Quincy, MA (Vocus) July 15, 2010
As scores of pets fall prey to the throwaway society, the luckier ones are successfully rescued and then ‘recycled’ into doting new forever families. Many have emphatically endorsed their rescues as grateful new companions whose pleasing nature prevails over other dogs who were raised to take stability for granted. It is no wonder then that out of a decaying landfill of nameless cast offs, new guardians, mentors, confidantes, nurturers, and sidekicks appear. No human could ever fill as many roles in the family as one rescued dog can, and do it so unconditionally. From doglover-author Donna Joseph’s brilliant mind and compassionate heart comes a heart-stirring picture book, Nannie Millie.
Fascinatingly packed with superbly captured images and an engaging storyline, this one-of-a-kind read depicts the memorable experiences author Joseph and her cute niece, Melissa, have had with the sweet old German Shepherd, Nannie Millie. It was in the dead of winter when the German Shepherd Rescue of New England (GSRNE) heard about Nannie Millie wandering the streets of Rhode Island, weak and cold. Not long after, faces have been brightened and lives have been made colorful with the arrival of a new pet.
German Shepherd Rescue of New England (GSRNE), is an all volunteer, charitable organization formed to help find safe harbors throughout the six New England states for German Shepherds, who might otherwise be destroyed. Once the dog is rescued, they are committed to that dog for the rest of its life, securing a solid future with a carefully selected forever home.
Readers are in for one delightful yet stirring read as they open their minds and fill their hearts with altruism when they get to meet adorable Nannie Millie. For more information on this book, log on to Xlibris.com.
About the Author
Donna Joseph lives in the Boston area with her three German Shepherds. She began volunteering with German Shepherd Rescue of New England in 2002. Recognizing the crucial role that photos played in the promotion, recruitment, and fundraising aspects of rescue work, she ultimately became their first photographer. Eventually, her artistry with the camera, combined with her nurturing demeanor as an Oncology nurse, merged forces with feeble senior dogs rebuffed by most. She bears a fervent desire to educate the public about homeless animals, but especially the older ones. Nannie Millie is her first book.
Nannie Millie* by Donna Joseph
Publication Date: July 12, 2010
Picture Book; $51.99; 104 pages; 978-1-4415-8706-0
Picture Book Hardcover; $61.99; 104 pages; 978-1-4415-8707-7
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