From ANIMAL PEOPLE, September 2011:
The story of the dog who inspired a revolution
by Pam Gaber
Gabriel’s Angels, Inc.
(1550 E Maryland Ave., Suite 1,
Phoenix, AZ 85014), 2011. Paperback, $19.99.
My adopted dog Luke died in 2010. Earlier, Luke and I were a therapy team with Gabriel’s Angels from 2001-2008. Gabriel, the founding dog, slobbered on my cheek a few times and I think the organization is super.
Gabriel’s Angels: The story of the dog who inspired a revolution is founder Pam Gaber’s memoir of how she and Gabriel and a chance visit to a group for abused children led her to start an organization that changes the lives of maltreated children. A former business executive, Gaber became unhappy with travel, endless meetings, and conference calls. One day in 1999 she quit and began her new career as a volunteer at the Crisis Nursery in Phoenix, nurturing abused and abandoned children. The Christmas party approached and Gaber asked executive director Marsha Porter for permission to bring her one-year-old Weimaraner to the party. Initially Porter wavered, then said “Why not?” Read more