Rescuing Gus by Melissa Wareham
  

Rescuing Gus

Written by Melissa Wareham
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Synopsis

Rescuing Gus by Melissa Wareham

Melissa Wareham loved her job at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, caring for lost and abandoned animals. When Gus - elderly, smelly and poorly - arrives at the Home one day, she knows that she has found the dog for her - and that he has found the human for him! Life with Gus takes some getting used to... from him insisting on drinking out of the toilet bowl, his sleep-destroying snores and his bath-aversion tactics... but Gus is a funny, gentle, loving dog and Melissa and he quickly become completely inseperable. This is a funny, sad, wise and kind tale of the joy that adopting a rescue animal brings.

About the Author

Melissa Wareham spent fifteen years at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, from February 1998 to September 2004. Her first job was a kennel maid at the age of eighteen and she went on to become their rehoming manager and the TV face of the organization, appearing on Pet Rescue, The Big Breakfast, GMTV, The Generation Game and various interviews for national news programmes. She lives in South London.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
170 pages

Author

Melissa Wareham
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Publisher

Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

25th February 2016

ISBN

9781782956693


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