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By Kristie Karcanes
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About

Oakley's determination and unstoppable attitude has made me want to be a better person. Our mission is to prevent animal cruelty and abuse for others. We spread awareness and try to inspire others to never give up.  We've had a great support system through Facebook.  We love and appreciate all of our supporters!   www.facebook.com/BulletproofOakley

American Dog Magazine
American Dog Magazine

http://abc11.com/pets/dog-in-wheelchair-raises-abuse-awareness/571229/  

http://imnotamonster.org/work/oakley-raleigh-

nc/http://www.dogster.com/lifestyle/bulletproof-Oakley-animal-abuse-pit-bulls-dog-rescue-adoption

http://thechive.com/2015/02/26/meet-Oakley-the-bulletproof-puppy-13-photos/

Our next mission is to write a children’s book.  I personally didn't think much would come of the name that I called him a few days after taking him in.  At the time I thought it sounded good to call this adorable pup Bulletproof Oakley since he survived a bullet to the spine.  We believe that his name can be so much more than just what he's been through.

In the book he often day dreams of transitioning from Oakley to Bulletproof Oakley. Bulletproof Oakley being a super hero to protect other animals from cruelty and abuse.  He is very confused when this happens. It happens so often that he doesn't know the difference between his dreams and reality anymore.  Could a disabled shelter pup be destined to be a super hero to save others?

Why this book should be created:

The book will be a lesson theme to teach children how to have empathy towards animals and treat them as they should be treated. Many pets receive improper care because people are not taught how to care for them. We want our book to instill compassion, respect, empathy, kindness, sympathy and love; as well as a balanced sense of self-worth. As these characteristics hopefully prevent future bullying, and abuse. Response to children’s Interactions with animals is most crucial in the early development stage. Teaching by example and correction, to be responsible, respectful and kind to animals, we are validating a child’s need for attention, respect and status in a healthy, positive manner.

We want to provide this book to children'a organizations, and schools. If we reach goal we will be making plans to travel to deliver some ourselves. Oakley and I really hope to meet and be able to read our book to some awesome kids!

HOW WILL FUNDS BE USED?

  • creative development of the book 
  • book layout and design 
  • operation expenses 
  • getting the ISBN number, barcode, registration fees
  • professional editing production & book printing 
  • book shipping warehouse & fulfillment costs
  • kickstarter & amazon fees
  • other reward production & development costs (stickers, calendars, magnets, t-shirts, and travel expenses to deliver the books ourselves to children's organizations and schools )

Risks and challenges

As Oakley's mother I feel that we found each other for a reason. We want you to know that we are putting our all into this project with hopes it will be a huge success. We need your help to make this possible! We will provide several updates along the way. We believe that the subject of our book and who it can impact speaks for itself. This is a subject matter that needs to be taught to children to make a difference for animals. We love you all and thank you so much for your love and support.

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    Oakley will give you a Big Thank You For All To See on his Facebook Page!

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    Oakley will give you a Big Thank You For All To See on his Facebook Page!

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    We are updating our rewards and want everyone to know that If we meet goal everyone that pledges will get an pawtographed copy.

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    Oakley will give you a Big Thank You For All To See on his Facebook Page and a Bulletproof Oakley Sticker!

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    Oakley will give you a Big Thank You For All To See on his Facebook Page and a Bulletproof Oakley Sticker!

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    Oakley will give you a Big Thank You For All To See on his Facebook Page and a Bulletproof Oakley Sticker!

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    Oakley will give you a Big Thank You For All To See on his Facebook Page and a Bulletproof Oakley Sticker!

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    Oakley will give you a Big Thank You For All To See on his Facebook Page, a Bulletproof Oakley Sticker, and Be Bulletproof Against Animal Abuse Magnet!

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    Oakley will give you a Big Thank You For All To See on his Facebook Page, a Bulletproof Oakley Sticker, and Be Bulletproof Against Animal Abuse Magnet!

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    You will get a Bulletproof Oakley Sticker, Be Bulletproof Against Animal Abuse Magnet, and A copy of Bulletproof Oakley book once released!

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    You will get a Bulletproof Oakley Sticker, Be Bulletproof Against Animal Abuse Magnet, and A copy of Bulletproof Oakley book once released!

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    Pawtographed Copy of Bulletproof Oakley book once released!

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    Pawtographed Copy of Bulletproof Oakley book once released and 2016 Buletproof Oakley Calendar!

    We will also provide a calendar to the other 6 that donated $100 before this revision!

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    Pawtographed Copy of Bulletproof Oakley book once released and 2016 Bulletproof Oakley Calendar!

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    Pawtographed Copy of Bulletproof Oakley book once released, 2016 Bulletproof Oakley Calendar, and a BPO T-shirt!

    We will also provide a t-shirt to the other 2 people that donated $200 before this revision!

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    You'll get 2 Pawtographed Copies of Bulletproof Oakley book once released with a special inspirational message from Oakley in the inner cover of each book, 2- 2016 Bulletproof Oakley Calendars, and 2 BPO T-shirt's!

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    You'll get 3 of all Rewards Below!
    3- Pawtographed Bulletproof Oakley Books Once Released with a special inspirational message from Oakley in the inner cover of each book,
    3- 2016 Bulletproof Oakley Calendars, 3- BPO T-Shirts, 3- BPO Stickers, 3- Be Bulletproof Against Animals Abuse Magnets along with a BIG THANK YOU on Oakley's facebook page!

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    You'll get 3 of all rewards below AND we'll have a special drawing made for you. It can be a drawing of just your pet, or your pet with Bulletproof Oakley!
    3- Pawtographed Bulletproof Oakley Books Once Released with a special inspirational message from Oakley in the inner cover of each book,
    3- 2016 Bulletproof Oakley Calendars, 3- BPO T-Shirts, 3- BPO Stickers, 3- Be Bulletproof Against Animals Abuse Magnets along with a BIG THANK YOU on Oakley's facebook page!

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    You'll get 3 of all rewards below AND we'll mention you, your pet, or both in the book!
    3- Pawtographed Bulletproof Oakley Books Once Released with a special inspirational message from Oakley in the inner cover of each book,
    3- 2016 Bulletproof Oakley Calendars, 3- BPO T-Shirts, 3- BPO Stickers, 3- Be Bulletproof Against Animals Abuse Magnets along with a BIG THANK YOU on Oakley's facebook page!

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Funding period

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