By Jon Katz
“Change loves me, defines and stalks me like a laser-guided clever bomb. It comes at me in all kinds, all of sudden and with huge, immense impression, from making shifts in paintings to having and elevating a child to purchasing a cabin on a far off mountaintop. occasionally, switch comes on 4 legs.”
In his well known and largely praised operating to the Mountain, Jon Katz wrote of the energy and help he present in the large sorts of his yellow Labrador retrievers, Julius and Stanley. while the Labs have been six and 7, a breeder who’d learn his ebook contacted Katz to assert she had a puppy that was once intended for him—a two-year-old border collie named Devon, good bred yet high-strung and homeless. Katz already had an entire canines supplement, yet intuition overruled cause, and shortly thereafter he introduced Devon home.
A puppy 12 months: 12 months, 4 canines, and Me is the tale of the way Devon and Jon—and Julius and Stanley—came to phrases with one another. It exhibits how a guy came across much approximately himself via one puppy (and then one other) whose temperament appeared as assorted from his personal as day is from evening. it's a tale of belief and realizing, of lifestyles and dying, of continuity and alter. It is by means of turns insightful, hilarious, and deeply moving.
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A Dog Year: Twelve Months, Four Dogs, and Me by Jon Katz