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Published by Pacific Press Pub. Association in Nampa, Idaho .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Dogs -- United States -- Anecdotes

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled and edited by Joe L. Wheeler.
      GenreAnecdotes.
      ContributionsWheeler, Joe L., 1936-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSF426.2 .O96 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination199 p. :
      Number of Pages199
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3307979M
      ISBN 100816320454
      LC Control Number2004054282
      OCLC/WorldCa55738279

      The Twelve Stories of Christmas 25 copies; Christmas in My Heart 8 25 copies; Christmas in My Heart 12 24 copies; The Best of Times: A Classic Collection of Timeless Tales (Great Stories) 23 copies; Owney, The Post Office Dog And Other Great Dog Stories (The Good Lord Made 21 copies, 1 review; The Best of Christmas in My Heart 20 copies. The dog frequently came into the post office with his master, and he seemed to really love the smell of the mailbags and would spend a great deal of his time sleeping on them. When his owner left the Albany Post Office for greener pastures, he .

      - Explore librarydragon7's board "Railway Mail Service", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Vintage dog, Post office and Famous dogs pins. One rainy night in , a stray dog wandered into the U.S. Post Office in Albany, New York. Workers found him the next morning asleep on a pile of mail pouches. The dog seemed to like the post office and the smell of the mailbags and the men's wool uniforms. When no one came to claim him, they named him Owney and made him their pet. However, Owney's loyalty and .

      “Owney,” the clever and popular post office dog, has traveled over almost every postal route in North America, and tags and medals, collected from his friends along the way, amounting to a bushel or more, are kept in the Post Office Department at Washington. And Other Great Cat Stories. Author: Joe L. Wheeler; Publisher: Pacific PressPub Assn; ISBN: ; Category: Pets; Page: ; View: ; DOWNLOAD NOW» Following the triumph of his nostalgic anthology of dog tales in Owney the Post Office Dog, comes Joe Wheelers second installment in The Good Lord Made Them All seriesthis time for.


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These moving and memorable stories are sure to warm your heart with honor, friendship and love. Owney the Post Office Dog and Other Great Dog Stories () by Joe L. WheelerBrand: Pacific Press Publishing Association.

Beautifully written and suitable for the whole family, Owney the Post-Office Dog and Other Great Dog Stories celebrates the timeless virtues of loyalty, honor, friendship, and devotion through tales that are among the most moving and memorable you’ll ever here to view all the books in The Good Lord Made Them All series.

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Heartwarming stories about man's best friend from America's best storyteller Known for collecting stories that require keeping tissues handy, Joe L. Wheeler Free shipping over $ ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Introduction: Only the dog / Joseph Leininger Wheeler and Albert Payson Terhune --Owney, the Post Office dog / Joseph Leininger Wheeler --The tail of the lobo / Penny Porter --The inhumanities / Julia Tavenner M'Garvey --The killer / Verne Athanas --Wolf.

Owney the Postal Dog On an autumn day ina shaggy pup took his first step toward becoming a postal legend when he crept into the Albany, New York Post Office. The postal workers soon took a liking to the dog’s friendly demeanor and adorably furry face.

The other clerks took him into their care and Owney bided his time, sleeping on mailbags. When the mailbags moved—first to the mail wagon and then. Owney, The Post Office Dog. The time was winterand the place was the post office in Albany, New York, where a cold, bedraggled fox terrier made his way inside looking for shelter.

The postal clerks took him in, fed him, and provided the dog with a warm place to sleep. Owney the Post Office Dog and Other Great Dog Stories, compiled and edited by Joe L. Wheeler, SF NPM. Owney, the postal dog, a tired, hungry puppy, an open door, a quiet corner and rest, then new adventures, mail cars, boats, travel, a trip around the world.

A true story, by Avah W. Hughes, PZ H85 OW NPM. Owney is right up there with Lassie, Old Yeller and Benjie with many books written about him: "Owney The Post Office Dog and Other Great Dog Stories," by Joe L.

Wheeler; "The Further Adventures of a Lucky Dog: Owney, U.S. Rail Mail Mascot," by Dirk Wales; "Owney the Mail Pouch Pooch," by Mona Kerby; "A Small Dog's Big Life: Around the World. I absolutely love this warm story about a dog names Owney who became famous for his travels.

Owney, the Mail-Pouch Pooch is a story about a dog who takes shelter at a post office one night and falls asleep on some mail bags. The next morning, when he is discovered, he becomes very defensive and protects his mail bags/5.

No other dog in Albany history has a legend that transcends the fame of Owney, the plucky orphaned Irish terrier mix who was the city’s beloved 19th-century postal mascot.

Owney (ca. J ), was a Border terrier adopted as the first unofficial postal mascot by the Albany, New York, post office about This epistolary tale - a story told entirely in letters and news articles is a really fun way to get to know the story of Owney and his world travels with the postal service/5.

Owney, whose portrait you see below, was a rough coated terrier mix who initially belonged to a mail carrier. Born aroundthe dog became the mascot of the U.S.

post office in Albany, New York. Owney began to travel with the mail bags of the Railroad Mail Service and logged overmiles before his death in Owney the Post-Office Dog and Other Great Dog Stories by Joe L.

Wheeler. $ James Paperback Book The Fast Free. $ $ Free shipping. Owney the Post-Office Dog and Other Great Dog Stories by Joe L. Wheeler. $ Free shipping. ABRAHAM LINCOLN CIVIL WAR STORIES: HEARTWARMING STORIES By Joe Wheeler EXCELLENT. $Seller Rating: % positive. Owney, posed here with a letter carrier, was a scruffy mutt who became a regular fixture at the Albany, New York, post office in His owner was likely a postal clerk who let the dog walk him to work.

Owney was attracted to the texture or scent of the mailbags and when his master moved away, Owney stayed with his new mail clerk friends.

Owney, the Post Office Dog. From St. Nicholas. Dec. 24, ; Credit The New York Times Archives. See the article in its original context from DecemPage 10 Buy Reprints. 10 Of The Most Heartwarming Dog Stories From History.

just as Bob the Railway dog was obsessed with trains, Owney loved the scent and texture of mail bags and followed them by land, train, or boat wherever they went.

When Owney’s owner left for whatever reason, Owney stayed behind at the post office with his precious mailbags. After a. Owney was a fearless stray dog who wandered into the Albany, New York, post office in and began hopping on trains that carried bags of mail around the country.And, like Patsy Ann, there is a book written about her, Annie The Railroad Dog, A True Story.

In fact, she is also featured in the collection titled Owney the Post Office Dog and Other Great Dog Stories. Annie's Mason Street grave site (near Laporte Avenue) is a historical landmark.Heartwarming Tales for Animal Lovers. Stories of amazing animals and their owners. The Dog in the Dentist Chair: And other true stories of animals who help, comfort, and love kids.

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