Sherri Grew up in Syracuse, NY surrounded by German Shepherds and spent her summers hiking the Adirondack Mountains. For the first ten years of their marriage, she and her husband owned and showed Afghan Hounds. While they kept Afghans as pets, German Shepherds were always Sherri’s first love. In 1993, she purchased Taz, who led her into the world of canine search and rescue. The started an American Rescue Dog Association Unit in 1999 and became operational in 2000. Taz was followed by Clara, Lektor, Belle and now Orex.
"Trust Your Dog" is a collection of five short stories about a 12 year old boy and his adventures with the family search and rescue dogs. It demonstrates the self-reliance needed to grow up in a household with the motto "so that others may live". The author has been training and handling SAR dogs since 1998. She brings the authenticity of her experiences to life on the pages of these stories.