Canine lovers will discover a broad array of topics useful for caring for dogs and becoming an advocate for their humane treatment. Chapters are brief but chock-full of information . . . Children will come away from this book educated and inspired to become 'Dog Champions.'
Laidlaw urges readers to become "Dog Champions" by learning about the threats facing dogs and advocating for their welfare. While statistics about homeless and maltreated dogs are grim . . . , Laidlaw offers heartening profiles of children and adults taking action around the world.
An informative and visually varied introduction to problems affecting dogs worldwide.
[An] engaging text . . . Abundantly stocked with color photographs and supplemented with online resources and a glossary, this book invites children to pause and consider our friends who have paws.
Even if your budget is tight (whose isn't?) you will still want to find the money to purchase No Shelter Here which is so much more than just another dog book . . . Impassioned, empowering and informative, No Shelter Here will fill a void in your dog books collection that you may not have even known you had. **Highly Recommended**
This book provides information regarding maltreatment, hints and tips for owners, and highlights individuals and organizations making a difference in world for dogs.
No Shelter Here is my favorite kind of animal book – packed with information that will help dogs, but without the pessimistic overtones that so often make them hard to read.
This book is a remarkable gift of inspiration, passion, and celebration of how children can learn to protect dogs from the unkind and irresponsible realities around the world.
About the Author
Rob Laidlaw has devoted his life to protecting animals and empowering others to do the same. He is the founder of several animal protection organizations, including Zoocheck Canada, and an author of 5 children's books about animal welfare and activism. No Shelter Here: Making the World a Kinder Place for Dogs won the OLA Silver Birch Non-Fiction Award; it and its companion book, Cat Champions: Caring for our Feline Friends, have both been Hackmatack Award nominees. Rob lives in Toronto, Ontario.