Saving Gracie

Saving Gracie

How One Dog Escaped the Shadowy World of American Puppy Mills

Book - 2010
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A compelling true story of one dog's rescue from a Pennsylvania puppy mill

This touching narrative uses the poignant makeover of Gracie, a sickly Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, to tell the story of America's hidden puppy mills-commercial kennels that breed dogs in horrific living conditions and churn out often-diseased and emotionally damaged puppies for sale.

Saving Gracie chronicles how one little dog is transformed from a bedraggled animal worn out from bearing puppies into a loving, healthy member of her new family; and how her owner, Linda Jackson, is changed from a person who barely tolerated dogs to a woman passionately determined not only to save Gracie's life, but also to get the word out about the millions of American puppy mill dogs who need our help.

A touching story of survival and redemption Written by award-winning journalist Carol Bradley Newsworthy issues call animal lovers to action

Join journalist Carol Bradley as she draws back the curtain on the world of illegal puppy production in Saving Gracie .

Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780470447581
0470447583
Characteristics: xii, 243 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Enonemouse
Jul 30, 2014

Amazing book well worth reading!!!!!

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LING5
Jun 03, 2013

Puppy mills are such a terrible place for dogs. :(

vegantacular Jun 03, 2011

Some parts were thoroughly horrifying...but a necessary read, definitely.

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alichryst
Feb 07, 2011

I know so much about puppy mills
its SO sad.
I can WAIT to read this book. AND.
And I heard so much about the Pennsylvania Puppy mill.

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Iowakid
Jan 01, 2011

I was very moved by this, I had no idea there were so many puppy mills out there.

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SweeTee
Sep 01, 2010

Those who would be interested in reading this book likely already know about the horrors of puppy mills. Just the same, it is a good read and shows how legislation is coming after these offenders in the U.S.

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ematsuyama
Jul 25, 2010

Eye-opening book about the horrors of puppy mills.

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