Quake Dogs is a beautiful and touching book about dogs during the Christchurch earthquakes of 2010-11 by Laura Sessions with photography by Craig Bullock. Published by Random House in October 2013, it includes stories of more than 70 dogs that are now living around the country, from Auckland to Dunedin.
These strange-but-true Christchurch earthquake dog stories are perfect for all dog lovers. There are true tales of heroism, odd and quirky stories, funny stories, sad stories - stories that will surprise you and make you chuckle.
Quake Dogs includes stories of USAR dogs that worked in the central city right after the February earthquake; Guinness, the unofficial mascot of the Student Volunteer Army; Nemo, who has a special gift for predicting earthquakes; dogs who were rescued and dogs who rescued others; and stories showing dogs' uncanny knowledge when trying to find their owners.