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If you could sum up Rescue Road in three words, what would they be?
A must Read
Who was your favorite character and why?
Of course Greg, he's an amazing person and so dedicated to the dog Rescue community
Which scene was your favorite?
Gotcha Day at the end
Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?
I laughed and cried
Any additional comments?
If you love dogs and are involved with Rescue or not you will enjoy this book
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Peter came into contact with one of the rescue organizations and then pursued the story of who, how, and why. The what is rescuing endangered dogs from southern states and transporting them to "forever homes" in the northeast after they have been cleared and treated by vets. The whole concept of how dogs are viewed in the south is so foreign to me (I live in a state where animal abuse is a felony). Sure, we have our share of dumbwits who are too lazy to find a cheap spay clinic, and losers who abandon a pet instead of taking it to a proper facility, but we also have scout programs taking kids to shelters to socialize the animals and learn to be responsible to domestic animals. OK, enough rant. Peter does a ride/work along with the transporter and learns more than he ever wanted to know about transporting 80 dogs in a tricked out semi across country every other week, as well as about shelters in the south and the people called to change things and "save lives 4 paws at a time".
If you love dogs, this will be an emotional read. Maybe you will even be moved to help in your own way.
Barry Abrams gives an excellent performance as Peter
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