- 06 June 2014 | Surfing
"Ricochet: Riding a Wave of Hope with the Dog Who Inspires Millions" is the story of the golden retriever who went from puppy prodigy to service-dog dropout before becoming an inspirational phenomenon and internet sensation.
Judy Fridono, service dog trainer and founder of "Puppy Prodigies," shares the adventures of a female dog that surfs with children with special needs, people with disabilities, wounded warriors, and veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder.
Readers will have the opportunity to explore the understand how Ricochet is changing lives. She has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for charitable causes and inspired people to believe in themselves.
One day, the golden dog unexpectedly jumped on a surfboard with 14-year-old, Patrick Ivison, who is quadriplegic. Her life had a purpose.
The philanthropic hero and goodwill ambassador is trained by Fridono. Ricochet is probably the most famous surf dog in the world.