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The Year of the Puppy by Alexandra Horowitz
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Sep 20, 2022 | ISBN 9780593628928 | 535 Minutes

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Praise for The Year of the Puppy:

“Horowitz’s goal is to think and write about dogs in a way that is distinct from usual pet-related fare about how to teach a puppy not to lunge at children and not to increase your household paper-towel budget. Instead, she aims to try to better understand a young dog, from Day One to day three hundred and sixty-five, as a being in transformation.”
—Rivka Galchen, The New Yorker

“Equal parts science and doggy diary, this new charmer from the author of Inside of a Dog charts how our irresistible fur babies develop personality.”

“Horowitz (Our Dogs, Ourselves), head of Barnard College’s Dog Cognition Lab, charts the first year of a puppy’s life in this splendid dog behavior explainer. . . . Animal lovers will eat this up.”
Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“Keenly observed. . . . With her characteristic sharp eye for detail and vast knowledge of canine-related scientific research, the author expertly guides us through Quid’s critical early development. . . . This book provides a science-based, honest look at the ups and downs of raising a puppy. . . . A detailed, highly illuminating portrait of puppies and our relationships with them.”
—Kirkus Reviews

“A fascinating beauty of a book that will add immensely to the world of dog research and will thrill dog owners.”
—Library Journal

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