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The Dogs Who Found Me: What I've Learned from Pets Who Were Left behind

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Tells of the experiences of the author as he found himself adopting a growing assembly of stray dogs, relating how the animals offered a sobering counterpoint to his own misfortunes.

Synopsis:

A favorite author reveals his experiences rescuing abandoned dogs--and offers solid advice for readers who "find" dogs.

About the Author

Ken Foster is the editor of two anthologies, including Dog Culture. His collection of short stories, The Kind I'm Likely to Get, was a New York Times Notable Book. His work has appeared in The New York Times Book Review, The San Francisco Chronicle, McSweeney's, and The Believer. He has taught at The New School, Florida State University, and the University of Southern Mississippi, in Hattiesburg, where he lives with at least three dogs.

Table of Contents

How they find me — On being rescued — Getting rid of Rocco — How to lose your best friend — Abandoning Sinatra — How dogs correct us — The four-hour custody limit — How to read a dog — Two halves of a bone — Two or three things about heartworms — Endings and beginnings — The folk art of lost pet flyers — Wonder when you'll miss me — Pit bull puppies — The paradox of the no-kill shelter — Valentino — The dog who found me — What zephyr dogs do when they need some attention — The problem with my heart — Dogs I reunited with their people — Things that return — How to prepare for the unexpected — The unexpected.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781599215839
Subtitle:
What I've Learned from Pets Who Were Left behind
Publisher:
Lyons Press
Author:
Ken Foster
Author:
Foster, Ken
Subject:
Dogs - General
Subject:
Dogs
Subject:
Feral dogs
Subject:
Audio Books-Biography
Subject:
Biography - General
Subject:
PETS / Dogs / General
Subject:
Pets - Pet Tales
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20060301
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
194

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