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Life in the Doghouse Pawsome Collection

Elmer and the Talent Show; Moose and the Smelly Sneakers; Millie, Daisy, and the Scary Storm; Finn and the Feline Frenemy

Illustrated by Laura Catrinella

About The Book

The first four books in the heartfelt chapter book series inspired by the stories of real dogs from Danny & Ron’s Rescue that was featured in the popular documentary Life in the Doghouse are now together in one collectible paperback boxed set!

Dogs of all kinds come through Danny & Ron’s Rescue in hopes of finding their forever homes. A spirited dachshund with facial deformities needs a family who can love him scars and all. A rambunctious puppy needs to learn how to follow the rules in his new home. Two best canine friends hope they can stay together, and one dog learns to get along with his new cat sibling. In each precious story, unique pups learn more about themselves and make a home with their perfect family.

This paw-some paperback boxed set includes:
Elmer and the Talent Show
Moose and the Smelly Sneakers
Millie, Daisy, and the Scary Storm
Finn and the Feline Frenemy

About The Authors

Photo by Julie Prickett

Danny Robertshaw is a horse trainer and animal lover who began helping dogs way before 2005. But when Hurricane Katrina hit, he and Ron Danta began their rescue in earnest as they saved over six hundred dogs from that national disaster. For their work during Katrina, they were 2008 ASPCA Honorees of the Year. Since then, Danny and Ron have used their personal home for Danny & Ron’s Rescue, formed as a nonprofit 501(c)(3) that has saved over thirteen thousand dogs, all placed in loving homes. Danny, Ron, and their rescue were the subjects of the award-winning documentary Life in the Doghouse. They have also been featured on the Today show, CBS Evening News, the Hallmark Channel, and Pickler & Ben, as well as several other TV shows. Their mission is a lifetime promise of love and care to every dog they take in. Visit them @DannyRonsRescue and DannyRonsRescue.org, and learn more at LifeintheDoghouseMovie.com.

Photo by Julie Prickett

Ron Danta is a horse trainer and animal lover who began helping dogs way before 2005. But when Hurricane Katrina hit, he and Danny Robertshaw began their rescue began in earnest as they saved over six hundred dogs from that national disaster. For their work during Katrina, they were 2008 ASPCA Honorees of the Year. Since then, Danny and Ron have used their personal home for Danny & Ron’s Rescue, formed as a nonprofit 501(c)(3) that has saved over thirteen thousand dogs, all placed in loving homes. Danny, Ron, and their rescue were the subjects of the award-winning documentary Life in the Doghouse. They have also been featured on the Today show, CBS Evening News, the Hallmark Channel, and Pickler & Ben, as well as several other TV shows. Their mission is a lifetime promise of love and care to every dog they take in. Visit them @DannyRonsRescue and DannyRonsRescue.org, and learn more at LifeintheDoghouseMovie.com.

Crystal Velasquez is the author of the Hunters of Chaos series; the Your Life, but… series: Your Life, but BetterYour Life, but Cooler; and Your Life, but Sweeter; and four books in the Maya & Miguel series, based on the television show—My Twin Brother/My Twin SisterNeighborhood FriendsThe Valentine Machine; and Paint the Town. She holds a BA in creative writing from Penn State University and is a graduate of NYU’s Summer Publishing Institute. Currently an editor at Working Partners Ltd. and a freelance proofreader, she lives in Flushing, Queens, in New York City. Visit her website at CrystalVelasquez.com, her blog at YourLifebutBetter.Blogspot.com, or find her on Facebook at Facebook.com/CrystalVelasquezAuthor.

About The Illustrator

Laura Catrinella is an illustrator and character designer based in Vancouver who loves to play with shapes and colors.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Aladdin (March 7, 2023)
  • Length: 624 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781665919104
  • Grades: 2 - 5
  • Ages: 7 - 10

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