To The Rescue

To The Rescue:
Found Dogs With a Mission

by Elise Lufkin, photographs by Diana Walker, Skyhorse Publishing.  $19.95 Nicely crafted in the owners’ words, 53 rags-to-riches vignettes mix despair and exhilaration while showcasing the incredible role animals can play in our everyday lives. This is all about owners saving pets’ lives and dogs repaying those same owners by becoming solid partners on service-and […]

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Dogtown:
Tales of Rescue, Rehabilitation, and Redemption

by Stefan Bechtel, National Geographic Books, $26 Inspiring and invigorating best capture this 290-page volume of compelling vignettes at Best Friends’ Dogtown “campus” in remote Kanab, Utah, elevation 5,000 feet. The four-legged residents come from the streets of Tijuana, Mexico, Puerto Rico and across the U.S., plus the homes and backyards of animal hoarders and […]

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Don’t Dump the Dog:
Outrageous Stories and Simple Solutions to Your Worst Dog Behavior Problems

by Randy Grim with Melinda Roth, Skyhorse Publishing. $14.95 Abandoned street dogs are Randy Grim’s specialty. Founder and owner of Stray Rescue in St. Louis, this guy has seen it all and in the process turned around the lives of countless homeless animals.  But it hasn’t been easy. Despite the title, this is an upbeat, […]

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Canine Influenza Vaccine H3N8

While the swine-flu pandemic and the supply, demand and advisability of an associated vaccine have captured the media’s attention for weeks, an influenza and vaccine have quietly made their way into the forefront of veterinary medicine, too. Canine Influenza Vaccine H3N8, produced by Intervet Schering-Plough Animal Health, was introduced this summer at the American Veterinary […]

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Rescue Ink:
How Ten Guys Saved Countless Dogs and Cats, Twelve Horses, Five Pigs, One Duck and a Few Turtles.

Rescue Ink with Denise Flaim. Viking. $25.95. This fast-moving and unforgettable rescue journey is packed with resilience and resourcefulness amidst a torrent of emotions. Flaim’s colorful mosaic of all 10 characters blends tightly while enabling the reader to get a grip and understanding of each individual’s passion and commitment for the challenge facing him and […]

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