25 Rescues, 11 Volunteers, and 3 RVs on Our Canine Cross-country Adventure

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David Rosenfelt's Dogtripping is moving and funny account of a cross-country move from California to Maine, and the beginnings of a dog rescue foundation

When mystery writer David Rosenfelt and his family moved from Southern California to Maine, he thought he had prepared for everything. They had mapped the route, brought three GPSs for backup, as well as refrigerators full of food, and stoves and microwaves on which to cook them. But traveling with twenty-five dogs turned out to be a bigger ordeal than he anticipated, despite the RVs, the extra kibble, volunteers (including a few readers), and camping equipment. Rosenfelt recounts the adventure of moving his animal companions across the United States with humor and warmth, and tells the tale of how he and his wife became passionate foster parents for rescue dogs, culminating in the creation of the Tara Foundation and successfully placing several thousand dogs with loving families.
An NPR Best Book of 2013

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2013.
ISBN: 9781250014702
Branch Call Number: eBOOK OVERDRI
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc. - Distributor


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Aug 21, 2018

I really love this book. It is such an amazing story. Mr. Rosenfelt and his wife (along with several volunteers) take their 25 rescue dogs on a road trip across the country. They are traveling all the way from California to their new home in Maine. The story is great and in many spots it is laugh out loud funny. Like with my family, you can tell how much they really love their dogs!

AgilityQueen Nov 02, 2016

This was an inside look at how David's life became enriched with rescue dogs mostly due to his wife's love of the "unadoptables" at the rescue where she volunteered. I loved the profiles of many of the dogs rescued by David and his wife. The trip to move across the country seemed easy until you understood the complications of moving a pack of 25! Highly recommended.

Dec 26, 2014

Loved this book. If you're a dog lover you'll enjoy reading about the challenges they encountered in their trip across the country. This was written with typical David Rosenfelt humour as enjoyed in his other books.

Feb 22, 2014

I read this book in one sitting. |It's a simple story -- moving the 29 or so rescued dogs that are part of the household from California to Maine -- but it's engaging and full of love for the dogs and the people who help. It also has little portraits of some of the rescued dogs. All in all it reassures about the possibility of rescuing dogs of all ages and health.


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