Virgil the Hound is an amazon best seller and is a beautifully illustrated children's book, written by Tere Albanese who is a 20-year veteran school teacher. The beautiful photographs throughout will make this book a favorite of children everywhere while teaching valuable life lessons about kindness and compassion toward animals and humans. You can order personally autographed copies of the book by visiting our Books page. 


"Virgil the Hound is a charming, feel good story of a hound who wouldn't hunt"... Janice Holland, based in the UK. 

"Virgil the Hound is a touching story that reminds us that animals deserve kindness and compassion. More and more people are opening their hearts to animals, and Tere Albanese's words will open many more." Neal D. Barnard, MD, President, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.

"Every once and a while, a story comes along that feels like it has a touch of the divine. Virgil the Hound is jus such a story"... Joy Casey, Author and avid reader.

Virgil the Hound - A wonderful poem about a foxhound that does not want to hunt foxes.

Hall of Fame Trainer - Richard Mandella

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Daily Racing Form CA Breeding News
January 1, 1995
"Memo to Breeders in Golden State"
by Tere Albanese
"Cal-Breds To Start Year Well"
​CTBA Notes

The Paulick Report

March 6-7-8-9, 2017

"The Quiet Man Let's His Horses
Do The Talking"

by Tere Albanese 

Articles Written by Tere Albanese 

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