The Puppy Diaries: Raising a Dog Named Scout

by Jill Abramson | Pets & Animals | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0805093427 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingbuttonbrightwing of Raleigh, North Carolina USA on 11/27/2021
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Journal Entry 1 by wingbuttonbrightwing from Raleigh, North Carolina USA on Saturday, November 27, 2021
An instructive and marvelously entertaining chronicle of a puppy's first year, by the executive editor of The New York Times

One sparkling summer day, Jill Abramson brought home a nine-week-old golden retriever named Scout. Over the following year, as she and her husband raised their adorable new puppy, Abramson wrote a hugely popular column for The New York Times' website about the joys and challenges of training this rambunctious addition to their family. Dog-lovers from across the country inundated her with emails and letters, and the photos they sent in of their own dogs became the most visited photo album on the Times' site in 2009.

Now Abramson has gone far beyond the material in her column and written a detailed and deeply personal account of Scout's first year. Part memoir, part manual, part investigative report, The Puppy Diaries continues Abramson's intrepid reporting on all things canine. Along the way, she weighs in on such issues as breeders or shelters, adoption or rescue, raw diet or vegan, pack-leader gurus like Cesar Millan or positive-reinforcement advocates like Karen Pryor.

What should you expect when a new puppy enters your life? With utterly winning stories and a wealth of practical information, The Puppy Diaries provides an essential road map for navigating the first year of your dog's life.

I found this book on the discount shelves of a local used book store.

Journal Entry 2 by wingbuttonbrightwing at Oakwood Dog Park in Raleigh, North Carolina USA on Saturday, November 27, 2021

Released 1 mo ago (11/27/2021 UTC) at Oakwood Dog Park in Raleigh, North Carolina USA

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Left "The Puppy Diaries" hanging on the front gate @ Oakwood Dog Park. #BookCrossing https://goo.gl/TdJ9Rb

I am buying books from the outside shelves at The Readers Corner (a Raleigh used book store) and releasing them. This is one of those books. If you like it, take it and write a journal entry at www.BookCrossing.com - its easy and anonymous. Then when you are done with it, find a nice person or place to release it. I look forward to reading your thoughts on this book and finding out where you got it from. This book is on an adventure we can share with it.

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