Boone uses a wheelchair to get around, and his tale is receiving recognition on a national scale.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff


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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.

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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!

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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.