Book Club - Love at First Bark

Deborah Harkness
Alex George
Ann Napolitano
William Deresiewicz
Jessica Spotswood
Geraldine Brooks
Brené Brown
Stephanie McAfee
Sophie Morgan
Tana French
Terry McMillan
Jen Lancaster
Geneen Roth
Julie Klam
Amy Kalafa
Ally Condie
Julia Cameron
Kate Marshall & David Marshall
Sylvia Day
Edited by Stacy Morrison, Julie Ross Godar & Rita Arens
Amor Towles
Jeremy Page
Dominique Browning
Karen White
Stephen Dau
Laura Moriarty
Laura Dave
Kim Edwards
Jeffrey Zaslow
Claire Bidwell Smith
Seré Prince Halverson
Eleanor Brown
Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D.
Lisa Gardner
Linwood Barclay
Liane Moriarty
Gayle Forman
William D. Lassek, M.D. & Steven J.C. Gaulin, Ph.D.
Vanessa Williams & Helen Williams

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Love at First Bark
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What Did You Think of Love at First Bark?

Nurturing Relationships

When reading Julie Klam's Love at First Bark it's easy to think of it as a "dog book." In doing so you forget the subtitle of the book -- How Saving a Dog Can Sometimes Help Save Yourself. The dogs in the book helped Klam sort through some of her own problems and her relationships with the people nearest and dearest to her.  Read more >

What Do You Do When You Feel Stuck?

We've talked about how with each decision we make, we take a leap of faith. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. When Julie Klam's family move to a new neighbourhood and new building they hoped they were doing the right thing. It didn't turn out the way they'd hoped and as she discusses in Love at First Bark, she felt stuck.  Read more >

Knowing What's Best is a Leap of Faith

One of the things that struck me as I was reading Julie Klam's Love at First Bark: How Saving a Dog Can Sometimes Help You Save Yourself was how hard it is to help an animal that can't tell you want they need. They can't tell you how they are feeling. They can't tell you what happened to them. Yet Klam and other rescuers do their best to make sure that they are getting the animals what they need.  Read more >

Finding Love Through Animal Rescue

While I'm probably more of a cat person than a dog person, I found much to appreciate in Julie Klam's Love at First Bark: How Saving a Dog Can Sometimes Help You Save Yourself. Giving rescued animals a forever home is something that is near and dear to me. While not all the animals in my life have come from a shelter, they've all been rescues.  Read more >