Shelter Dogs

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Merrell, 2006 - Pets - 96 pages
4 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  - notagoodchoice - Overstock.com

This is a wonderful coffee table book for the animal lovers in all of us. The photographs are beautiful the personalities of these wonderful dogs shine through. This book enlightens us to the plight ... Read full review

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User Review  - 1sillychick - Overstock.com

This is a must have for any dog lover. The publisher also makes a donation for each book purchased. Read full review

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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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