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Sashi is a herding dog and chases everything. She loses her home because her owners don't understand. What will become of her?
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Sashi, the Scared Little Sheltie is the true story of a wonderful herding dog who loses her home because she herds (chases) everything. Her owners do not understand this and do not train her, deciding instead to leave her at a shelter.

This is true of so many dogs who lose their homes for behavior issues. My book will tell Sashi’s story in a gentle way, emphasizing training and responsible pet ownership. There will be an information page for the adult reader about rescue in general and shelties in particular.

A portion of the sales proceeds will be donated to sheltie rescue.

Follow us on Twitter for updates - projected print/availability December 2014 

https://twitter.com/njsheltiemom

Risks and challenges

The costs involved in a self-published book are steep. You need to find/pay your illustrator (I have a contract with Morgan Spicer of Bark Point Studios), you need to pay to have your book edited to ensure there are no typo or punctuation errors and there are also costs for putting the manuscript and the illustrations together with appropriate fonts, etc. (book will be produced by Brown Books Kids division of Brown Books Publishing Group). Once all edits and creative are finished, the book goes to print .... more costs.

My request for funding is, in fact, quite modest.

This book is a labor of love and also a long-term commitment, as I intend to create a series telling of our experiences with various shelties we have fostered over the years.

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    Pledge of $150 = not only all of the above incentives, but ALSO a custom pet portrait by none other than Morgan Spicer of Bark Point Studios! check out her web site to see how AMAZING she is:
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