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Shelter dogs benefit from the power of a photo

By: Jaymi Heimbuch on Jan. 16, 2013, 4:37 p.m.
before and after photo of shelter dog Turner

Photo: HeARTs Speak

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Before and after: What a difference a photo makes

Photography is a powerful tool. A good photo documents, explains, entices, incriminates, inspires, and even has the power to saves lives. One nonprofit working with rescue animals is hammering that point home. HeARTs Speak brings photographers and rescue groups together to help get animals out of shelters and into safe homes. These before and after images of rescued dogs like Turner (shown at left) illustrate what a difference having a skilled photographer on hand can make for an animal in need.