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Ride a Wave of Hope with the Surf Dog Who Inspires Millions

Tuesday June 3, 2014 marks the official launch of this wonderful book Ricochet: Riding a Wave of Hope with the Dog Who Inspires Millions Judy Fridono shares the emotionally-moving story of Ricochet, the beloved golden retriever who went from puppy prodigy to service-dog dropout before becoming an inspirational phenomenon and Internet sensation.

Judy Fridono is a service dog trainer and Founder of Puppy Prodigies, a unique program that trains puppies from an early age to be service dogs. She is also the guardian of Ricochet, the amazing surf dog who is a philanthropic hero, fundraising marvel and goodwill ambassador.

A one-of-a-kind dog, Ricochet has surfed her way into millions of hearts with her message of hope, healing, living your purpose and pawing it forward. Ricochet herself is a shining example of the rewards that come with being true to yourself and making the most of your gifts.

Through her extraordinary gift of surfing, Ricochet has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for charities and those in need. With every wave she rides, she heals hearts and transforms lives by teaching people to believe in themselves and follow their heart.

Because of Ricochet’s fund-raising events a teenager with a debilitating spinal cord injury received treatment that allowed him to walk at his high school graduation; a young boy with autism found his voice; and a soldier burdened by post-traumatic stress regained his freedom.

The story of Ricochet is one of purity, synchronicity, our interconnectedness and opening ourselves to life’s ‘paw’sibilities. It will motivate your spirit to make the most of the gifts hidden within you—so you can shine your light on the world and paw it forward!

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