Review: The Man Who Talks To Dogs by Melinda Roth

The Man Who Talks to Dogs by Melinda Roth will make you mad—in a good way. It’ll stir you to compassion and hopefully action, as you read the story of Randy Grim and his fight to save America’s abandoned dogs. Roth’s book also shows fine journalism. It is well-researched, well-written, and contains a lot of information not just about Grim but about a national problem. I wasn’t sure initially that I could review this book. All I wanted to do is rage. Many of us are all too familiar with the fact that up to ten million pets are euthanized … Continue reading Review: The Man Who Talks To Dogs by Melinda Roth

Ten Books About Animal Welfare

Animal welfare takes a village. This is the message I took away from the ten nonfiction books I recently read. There were books about shelters, rescues, and fosters. Some titles kept me up at night; others required me to push myself more to finish. Yet all were informative, enlightening, and worth the read for anyone with a passion for animals. This roundup is part of LAA Pet Talk’s Animal Welfare Takes A Village series. The Animal Shelter by Patricia Curtis details the purpose and history of humane shelters. A shelter is a place where stray, lost, abandoned, or surrendered animals are … Continue reading Ten Books About Animal Welfare