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Finding home : shelter dogs and their stories / Traer Scott.

By: Scott, Traer.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, New York : Princeton Architectural Press, [2015]Description: 90 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 24 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781616893439; 1616893435.Subject(s): Dogs -- Anecdotes | Dogs -- Pictorial works | Dog adoptionGenre/Form: Anecdotes. | Illustrated works.DDC classification: 636.7 Summary: "Bold, retiring, serious, sparkling, quirky, or lovable, the dogs in Traer Scott's remarkable photographs regard us with humor, dignity, and an abundance of feeling ... Through extended features we become better acquainted with the personalities and life stories of selected dogs and watch as they experience the sometimes rocky and always emotional transition to new homes"-- Provided by publisher.
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Bold, retiring, serious, sparkling, quirky, or lovable--the dogs in Traer Scott's remarkable photographs regard us with humor, dignity, and an abundance of feeling. Scott began photographing these dogs in 2005 as a volunteer at animal shelters. Her first book,Shelter Dogs, was a runaway success, and in this follow-up, Scott introduces a new collection of canine subjects, each with indomitable character and spirit: Morrissey, a pit bull, who suffered from anxietyrelated behaviors brought on by shelter life until adopted by a family with four children; Chloe, a young chocolate Lab mix, surrendered to a shelter by a family with allergies; Gabriel and Cody, retired racing greyhounds; and Bingley, a dog who lost his hearing during a drug bust but was brought home by a loving family that has risen to the challenge of living with a deaf dog. Through extended features we become better acquainted with the personalities and life stories of selected dogs and watch as they experience the sometimes rocky and always emotional transition to new homes. The portraits inFinding Home form an eloquent plea for the urgent need for more adoptive families, as well as a tribute to dogs everywhere.

Traer Scott and Princeton Architectural Press are donating a portion of the proceeds from Finding Home to two dog rescue organizations: Providence Animal Rescue League and Handsome Dan's Rescue.

"Bold, retiring, serious, sparkling, quirky, or lovable, the dogs in Traer Scott's remarkable photographs regard us with humor, dignity, and an abundance of feeling ... Through extended features we become better acquainted with the personalities and life stories of selected dogs and watch as they experience the sometimes rocky and always emotional transition to new homes"-- Provided by publisher.