Rescuing a dog can change not only the dog`s life but yours too. This book explains how. It also tells you everything you need to know about finding the right dog at a shelter near to you, and getting him or her used to you and their home. There is also appropriate advice on training and caring for your new friend. This book contains moving poems, true stories and appealing portraits of actual rescue dogs, who found new owners and loving homes.
Author Angela Patmore, has rescued many dogs in her life, including Owen Parsnip, currently a minor sensation on Facebook. She was one of the founding organizers of the hugely successful Scruffts, the national crossbreed competition show now twinned with Crufts. A Fullbright scholar in English, Angela is also the author of a number of successful books, including Challenging Depression & Despair in the Robinson backlist.