Traer Scott traveled to Puerto Rico and Mexico to capture these remarkable and soulful photographs of dogs living alone or in packs on city streets. Since many street dogs were formerly pets, they are often friendly, approachable and eager to be adopted into new homes. As Scott documents in her introduction, she witnessed and assisted in the rescue of many of the dogs she photographed for this book; thanks to the collaborative efforts of Puerto Rican, Latin American and US organizations, these dogs have now been adopted into new homes both in the United States and Mexico. It features 90 irresistible, soulful portraits and outdoor photographs of street dogs. It is accompanied by a beautifully written, illustrated introduction by Traer Scott on her experience of photographing and rescuing street dogs. It includes a mini biography of many dogs featured, with details about their rescue and journey to a new home, and contact. (2007 Merrell Publishers)

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Street Dogs Limited Edition Prints

Street Dogs has been out of print for several years but I now have a limited number of autographed copies for sale here.

The books are brand new and are $25 plus $7 for US shipping. Please contact me for international shipping.


The text and pictures are a heartwarming combination and a cri de coeur for a more positive future of these outcast animals. An ideal gift for anyone, at any age, on any occasion.
— Photo Icon
For those who love dogs, this is a difficult and yet ultimately irresistible subject. It’s worth the price of the book just to see the photo of Miss Trish – complete with funny fanglike teeth and a lovable personality – and to learn that she charmed everyone she met along the way as she traded homelessness in Puerto Rico for family life in New Jersey
— Christian Science Monitor
Nobody can break a dog lover’s heart like Scott. This time, she focuses her camera on the alarming number of strays roaming the streets and beaches of Mexico and Puerto Rico, creating moving portraits of dogs abandoned and abused but still surprisingly eager for human companionship. Scott is not all about the bad news: Many of the animals in the photos were rescued.
— New York Daily News