Shelter Dogs

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Merrell, 2006 - Pets - 96 pages
20 Reviews
"In this book, photographer Traer Scott presents over fifty endearing and frequently heartrending portraits of shelter dogs. These images capture the genuine spirit of dogs of all ages, sizes, breeds, and temperaments, whether playful, proud, inquisitive, or shy. Above all, these photographs reveal the strikingly intense emotion, dignity, and even humor that Scott saw in each face, despite the dog's circumstances. By documenting the soulful, unique characters of just a few of the hundreds of dogs she has encountered in her volunteer work, Scott raises awareness of animal rescue and welfare causes, and particularly the need for more adoptive homes for abandoned animals. This collection of portraits is a tribute to all dogs and will appeal to animal lovers every where."--BOOK JACKET.

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User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

There is not really much reading in this book - an intro and notes at the end. It is mainly pictures of shelter dogs. Worth looking through and "reading". Read full review

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User Review  - Sascha Taylor - Goodreads

Some beautiful pictures with both sad and uplifting stories. Read full review

About the author (2006)

Traer Scott, a fine art photographer with a background in portraiture and fashion, was raised as an only child in a house full of animals. A menagerie of cats, wounded wild animals, birds, snakes and dogs were her most constant childhood companions. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island, with her husband and two beautiful rescued dogs.

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