Afternoon with Puppy

Afternoons with Puppy is a heartwarming account about the evolving relationships and outcomes among a therapist, his therapy animals and his patients over the course of almost two decades. Afternoons with Puppy is a narrative of Dr. Fine’s experiences and the growing respect and awe for the power of the animals on his patients and himself. This book documents some of the magnificent outcomes and discoveries that Dr. Fine has witnessed and made over the past few decades working with these animals, showing how the reader can apply these observations and discoveries to their lives.

 Published by Purdue University Press October 2007

Published by Purdue University Press October 2007

From the Foreword of Marty Becker: 
“It is the intuitive power of animals that can help us heal hurts, lessen stress, feel needed, and express our caring side. So sit back and enjoy the read because you’ll find enough comfort and inspiration to last a lifetime.  After reading this book, you’re destined to meet your own pets on a richer, deeper level as you appreciate their unique gifts even more”. 
Marty Becker, DVM
Resident veterinarian on Good Morning America 

"This is a lovely read and another example of the many roles dogs take on in life. It will also remind us to tune into the quiet communications with our own pets."
Betty White
Actress/Author