When John Tovey lost his sight at the age of 42, he thought his life was over. He was wrong, it was just beginning. John had followed a bad path drifting in and out of trouble. He was sent to improvement schools, a young offenders institute and eventually a prison. John was on self-destruct and thought nothing or no one could help him. Then he became the victim of a vicious attack by a notorious train asteaminga gang. John knew he had to take the witness stand. He bravely gave evidence which helped put the men behind bars but just as head started to turn his life around for the better, fate dealt him another blow and John went blind overnight. He lost everything, his sight, his job and his home. Scared and alone, John asked for help and, thanks to Guide Dogs for the Blind, was introduced to a bouncy black labrador called Dez. Dez brought colour and light back into Johnas life and slowly he learned how to live again. It was a partnership made in heaven and in 2012; Dez won the coveted aGuide Dog of the Yeara award. With his loyal dog by his side, John stepped out of the shadows and back into the light. A Dog Called Dez is the inspirational story of one manas redemption thanks to his fourlegged friend. It not only follows Johnas remarkable life, it also shares the moving story of how manas best friend taught him how to love life again.One had a professional tattoo, even though he was only 14. Another one hada homemade tattoo likeme, buthis was onhisface, underneath hiseye. As soon as we entered the building the staff seemed to disappear. Within secondsI was put inaanbsp;...
|Title||:||A Dog Called Dez - The Story of how one Amazing Dog Changed his Owner's Life|
|Author||:||John Tovey, Veronica Clark|
|Publisher||:||John Blake Publishing - 2013-10-07|