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Review of No Shelter Here in School Library Journal

March 16th, 2012

“Canine lovers will discover a broad array of topics useful for caring for dogs and becoming an advocate for their humane treatment…Children will come away from this book educated and inspired to become “Dog Champions”” – School Library Journal

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Resource Links Review of No Shelter Here

February 24th, 2012

“No Shelter Here: Making the World a Kinder Place for Dogs is written by Rob Laidlaw with illustrations and pictures from various sources. Rob Laidlaw has been an advocate for animals for over thirty years and has founded many animal protection organizations. In this book he describes how to find a new pet and how […]

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Kirkus Review of No Shelter Here

February 7th, 2012

“An informative and visually varied introduction to problems affecting dogs worldwide. In a short, colorful volume with sidebars and photographs on nearly every page, professional dog advocate Laidlaw (Wild Animals in Captivity, 2008) presents facts about how dogs live, provides an overview of the cruelty dogs face at the hands of humans and offers profiles […]

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Publisher’s Weekly: Children’s Review of No Shelter Here

February 2nd, 2012

“Laidlaw urges readers to become “Dog Champions” by learning about the threats facing dogs and advocating for their welfare….While the anecdotes of real-life animal abuse are sometimes painful to read, they should provide ample incentive for readers who are serious about improving the lives of dogs.” Read full review here.

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Four-Star Review for No Shelter Here

November 9th, 2011

“Although the situation is very serious, Laidlaw avoids sensationalizing the message in his book. It is a book meant to empower…” Review by Suzanne Pierson, for CM Click here to read the article.

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No Shelter Here — An eye-opener for many young animal lovers

October 17th, 2011

No Shelter Here is my favorite kind of animal book – packed with information that will help dogs, but without the pessimistic overtones that so often make them hard to read. It will serve as an eye-opener for many young animal lovers that, even in our own culture, dogs are not always treated kindly. But the inspiring Dog Champion sections make it clear without being […]

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No Shelter Here celebrates the deep bond between humans and dogs

October 13th, 2011

In No Shelter Here, Rob Laidlaw has pulled off a very neat feat: He’s paid young readers the compliment of painting for them a realistic picture of the sometimes harsh circumstances of dogs in numerous societies, pulling no punches in the process. But his book also offers hopeful alternatives and inspiring examples of real-life kids engaged […]

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New Reviews for No Shelter Here

October 4th, 2011

As a dog lover and former Executive Director of The Winnipeg Humane Society, I am so impressed with this comprehensive, interesting, and easy read about dogs. It includes so much more than what we are often told about dogs, such as the use of dogs in research, dog racing, etc. I think it’s important that all […]

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