Howl: A Collection of the Best Contemporary Dog Wit

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Crown Publishing Group, 2007 - Humor - 332 pages
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A pot roast left unguarded. An open bedroom door. An ill-timed squat. Dogs seem to have impeccable timing. Yet how quickly calamity turns to comedy in the company of a dog, and the wrong moment turns out to be just the right one.

In this delightful follow-up toDog Is My Co-Pilot, which won the Best Book of the Year award from the Dog Writers Association of America, the editors ofThe Barkbring together more stories, essays, and artwork that highlight the hilarity of dog behavior and the comical interactions between dog people and their four-legged friends.

From playful puppies who wreak havoc in the home to dogs with a whole array of comic shticks and tricks,Howlcelebrates the verve and the laughs pets offer their people. It includes laugh-out-loud reflections (and confessions), rib-tickling tales, and whimsical vignettes from well-known writers such as:

Dave Barry
Margaret Cho
Al Franken
Kinky Friedman
Pam Houston
Haven Kimmel
Neal Pollack
And many more!

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Review: Howl: A Collection of the Best Contemporary Dog Wit

User Review  - Susan - Goodreads

This book just didn't find a place in my different reading stacks around the house, and I had only read two stories before it was due to be returned to the library. The stories I read got a chuckle or two out of me at the time, but definitely nothing that has stuck with me. Read full review

Review: Howl: A Collection of the Best Contemporary Dog Wit

User Review  - Lee Harrington - Goodreads

Lee Harrington Yes, as a contributor to this collection, I am a bit biased, but these are some of the wittiest essays about dogs I have every read. A must-read for all dog lovers. Read full review


Heres the Beef Bonnie Thomas Abbott
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TWO PoOCh Or Not tO PoOCh? JonBowen

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About the author (2007)

Claudia Kawczynska and Cameron Woo created and publish Bark, an award-winning magazine known for its hip and literary vibe. Their first book, Dog Is My Co-Pilot, was a New York Times bestseller. Visit

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