Rescue Matters

Category: Non-Fiction - Animals
Author: C.J. English
Publisher: English House
Publication Date: December 13, 2018
Number of Pages: 291
ISBN-10: 0986304247
ISBN-13: 978-0986304248

Keith Benning has become a deputy in a North Dakota county. He has no idea that his life is set to change completely with this career shift as the small county doesn’t have much extravagance or adventures to offer. However, four years later, he realizes the importance of humanity, compassion, and responsibility. In the process of saving 4,000 dogs in merely four years, Keith’s marriage falls apart and he also loses a fellow county officer. He almost loses his life as well, but it’s his determination to help and rescue the harmless, innocent animals that can’t fend for themselves that keeps him going. Can he ever return to his old ways?

Rescue Matters by C. J. English follows the life of Keith Benning and his team of volunteers as they rescue dogs and other unwanted animals by looking after them in Keith’s garage till they find a. Each month, the team rescues nearly 70 such animals, taking the number of rescued animals to thousands. He started his journey with minor, unnoticeable changes and efforts, and now his team is revolutionizing and influencing the entire world. The readers are taken on an insightful journey with heart-melting tales of tragedy, redemption, responsibility, and compassion. This book is supposed to inspire readers to be kinder and to learn that a little kindness can go a long way. C. J. English’s novel will have an irresistible appeal to dog lovers and readers looking for ways to make a difference. The characters are well-developed and the author’s expert exploration of their humanity and the infusion of realism into the story heightens its entertaining potential. Rescue Matters is as delightful as it is inspiring. 

Reviewed By: Franklin Bauer


Date: December 28, 2021