From the author of 'Nocturne', the dogs in Traer Scott's remarkable photographs regard us with humour, dignity, and an abundance of feeling. Scott began photographing these dogs in 2005 as a volunteer at animal shelters.
Her first book, Shelter Dogs, was a runaway success, and in this follow-up, Scott introduces a new collection of canine subjects, each with indomitable character and spirit.
Morrissey, a pit bull, who suffered from anxiety-related behaviours brought on by shelter life until adopted by a family with four children; and Bingley, a dog who lost his hearing during a drug bust but was brought home by a loving family that has risen to the challenge of living with a deaf dog....
Through extended features we become better acquainted with the personalities and life stories of selected dogs and watch as they experience the sometimes rocky and always emotional transition to new homes. The portraits in Finding Home - Shelter Dogs and Their Stories form an eloquent plea for the urgent need for more adoptive families, as well as a tribute to dogs everywhere.
Author - Traer Scott