No Shelter Here

No Shelter Here

Making the World A Kinder Place for Dogs

Book - 2011
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The goal of a puppy mill is to produce the maximum number of puppies in the cheapest way possible. That's why expensive items - proper housing, care, food, and medical attention - are ignored. Dogs have been loyal to Humankind for thousands of years. We cherish them as companions, groom them as show dogs and depend on them as working partners. But today, millions of dogs are neglected and malnourished. And millions of other dogs are used in scientific research and for entertainment, and kept as pets in a remarkable diversity of conditions. In No Shelter Here, animal advocate and chartered biologist Rob Laidlaw explores the world of homeless, free ranging, mistreated, and exploited dogs, and the challenges they face. But more importantly, he focuses on the people he calls "dog champions" - those individuals, small groups and professional organizations around the world who dedicate their lives to helping dogs. Enhanced with photos, informational sidebars and inspiring good-news stories, No Shelter Here will galvanize young readers to become Dog Champions in their own communities.
Publisher: Toronto : Pajama Press, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780986949555
Branch Call Number: JNF 636.70832 LAI
Characteristics: 63 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm

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brown_dog_593
Apr 14, 2014

It was a pretty good book, but the author was very opinionated in some areas. Such as electric fences, they ARE fine, and work well, it is not abuse. And no-kill animal shelters are a vey good thing. I don't see the problem with saving lives. That's what an animal shelter is for, right? All the other animal shelters kill the animal merely because they don't have room, only for the next animal to face the same fate, it makes no sense!!!

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ashleyi8
Apr 11, 2013

I like how it showes u how to be a dod champion

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thereader321
Feb 25, 2013

Heart-warming, with a true sign of love from the author. I heard the author ROB LAIDAW has 5 dogs- and he wrote this book after 1 of them died. Great!

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austin0803
Feb 19, 2013

nice but sad at some parts.

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Alex0349
Feb 13, 2013

This book was soooooooo sad when saw how many animales mwere in there!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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SilverBirchTeam
Jan 22, 2013

Cool Author Fact: ROB LAIDLAW is the founder of the wildlife protection organization, Zoocheck Canada, http://www.zoocheck.com/

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Jessica0027
Jan 22, 2013

This book was interesting and kind of sad, but the pictures were adorable!

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marshmellow21
Jan 08, 2013

can't wait to read this book i think it will be amazing

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HereHere
Jul 10, 2012

Dog lovers will surely enjoy this children's book, I would say grades 8-12. It discusses different kinds of shelters, including no-kill, as well as profiling many cases of how kids have helped the canines amongst us. It ends with a terrific Dog Lover's Pledge.

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