Joe Flynn’s new book “The Miracle of Bubba: An Inspirational Dog Story” is a moving story of a paralyzed dog that has gone nationwide.

Joe Flynn knew he wanted to share the story of his beloved black Labrador retriever Bubba who was fully paralyzed in a unique accident, but he wasn’t sure where to start.

July 13th 2019

Flynn said his journey started when he began talking with other dog owners and
veterinarians who had dogs with special needs and unique health issues but
information about the condition was limited. After a brainstorming session with his family, input from neighbors who witnessed Bubba’s accident and daily special needs, he penned his first “Bubba” series book. This book is a story of a gifted and athletic hunting dog, Bubba the black lab, who experiences a unique stroke-like accident called ‘Canine Fibrocartilaginous Embolism (FCE). The stroke leaves this beautiful 110lb dog fully paralyzed at age five (5).

Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, Joe Flynn’s wonderful tale has
been quickly grabbing hearts and gaining positive reviews nationwide.

In July, great-timing and preparation came together when Joe’s daughter, Shawn Vicklund, met Best-Selling Author, Anchor of ‘The Daily Briefing’ and Co-Host of ‘The Five’ on Fox News, Dana Perino. Also known as, ‘Jasper’s Mom’, Dana Perino is a avid dog-lover and has written several best-selling books including, ‘Let
Me Tell You About Jasper…: How My Best Friend Became America’s Dog’ and ‘The Good News Is… Lessons and Advice From The Bright Side’. This meeting at a local Starbucks in Bozeman, Montana helped propel ‘The Miracle of Bubba’ into a nationwide story. With Dana’s book recommendation, social media endorsement and sharing nationwide on ‘The Five’, Bubba’s story is being heard.

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Dog owners across the country have been reaching out to Flynn to share their own personal dog stories, even sharing photos of their dog’s condition, and sending emails asking for advice. ‘It’s incredibly moving and special to hear other dog owner’s share their experiences. This is why I had to tell Bubba’s story. If Bubba’s story can give hope and inspiration to other dog owners who are on the FCE journey with their pup, this has been successful’, says author Joe Flynn.

With less than a 1% chance of survival, this story will make you wonder what you would do if this were your loyal companion. Bubba was greeting his owner when this accident occurred. He was scared, immobile and counting on his owner. The story will grab your heart as Flynn navigates his options with his beloved Bubba. Beyond sharing this story, Joe hopes to raise awareness and inspire other pet owners to sometimes look outside the box, when their pets incur serious physical ailments, such as FCE and other issues that can emerge, especially in large-breed dogs where recovery is much rarer.

As a featured author at several Barnes and Noble bookstores across Montana as well as Country Bookshelf, Montana’s Largest Independent Bookstore, readers have been inspired, intrigued and are enjoying this heart- warming dog story. To view more upcoming events, please visit:

This is a remarkable, family-friendly story for all ages, special needs dogs and dog lovers alike.

Learn more about ‘The Miracle of Bubba: An Inspirational Dog Story’ at:

Readers who wish to experience this amazing work can purchase “The Miracle of Bubba: An Inspirational Dog Story” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

About Page Publishing:
Page Publishing is a traditional New York based full-service publishing house that handles all of the intricacies involved in publishing its authors’ books, including distribution in the world’s largest retail outlets and royalty generation. Page Publishing knows that authors need to be free to create – not bogged down with complicated business issues like eBook conversion, establishing wholesale accounts, insurance, shipping, taxes and the like. Its roster of authors can leave behind these tedious, complex and time-consuming issues, and focus on their
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