October is Adopt a Dog Month, so if you are on the market for a new companion, your local shelter is best place to find them! By adopting a rescue dog, you will be saving a life and adding greatness to yours. Make a difference and celebrate the best way you can and adopt your new best friend for life at your local shelter!

  • Henry Huggins

    Adoption of a stray dog begins an exciting year for Henry.

  • Adopting Pets: How to Choose Your New Best Friend

    Pet Friends books are a practical way for children and their parents to learn about all types of pets, what makes them special, and what you'd rather know about their care before you bring them home. Adorable animal drawings illustrate the sometimes baffling behaviors of common pets.

  • Froggy gets a doggy

    Froggy and his little sister Polly want a dog of their own, but Doggy proves harder to train than Froggy anticipated.

  • Shelter dogs

    A collection of true stories features dogs adopted from animal shelters and their role in saving lives and helping people in need.

  • Stay: The true story of ten dogs

    Traces the story of ten surrendered canines that were adopted and trained by renowned circus performer Luciano Anastasini, who helped them to develop their respective talents as proud and happy circus dogs.

  • Trouper

    Trooper, a three-legged dog, remembers his life as a stray, before he was adopted.

  • Norman, speak!

    After a family adopts a dog from a local shelter, they cannot understand why he doesn't respond to commands, until a chance encounter in the dog park reveals that their new dog only understands Chinese.

  • Rescuing Penny Jane: One shelter volunteer, countless dogs, and the quest to find them all homes

    Drawing on her work at a shelter, her experiences living with her own two rescue dogs, and years of research, bestselling author and columnist Amy Sutherland takes us on an unforgettable journey into the special world of rescue and shelter dogs.

  • The possibility dogs: What a handful of "unadoptables" taught me about service, hope, and healing

    A tour of the psychiatric service dog industry traces the author's work with unwanted shelter dogs before matching them with people in need, documenting her own partnership with a search canine while sharing uplifting success stories.

  • Dogtripping: 25 rescues, 11 volunteers, and 3 RVs on our canine cross-country adventure

    David Rosenfelt's "Dogtripping" is moving and funny account of a cross-country move from California to Maine, and the beginnings of a dog rescue foundation.

  • A small furry prayer: Dog rescue and the meaning of life

    "While dog rescue is one of the largest underground movements in America, it is also one of the least understood. This insider look at the cult and culture of dog rescue" weaves personal experience, cultural investigation, and scientific inquiry as it explores "what it means to devote one's life to the furry and the four-legged."

  • Oogy: The dog only a family could love

    The story of a friendly, severely injured puppy who had been used as a bait dog in dog fights, and the family who adopted him.