Ron's book takes the viewer from his early works of his rescued dog Rufus, through the captivating paintings of his shelter, pet therapy, search and rescue, and assistance dogs. By recognizing the quiet heroics of these dogs, Ron hopes to provide testimony to the growing role animals' play in the well being of us all. Ron is the Artist-in-Residence for The Humane Society of the United States. His art is the cornerstone for HSUS's national psa advertising - reaching millions Ron has appeared on CNN, CNN Headline News, FOX News (story won an EMMY), PBS (winning an Associated Press Award), and in Forbes Magazine Ron was the official artist for the ASPCA's Adopt a Shelter Dog Month Program. His poster was displayed in thousands of shelters across the country.Burns, Ron is the author of 'Dogs of Ron Burns An Art Book of Paintings by Internationally Collected Artist, Ron Burns' with ISBN 9780972582902 and ISBN 0972582908.