she writes about in the book, featuring Mr. MaGoo, the most outgoing of the group. What made you want to write your book? Having… Read more »

Starting 2013 on a “thrilling” note

lost and found book

January was a month of recuperating and getting caught up from being pretty sick with pneumonia, so I didn’t get any blogging done. We’ll just think of February as starting our 2013 here at Almost Perfect Pets. And with it being the start of the year, I’d like to start on a pawsitive note —… Read more »

We’re A Trend!

When we published Almost Perfect: Disabled Pets and the People Who Love Them, there was no other book available that was devoted solely to the stories of special needs pets. Within a year of its publication, there were three other similar titles. Conventional wisdom in the publishing industry is that if there’s no other book… Read more »

Remembering Lucy

Lucy wasn’t a special needs dog, unless you count needing a little extra attention every time she entered a room. Lucy was just special. She worked as a therapy dog for special needs people, and I just wanted to share this little memorial from Lucy’s people. Lucy crossed the Rainbow Bridge yesterday, just shy of… Read more »