When journalist Kim Kavin decided that she wanted a puppy, she did what millions of people do every year: clicked on an online photo and submitted an application. She had no idea that the adorable brindle--advertised as healthy and near her home in New Jersey--was actually a last-minute rescue from a gas-chamber shelter in North Carolina. Blue had arrived in the Northeast with at least a dozen other dogs in an RV that is just one among countless transports whose sponsors are dedicating their efforts to saving dogs by any means possible. Blue was happy and friendly, but he seemed to have endured some unusual albeit unknown ordeal. The dog's manner prompted Kavin to trace his history all the way back to a long row of cages where Blue had been tagged to be put down in just three more days. qLittle Boy Blue q is the true story of one sweet puppy's journey of survival. It's also a shocking expos that describes a brutal ongoing reality inside some of this country's taxpayer-funded shelters. But qLittle Boy Blue q also tells an inspiring story of the grass-roots rescue network that has exploded across the nation in recent years. Readers will come to know and love a very special dog who now brings smiles to the faces of everyone he meets. From a single click of Kim Kavin's computer mouse, Blue's journey of a lifetime began. This is the story of qLittle Boy Blue, q told with candor and a great deal of love.And yes, some are dropped off by people who have failed to train their dogs and then get upset when they act, like, well, ... to do, ita#39;s a drop in the bucket, a Shapiro says of the more than 100, 000 animals Northeast Animal Shelter has saved.
|Title||:||Little Boy Blue|
|Publisher||:||Barron's Educational Series - 2014-05-14|