Experience the deeper, sweeter love of senior dogs with this captivating National Geographic collection of photographs and anecdotes. This book is a one-of-a-kind celebration of humans’ special bond with, and love for, their senior dogs. Since 2012, photographer Jane Sobel Klonsky has traveled the United States with one mission: to capture images and stories that focus on the powerful relationship between dogs in the twilight of their lives and the people they share their life with. A book for any dog lover who appreciates the connection, unconditional love, and bond that can only be provided by a canine companion.
“If you have ever loved an elderly dog, you’ll feel less alone flipping through these pages. This is a must-read book for all dog lovers.”—Mara Bovsun, AKC Family Dog magazine
“I unconditionally love this book. Highly recommended for all animal lovers— and those whose lives have yet to be touched by these wise older souls.”—Marc Bekoff, author of The Animals’ Agenda: Freedom, Compassion, and Coexistence in the Human Age and Canine Confidential: Why Dogs Do What They Do
“The oldies are so beautiful and wise. This book is a loving hug to warm the heart.”—Dr. Kathleen Cooney, past President of the International Association for Animal Hospice and Palliative Care
“Social media posts come and go in a blink of an eye but a story in a book is always there right at your fingertips.”—Laura Oliver, Founder, Lionel’s Legacy Senior Dog Rescue
“What a fantastic testament to the love of older dogs and our relationships to them.”—Lisa Waddle, PARADE magazine
“Jane Sobel Klonsky has brought her strong photographic sensibilities to explore a delicate and moving subject in a profoundly touching way.”—Lewis Blackwell, author of The Life and Love of Dogs and Dogs
“This book proves that there is something that brings more happiness than a warm puppy: a snuggly old timer!”—Tracie Hotchner, author of The Dog Bible: Everything Your Dogs Wants You to Know and host of NPR’s “Dog Talk”