|Plot Summary of The Dogs Who Came To Stay|
|"This is a delightful story of a man's unselfish adoption of a stray dog and one of her pups. A female dog who was led to a toolshed in this man's garden surely was guided by a higher being...for through gentle patience he won her trust and her lifelong devotion. A bonus gift for the reader is the fact that this gentle man also adopted one of her pups! The antics of these two dogs as they share the life of Professor Pitcher and his friend Ed bring smiles and tears. We, the readers, get to tag along for the joyful episodes of a lifetime of tricks, treats, and tears. From the shy dog in the backyard...to the beautiful animals that love and understanding created...this book was a joy! I want to read it again!"
Katherine Harmon, Resident Scholar
|"The Dogs who Came to Stay is a true account of two Princeton Professors and their relationship with a black a tan stray dog. The dog came into there backyard to hide and have her pups, little did the two professors know that the mother Lupa along with her pup Remus, would become such a big part of there lives. This book dealt with animal behavior, love, human behavior toward animals, importance of animals to humans, devotion, trust, loyalty, and most importantly love. "
Chris Kantlehner, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Dogs Who Came To Stay|
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Time/era of story
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Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
- White (American)
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 6 ()
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
- explicit references to deaths
- No single main character?
- written like a journal/diary/letters
Amount of dialog
- little dialog
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