Richard Phibbs, Sandra DeFeo

Rescue Me

Richard Phibbs, Sandra DeFeo

Talk: Rescue Me

For three years, fashion and portrait photographer Richard Phibbs has donated his services to the Humane Society of New York, making portraits of dogs up for adoption as part of the Manhattan shelter’s work to find them all forever homes. The best of his photographs are featured in this simple and moving album, along with the story of each dog on its journey from often-shocking circumstances of abandonment and rejection, through rescue and the joy experienced in the new homes these pictures helped them find. This heartwarming New York story will appeal to dog lovers all over the world. Phibbs’s introduction is a passionate appeal for everyone to rescue a dog.

Richard Phibbs

Richard Phibbs has shot fashion and advertising campaigns for Giorgio Armani, Ralph Lauren, and Calvin Klein. His editorial work has appeared in Vanity Fair, Vogue China, ESPN The Magazine, Paper magazine, Entertainment Weekly, and Condé Nast Traveller, among many others, and the best of his portraits and fashion photographs are featured in his first book Chasing Beauty (2010).

Sandra Defeo

Sandra DeFeo has been Executive Director of the Humane Society of New York since 1993. Before that time, Sandra volunteered for the Society in its'​ adoption department and for the Society’s events. In her capacity as Executive Director, Sandra oversees all aspects of the Society’s programs, including hospital and shelter operations and public outreach.

Rescue Me Dog Adoption Portraits and Stories from New York City

The book is perfectly sized and priced for an impulse buy. Royalties from its sale benefit the Humane Society of New York.

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