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By Julie Klam

The secrets and techniques of affection, overall healthiness, and happiness gleaned from a existence lived with canine.

Julie Klam was once thirty, unmarried, and dealing as a part-time clerk in an coverage corporation, not able to fulfill a guy she may possibly spend her lifestyles with. after which it occurred: she had a dream a few Boston terrier- a dream that essentially hit her over the pinnacle. The spouse she wanted used to be no longer inevitably the single she'd had in mind.

As destiny may have it, a puppy is strictly the item that she wanted. The New York Times bestselling You Had Me at Woof is the often-hilarious and constantly captivating tale of 1 woman's discovery of all she relatively had to know about lifestyles via her relationships along with her canines partners. Klam stocks how her love for canines and the classes she's realized taking care of them has formed her middle. it is a humorous, earnest, and emotionally compelling examine the surprises, pleasures, and revelations that occur in the event you allow any mutt, beagle, terrier, or bulldog cross charging via your world.

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