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The True Story of Raising the World s First English Teddy Bear Goldendoodle
Fairhope, Alabama (November 20, 2013) - In a charming new children s book entitled Fletcher, local dog enthusiast and specialized breeder, Sherri Smeraglia shares the heart-warming story of her own puppy, Fletcher, the first English Teddy Bear Goldendoodle and how he came to be. In her first book, the author also celebrates the lifelong, loving relationship between children and their dogs. Fletcher was released on November 14, 2013, just in time for the holiday season.
As part of the City of Fairhope s Annual Holiday Open House event, Smeraglia and her dog, Fletcher, will be on hand to sign copies of this very special book. The event will take place at Page & Palette Bookstore on Sunday, November 24 from 1-5 p.m.
For more information on the book signing event, visit www.pageandpalette.com or call 251.928.5295. The bookstore is located at the corner of Section Street and Delamare Avenue.
Smeraglia and Fletcher recently participated in two popular local events: the 29th Annual Christmas Jubilee - presented by the Junior League of Mobile and Page & Palette s Duck Dynasty event.
English Teddy Bear Goldendoodles combine the best traits of both breeds. They re intelligent, highly trainable, and ideal for owners with allergies. Smeraglia continues, These dogs are literally changing the world. I receive stories daily from clients about how our Goldendoodles have saved their lives. I felt a calling to write Fletcher to share with the world how this amazing, lovable breed came to be.
A portion of the proceeds from the book sales are earmarked by Smeraglia for Honduras Mission Outreach.
About the Author
Smeraglia is committed to purpose-breeding to ensure her dogs are healthy, intelligent, and safe family pets. She also produces Teddy Bear Schnoodles, a popular specialty breed combining Schnauzers and Poodles, as part of her service and therapy dog program. Smeraglia specializes in Goldendoodles and Teddy Bear Schnoodles because she has found that they are the #1 allergy-free breeds.
Her love for dogs and dedication to ethical breeding is evident in her dog training school, Doodle Prep School - developed for families that want a head start on their puppies training before adoption. The Doodle Prep School's training programs are exclusive to Goldendoodles and have expanded to provide specialized training for English Teddy Bear Goldendoodles going into therapy and service work. Smeraglia s Puppy University is the headquarters of Doodle Prep School. Puppy University is located in Daphne, AL. For more information, visit doodleprepschool.com or call 251.279.0377.
About the Illustrator
About English Teddy Bear Goldendoodles
Developed in response to world-wide demand for an even-tempered dog suitable for people with severe allergies
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