Golden Moment: On Toby’s Terms Retrieves A Gold Medal!

Puppy Love from the judges at The Reader’s Favorite Book Awards

Online PR News – 08-September-2012 – Edmonton-Alberta, Canada – On Toby’s Terms, the bestselling memoir by author Charmaine Hammond about the journey she and her husband Chris Alcock take after they rescued their dog Toby, a Chesapeake Bay Retriever, has recently been honored with a gold medal in the Readers Favorite Award Contest Non Fiction-Animals category.

The contest, open to authors of both fiction and non-fiction books, award their seal of excellence in over 70 categories. According to one of the judges on the contest’s judging panel “The book is the most delightful story and should be required reading for every dog owner or potential owner.”

On Toby’s Terms ( a book about life, patience and purpose is a first rate story about the love between a dog and his family. According to author Charmaine Hammond “We are honored to win this award and happy and proud that readers get a chance to know and love Toby like we do.”

On Toby’s Terms is an Amazon bestseller and soon to become a major motion picture. There is also a children’s book series featuring Toby working his miracles as a pet therapy dog.

Charmaine Hammond, MA, BA, is an international transformational speaker, helping people live inspired, resilient lives and is a leading trainer in corporate North America helping transform workplaces.Charmaine is also the co-author of new book GPS Your Best Life-Charting Your Destination and Getting There in Stye (Bettie Youngs Books, Sept. 2012). Charmaine has been featured on CBC, CTV, Global TV, 820 CHAM, Alberta Prime Time News, many major newspapers, and in various magazines.