New book features real-life stories of senior dogs finding forever homes
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 23, 2020) – One may not be able to teach an old dog new tricks but the four-legged, senior residents at the Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary can teach their own lessons of character building, friendship and how love never grows old. Published by Tommy Nelson Books, Homecoming Tales, 15 Inspiring Stories from Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary. nowis available for pre-purchase and wherever books are sold beginning Wednesday, Nov. 3.
Founded and owned by husband-wife team, Michael and Zina Goodin, Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary is a forever foster home sanctuary in Mount Juliet, Tennessee. While providing lifetime homes for senior dogs, Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary strives to raise awareness about the joys and challenges of living with older dogs.
Michael Goodin notes, “We do not concern ourselves with the quantity of time that they have left but rather with the quality of the life we can provide them while they are with us.”
Featuring 15 heartwarming, true stories of senior dogs and their journeys of finding their forever families, Homecoming Tales features doggy stats and fun facts, recipes for their own canine friend, illustrated line drawings of each featured dog and a full-color photo insert of the dogs with their forever families.
Readers will learn about pet adoption and ownership to encourage and help them through the joys and challenges of living with older dogs. Each year, 1.6 million dogs are adopted in the United States. As an educational resource, this book is a helpful read for families who are interested in adopting a senior dog. Readers will find informative insight into adopting and owning pets, caring for aging animals, ideas for helping a pet with special needs, and ways kids can get involved with their local animal shelter or rescue.
“Dog lovers and pet rescue enthusiasts of all ages will find inspiration and adventure in each tale,” Zina Goodin adds. “The stories of our sweet, sassy, and sometimes even hilarious old friends can offer us humans the simple reminder that no one is too old to give or receive love.”
Homecoming Tales, 15 Inspiring Stories from Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary (ISBN# 9781400222926) will be available in paperback ($15.99), ebook ($8.99) and audio ($15.99) formats wherever books are sold.
About Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary
Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary is a forever foster home sanctuary in beautiful Mount Juliet, Tennessee. Old Friends houses approximately 100 senior dogs at the Gardens and currently upwards of 400 in forever foster homes. While providing lifetime homes for senior dogs, OFSDS strives to raise awareness of the joys and challenges of living with older dogs. We are a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization. We do not concern ourselves with the quantity of time that they have left, rather the quality of the life that we can provide them for that time.
About Tommy Nelson:
Tommy Nelson® is the children’s division of Thomas Nelson. As a leading provider of Christian content, Tommy Nelson publishes a wide variety of high-quality, enjoyable products that are consistent with the teachings found in the Bible. Tommy Nelson’s award-winning products are designed to expand children’s imaginations and nurture their faith while inspiring them to develop a personal relationship with Jesus. For more information, visit www.tommynelson.com.
Natividad Lewis, Publicist