Rescue Road : One Man, Thirty Thousand Dogs, and a Million Miles on the Last Hope Highway Paperback
The extraordinary story of one man who has driven more than 1 million miles to rescue thousands of dogs from hunger, abuse and neglect and give them a second chance at life and love.
For years, Greg Mahle struggled to keep the last of his family-run restaurants afloat in Ohio.
When it finally closed, he was broke and unsure what to do next.
Then a stranded van-load of puppies changed his life forever.
Join journalist Peter Zheutlin as he travels with Greg from Ohio to the Gulf Coast on his Rescue Road Trips to bring hard-luck dogs from the deep South to loving "forever families" up north, with the help of many selfless volunteers along the way.
From Houston's impoverished Fifth Ward--where thousands of strays roam the streets--and high-kill shelters in Louisiana, to joyous scenes of adopters embracing their new pups in the Northeast, Rescue Road is full of heart: an inspiring story about the unique bond between dogs and humans, and how going the extra mile can make a life-changing difference for these loyal canines-and for us all.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 256 pages
- Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc
- Publication Date: 06/10/2015
- Category: Dogs as pets
- ISBN: 9781492614074
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