Join us for a special afternoon honoring man's best friend!
From 11:00 - 3:00 Second Chance Animal Center will be here for an animal adoption clinic. Stop in and visit the animals and learn more about their programs and services.
At 1:00 PM, the Pokey Little Puppy will be here for a meet and greet to celebrate his 75th anniversary! Adults and children of all ages are welcome to come and have their pictures taken with this canine legend!
At 2:00 our authors Peter Zheutlin and Jesse Freidin will take the stage to present their new books.
Discover the astonishing lessons rescue dogs can teach us about life, love, and ourselves.
In the follow-up to his New York Times bestseller Rescue Road, acclaimed journalist Peter Zheutlin offers a heartwarming and often humorous new look into the world of rescue dogs. Sharing lessons from his own experiences adopting Labs with large personalities as well as stories and advice from dozens of families and rescue advocates, Zheutlin reveals the surprising and inspiring life lessons rescue dogs can teach us.
For anyone who loves, lives with, or has ever wanted a dog, this charming book shows how the dogs whose lives we save can change ours for the better too.
About the Author
PETER ZHEUTLIN is a freelance journalist and bestselling author, whose work appears regularly in national publications, including The Boston Globe and The Christian Science Monitor. Zheutlin has also written for The LA Times, Parade Magazine, AARP Magazine and numerous other national newspapers and magazines. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller, Rescue Road: One Man, Thirty Thousand Dogs and a Million Miles on the Last Hope Highway, as well as one other book. He lives in Massachusetts with his wife, author Judith Gelman and two rescued Labradors.
About the Author
Jesse Freidin is an award-winning fine-art dog photographer whose work has appeared in Vogue, Cosmopolitan, The New York Post, Garden and Gun Magazine, The Bark Magazine, Four and Sons Magazine, Inside Edition, Everyday with Rachel Ray, Modern Dog Magazine, The Sunday Times (UK), The Globe and Mail (Canada), and many more. He is the creator of the Doggie Gaga Project, a personal project that became an overnight media success linked online by Entertainment Weekly, MTV, TMZ, and The Sundance Channel; and featured on ABC's Live! With Regis & Kelly.