Emergency Animal Rescue Stories: True Stories about People Dedicated to Saving Animals from Disaster

Emergency Animal Rescue Stories: True Stories about People Dedicated to Saving Animals from Disaster

by Terri Crisp
     
 

For those who love animals comes this riveting account of an extraordinary, dedicated team of more than 3,500 trained volunteers. EARS (Emergency Animal Rescue Service) takes on the task that the Red Cross and other human-focused organizations simply can't: helping animals survive natural and man-made disasters. You will be moved by the courageous, poignant, and

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For those who love animals comes this riveting account of an extraordinary, dedicated team of more than 3,500 trained volunteers. EARS (Emergency Animal Rescue Service) takes on the task that the Red Cross and other human-focused organizations simply can't: helping animals survive natural and man-made disasters. You will be moved by the courageous, poignant, and at times humorous stories, including:



The desperate search by a 14-year-old girl to locate her missing cats
Libby, the dog who was rescued from Texas oil fields and is now the official taste-tester at a dog bakery in California
How a hoist saved a cow from raging Texas floodwaters
The resourceful skunk who found his safe haven in a portable toilet
How Bumpus, the fantastic, fearless feline, survived disfiguring burns and became a hero
Plus many more!

The wrath of nature in the form of fire, flood, hurricane, or earthquake takes an enormous toll on animals as well as people. But, while there has long been help to save humans, there wasn't anyone who focused on helping the animals. This is why EARS—Emergency Animal Rescue Service—came into being. Inside are the real-life stories of EARS volunteers, and how their efforts have saved countless animals from certain death. You will read about the touching reunions of pet owners with the cherished pets they feared were dead. You will appreciate the wonderful service that EARS and its thousands of volunteers provide to all of us with their rescue efforts. Most of all these stories will make you laugh, cry, and marvel at the deep connection humans and animals share.



These and other stories are sure to inspire andthrill as well as make you appreciate the wonderful bond that exists between animals and the special people who care enough to save them.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761517061
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.86(w) x 8.86(h) x 1.22(d)

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