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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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)Review:
Words and photos that are amazinging simple yet right on target...read this book. It isn't easy. But it could change your life. (Orange Country Register)
It's not for the faint of heart, this book. But 'One at a Time: A Week in an American Animal Shelter' addresses a subject that people need to know about. (San Fransisco Chronicle)
This beautiful and important book needs to be on the reading list of everyone who cares about animals. (Marty Becker, DVM, Knight Ridder Tribune)
An emotionally moving and profound piece recommended to anyone who has ever been graced with the company of an animal companion - or who would like to be. (Midwest Book Review)
Startling in its honesty, yet overflowing with compassion, this book is unlike any other that has every been written about animal homelessness. (Humane Society of the United States.)
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