Albert, The Greyhound Who Loves to Run, is the heartwarming, true story of Albert, an anxious adopted greyhound who overcomes his fear of cats to find a safe home, a warm bed, and a family of his own. The book features Albert, a two-year-old greyhound, who runs away from his new home after being spooked by the family cat. The true story of Albert’s escape and nine weeks on the run captured the imagination and interest of animal lovers worldwide as author Kylie Miller worked to bring him home.
Albert’s adventures – and eventual return – were reported nationally in the Australian media. Albert, The Greyhound Who Loves to Run is a fictionalised account but includes real-life characters, including greyhound Teddy, Cleo the cat, and Albert’s great love and saviour, Rhonda. It’s a universal story of love, family, persistence, friendship and belonging that applies to the thousands of pets seeking happy, forever homes each year. Albert, The Greyhound Who Loves to Run is the first in a series of greyhound picture books.