The Black Dogs Project (Hardcover)
Extraordinary Black Dogs and Why We Can't Forget Them
Race Point Publishing, 9781631060885, 128pp.
Publication Date: September 15, 2015
Combat Black Dog Syndrome worldwide; a portion of all proceeds from Black Dog Project will be donated to black dog rescue.
One of Tumblr's most viral blogs of 2014, the Black Dogs Project is a stunning photo series by animal photographer Fred Levy.
Known as "Black Dog Syndrome" in animal shelters and rescues, it refers to the unfortunate phenomenon that black dogs are frequently the LAST dogs to be adopted and the FIRST dogs to be euthanized in rescue shelters.
Animal photographer Fred Levy couldn't believe that it was true, so he began talking with shelters. Not only does the phenomen exist, but he discovered it's an epidemic. Levy decided to turn his camera lens to black dogs, showing the world how beautiful they truly are.
He called the photo series, The Black Dogs Project, and the stunning photographs have been shared worldwide, spreading awareness and attention to the problem. A portion of all proceeds for Black Dogs Project will be donated to black dog rescue.
About the Author
Don't you forget about me...Animal photographer Fred Levy was with his own dog in the local dog park when he first heard about "Black Dog Syndrome," the phenomenon that black dogs are frequently the FIRST dogs to be euthanized and the LAST dogs to be adopted in rescue shelters. After talking with shelters all across the country, he quickly learned that this was not just a random phenomenon. It was an epidemic. With camera in hand, Levy decided to showcase the beauty and tenderness of black dogs everywhere. His photograph series became known as "Black Dog Project," and awareness of this condition in shelters has begun spreading like wildfire.
Praise For The Black Dogs Project: Extraordinary Black Dogs and Why We Can't Forget Them…
"The big holiday season is around the corner and I'm sure you know an animal lover that would love this book." - Fstoppers
"Through 'The Black Dogs Project', Fred Levy illuminates the often-overlooked beauty and astounding presence of black dogs. Stunning photography captures the essence of these soulful dogs." - Kyra Sundance, author of "101 Dog Tricks"