By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Meet Boone.READ MORE: Judge Denies Robert Bowers' Motion For Govt. To Produce Evidence It Monitored His Online Activities
He’s a beagle, but, unlike the other howling hound dogs, he’s got a set of wheels, a bowtie and now a national book award.
Boone’s wheelchair helps him get around because he doesn’t have any back legs.READ MORE: Pa. Native, Penn State Grad Carl Nassib Comes Out As First Openly Gay Active NFL Player
A Western Pennsylvania couple adopted him, and his owner decided to write a book about Boone’s incredible adoption story and journey to becoming a therapy dog.
It turns out his happy tale just won the 15th annual National Indie Excellence Award for Children’s Non-Fiction!MORE NEWS: Mary Maloney Shows Display Of Strength, Determination As Rehab Continues Following Spinal Cord Injury
Boone’s story is available on Amazon, and all the proceeds go to Joey’s PAW, an organization that provides prosthetics and wheelchairs to rescue pets in need.