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When I brought Lobbus home, he came with many problems. Separation anxiety with destructive behavior, dog aggression and lack of appetite with a severely underweight dog often made me consider returning him. I decided to keep a journal to record my frustrations, and to keep track of all the things I tried to overcome my problems. Not everything worked and I'm sure some was more luck than method, but eventually the impossible dog turned into a babe. Now, after one year, I am so proud of my dog that I would like to share my experiences and hope that some of the hints will help and encourage other dog owners to give their rescue dogs an extra chance. They will reward you with all their love.

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About the Author

Rieneke Leenders
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Rieneke Leenders has traveled extensively, exploring six continents and 70 countries so far. The slow, down-to-earth way of travel she prefers, enables her to get in closer contact with the local people. After years of exposure she developed a sense of understanding and passion for the world's traditional cultures. This inevitably made a strong impact on the choice of subject matter for her art work.
Rieneke started her art studies in the Netherlands at the Academie voor Kunst en Industrie in Enschede. She graduated from Vakschool Schoonhoven with a major in gold and silversmithing. She focussed on sculpture at the Vrije Academie in Venlo and with Wim Rijvers in Kessel. After moving to the US, she started concentrating on painting. Known for her watercolor portraits, she also uses acrylic and oil and varies her work by painting botanical close-ups.

Publish Date  October 17, 2009

Dimensions  Small Square  60 pgs Standard Paper

Category  Pets

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Comments (53) Write a comment

JanetHumble

JanetHumble says

The print on the preview was small so I couldn't read much, but your pictures really told the story. What a lucky dog to find such a loving home.

posted at 05:34pm Nov 18 PST

jvillasis

jvillasis says

you got my vote!

wonderful! please take a look at my book and vote if you like:

Vietnam Up Close:

http://www.blurb.com/photo-book-contest/view_book/911618

posted at 08:05pm Nov 09 PST

Boogich

Boogich says

My favorite image is the portrait of Lobbus on page 19. I voted!

Please take a look at my travel book, The Italian Holga Experiment
http://www.blurb.com/photo-book-contest/view_book/914118

posted at 05:20am Nov 09 PST

ryantransam

ryantransam says

goed boek Rieneke

posted at 04:40pm Nov 07 PST

paul4321

paul4321 says

Its been lovely to see and pet Lobbus. He is a huge and gentle giant. (with a commanding bark)

posted at 04:32pm Nov 07 PST

gchord

gchord says

thanks for the compliments :) I voted for your book last week.... best of luck

posted at 02:29pm Nov 07 PST

jennywindsor

jennywindsor says

Rieneke: Great book! I voted today. Good luck.
Also, I appreciate discovering the Blurb software. I can see all kinds of possibilites for it. Jenny

posted at 11:36am Nov 07 PST

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