One at a Time: A Week in an American Animal Shelter

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No Voice Unheard, 2003 - Nature - 145 pages
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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.
 

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Review: One at a Time: A Week in an American Animal Shelter

User Review  - Aspasia - Goodreads

The authors spent a week at a typical animal shelter in northern California. They met an assortment of animals: ferals, strays, owner turnins, puppies, kittens, etc. The book features a collection of ... Read full review

Review: One at a Time: A Week in an American Animal Shelter

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"People sometimes ask, in light of the devastating and important issues that face us in our modern times, why the homeless animal issue is important, why we should be concerned about it...The homeless ... Read full review

Contents

REMEMBERING LARRY
vii
THE MIRACLE OF LIFE
29
three kittens Pumpkin Pie Neighborhood Dog
47
IN THE ARMS OF A STRANGER
71
THERES NO PLACE LIKE HOME
97
ANOTHER WEEK BEGINS
128
HONORING THEM ALL
141
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About the author (2003)

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)

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