I decided then I will read it someday. Oogy’s personality triumphs over any outward defects. Those side stories will come together to create good context. Not just the human spirit but the living spirit. But the unique heart of this particular story is that through Oogy we see proof that some extraordinary creatures “can endure the most agonizing and horrific events without any lasting damage to the spirit, without harm to the ability to give and receive love. Author spends way too much time in the first half of the book talking in far too great detail about things other than the dog on the cover.

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Oogy: The Dog Only a Family Could Love by Larry Levin

Heartwarming and redemptive, OOGY is the story of the people who were determined to rescue this dog against all odds, and of the family who took him home, named him “Oogy” an affectionate derivative of uglyand made him one of their own. Levin, for sharing it! There was a lot of oogy book and emotion at points, but then, for pages and pages it would dry up. This wonderful dog can be a oogy book object lesson to educate and uplift all of us, but particularly those who may be suffering through a physical disfigurement or other obstacle of their own or who are trying to come to terms with abuse.

Oogy dreams of Larry, naturally. Kudos not only to Oogy’s family but also to Diane Klein, Dr.


However, this family I read about had oogy book warmth and life to them I couldn’t help but fall a little in love with all. The story really is about what his family learned from him, and how love can just appear in life and how it is such a precious gift.

Nobody thought anyone in their right mind would adopt a dog that had lost and ear and was mangled. Or I made a shelf for “Yahtzee books”: Levin’s lufu is profound and we are all oogy book much better off because of Oogy.

Oogy: The Dog Only a Family Could Love

I think I’ve made that clear. He obviously had an extraordinary tolerance for pain. I don’t agree with everything Levin writes about but a true animal lover he is.

Jun 07, Allison Mccandless rated it did not like it. Overall, Oogy is a book of hope about a loving, mangled, happy, friendly dog. The description makes the book sound oh so ooy to every dog or animal lover. It oogy book that dog fighters are poor, black, and from broken homes, and therefore don’t deserve to have dogs or families. Larry and the twins meet Oogy when they took their oogt cat to the vet to be put down. Want to Read oogy book. Despite his massive facial disfigurement and missing ear, all things that happened to him as a result of a trauma that wasn’t his fault, he’s still a sign of hope and love.

I know he microwaves his coffee for 50 seconds. Oogy is my kind of dog! It’s the people you surround yourself with, the people you develop with, that truly make you who you are.


Nov 30, Julianna rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Not very professional IMO oogy book certainly nothing having to do with the writing of this book. Oogy book think it’s a real testament to Oogy’s personality and determination that he lived at all, much less was so sweet and docile throughout his surgeries and recovery.

As a Yahtzee book, Oogy is a five stars.

Oogy: The Dog Only a Family Could Love By Larry Levin | A Simple Taste for Reading

With an extremely detailed telling of the authors morning routine from getting out of bed to making his sons breakfast. Overall, Oogy is a good book but not a great oogy book. This story made my heart ache. Against all odds — or common sense, it would seem — the animal hospital oogj hours operating on the dog and fostering him through his recovery.

The language ooggy between Full Disclosure: If so, this book is for you! Dec 07, Donna rated it really liked it Shelves: Levin and Oogy have made several appearances at fund-raising benefits and are helping oogy book raise awareness of dog fighting which is an equally admirable mission.