You had me at woof: how dogs taught me the secrets of happiness

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This book is the hilarious and heartfelt chronicle of a woman learning the secrets of love, health, and happiness from some very surprising teachers: her dogs. The author was thirty, single, and working as a part time clerk in an insurance company, wondering if she would ever meet the man she could spend the rest of her life with. And then it happened. She met the irresistible Otto, her first in a long line of Boston terriers, and fell instantly in love. This work is the often hilarious and always sincere story of how one woman discovered life's most important lessons from her relationships with her canine companions. From Otto, Julie realized what it might feel like to find "the one." She learned to share her home, her heart, and her limited resources with another, and she found an authentic friend in the process. But that was just the beginning. Over the years her brood has grown to one husband, one daughter, and several Boston terriers. And although she had much to learn about how to care for them, wallks at 2 a.m., vet visits, behavior problems, she was surprised and delighted to find that her dogs had more wisdom to convey to her than she had ever dreamed. And caring for them has made her a better person,and completely and utterly opened her heart. Riotously funny and unexpectedly poignant, it recounts the hidden surprises, pleasures, and revelations of letting any mutt, beagle, terrier, or bulldog go charging through your world.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Dog owners -- Biography, Dogs -- Therapeutic use, Human-animal relationships, Klam, Julie, Large type books, PETS / Dogs / Breeds, PETS / Dogs / General
title_display You had me at woof : how dogs taught me the secrets of happiness
title_full You Had Me at Woof How Dogs Taught Me the Secrets of Happiness, You had me at woof : how dogs taught me the secrets of happiness / Julie Klam, You had me at woof : how dogs taught me the secrets of happiness [electronic resource] / Julie Klam, You had me at woof [sound recording] : how dogs taught me the secrets of happiness / Julie Klam, You had me at woof [text, (large print)] : how dogs taught me the secrets of happiness / by Julie Klam
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title_sub how dogs taught me the secrets of happiness
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