What the dog did: tales from a formerly reluctant dog owner
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New York : Bloomsbury, 2005.
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A playful look at all things dog.

Emily Yoffe never thought she'd find herself extracting her bra strap from a dog's rear end; in fact, she never thought she'd have a dog at all. This cat devotee was in for some unexpected surprises when she took in a neurotic rescued beagle named Sasha to satisfy her daughter's desire for a dog.

What the Dog Did chronicles Yoffe's journey from cat person to dog lover. The transformation begins with consternation and culminates with real affection: she becomes a foster mother to a series of homeless beagles; she studies (without success) to be a pet psychic; she visits the Department of Homeland Security to watch sausage- and incendiary device-sniffing canines in action. Everyone who has ever owned a dog, has a story to tell and Emily unwittingly becomes the repository for modern-day dog lore. Filled with adventures of heroic dogs, lovable and lazy dogs, malodorous dogs, phlegmatic and incontinent dogs, What the Dog Did delivers some of the most outlandish and certainly the funniest dog stories on record. But at its heart, What the Dog Did tells the story of how Yoffe's family turned Sasha, the skittish stray, into a wonderful pet-and how Sasha transformed Yoffe into a dog-lover for life.

Winner of the 2005 General Interest Dog Book of the Year from the Dog Writers' Association of America

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0506.
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1582345643
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Yoffe, E. (2005). What the dog did: tales from a formerly reluctant dog owner. New York: Bloomsbury.

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Yoffe, Emily. 2005. What the Dog Did: Tales From a Formerly Reluctant Dog Owner. New York: Bloomsbury.

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Yoffe, Emily, What the Dog Did: Tales From a Formerly Reluctant Dog Owner. New York: Bloomsbury, 2005.

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Yoffe, Emily. What the Dog Did: Tales From a Formerly Reluctant Dog Owner. New York: Bloomsbury, 2005. Print.

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