TAILS will be wagging today (Friday) when a new book is launched to celebrate the 10th birthday of the Dumfries and Galloway Canine Rescue Centre.
The charity cares for abandoned dogs in the region and promises never to put a healthy dog to sleep despite being totally dependent on donations from the Dumfries and Galloway public.
The book, Waggy Tales, has been compiled from stories sent in from dog owners from throughout Dumfries and Galloway and has been put together by a number of talented Wigtownshire people.
These include illustrators Shalla Gray and Pauline James, designer Mike Clayton and freelance writer Jayne Baldwin.
The book was printed by JB Print of Newton Stewart.
All donated their skills to the project for free so the profits, after printing costs, from each £5 copy go to help the work of the charity.
The book will be launched at the Newton Stewart and Dumfries libraries at 12pm and will be available to buy from the libraries and from the Dumfries and Galloway Canine Rescue Centre charity shops in Newton Stewart, Dalbeattie and Dumfries.
Funny, moving and embarrassing stories from as far afield as Lockerbie and Wigtown make Waggy Tales a great read.