Dancing Dogs: Stories

Dancing Dogs: Stories

Jon Katz


nobody brings to lifestyles the impressive bond among people and their canines like New York occasions bestselling writer Jon Katz. He has warmed our spirits with mesmerizing stories and willing observations of his animal menagerie—the canines, sheep, chickens, and different citizens of Bedlam Farm. Now, Katz is again with what he does most sensible in his first choice of brief tales, Dancing Dogs.

With his signature perception and present for storytelling, Katz stocks 16 tales approximately one in all life’s most unusual relationships: within the identify tale, a housekeeper loses her activity, yet discovers her four-legged “children” have a few toe-tapping abilities that simply could get the complete kin again on its ft. In “Puppy Commando,” a shy grade-school outcast forges an fast reference to a beagle dog she meets at a shelter—and dangers every little thing to maintain him. “Gracie’s final stroll” encompasses a lady who needs to be able to claim see you later to her cherished golden retriever—but finally ends up asserting hi to anyone unforeseen. “The puppy Who stored males Away” exhibits that now not all people move the “sniff” try by way of canine, who own an outstanding pass judgement on of personality. And in “Guardian Angel,” a widower dealing with a painful transition unearths the best convenience within the unlikeliest of sources—a funny-looking pug named Gus.

Whether sitting, staying, and rolling over, within the barnyard, shelters, or domestic, candy, domestic, the creatures in Dancing Dogs are really inspiring and totally memorable.

Praise for Dancing Dogs
 
“Funny, keenly saw brief tales illuminating the bond among guy and his top friend.”—People
 
“Jon Katz writes with ardour and humor in regards to the connections among animals and people. . . . Animal enthusiasts are absolute to are looking to upload this e-book to their collection.”—Examiner.com
 
“Katz’s tales, occasionally hot and occasionally humorous, are gentle, gentle reads which are effortless to choose up and luxuriate in and should attract puppy fans everywhere.”—Booklist
 
“Insightful, relocating . . . a tissue-box-worthy selection of animal tales.”—Kirkus Reviews
 
“[A] heartwarming book.”—The Dallas Morning News

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