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Half the households in America include an animal companion. Yet, each year, community shelters take in six to eight million unwanted dogs and cats who face an uncertain fate. With compelling photos and moving vignettes, this book chronicles the true stories of 75 animals who entered a typical U.S. animal shelter during one week witnessed and documented by the authors.
|Product dimensions:||9.26(w) x 10.04(h) x 0.48(d)|
About the Author
Diane Leigh and Marilee Geyer are former shelter workers whose experience with animal advocacy spans over twenty years, from hands-on animal care to community education and activisim. Authors reside in Santa Cruz, CA (Nothern California)
Table of Contents
1 Preface: Remembering Larry 2 Authors' Note: Telling Their Stories Chapter 3 1: Lost Chapter 4 2: The Miracle of Life Chapter 5 3: Reason for Surrender Chapter 6 4: In the Arms of a Stranger Chapter 7 5: There's No Place Like Home Chapter 8 Epilogue: Another Week Begins 9 Afterword 10 Honoring Them All
What People are Saying About This
A book that both reveals the tragedy of our relationships with nonhumans and the triumphs that these relationships can be. (author of The Culture of Make Believe )
This book has the potential to save millions of lives - if only we would open our hearts to its message. (author of The Pig Who Sang to the Moon)
Riveting, stilling, chilling and intensely motivating, shows clearly that each and every one of us can make a difference. (author of The Ten Trusts (with Jane Goodall) )