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By Jon Katz

Occasionally, swap comes on 4 legs.

In his well known and commonly praised Running to the Mountain, Jon Katz wrote of the power and help he present in the large types of his yellow Labrador retrievers, Julius and Stanley. while the Labs have been six and 7, a breeder who’d learn his publication contacted Katz to claim she had a puppy that was once intended for him—a two-year-old border collie named Devon, good bred yet high-strung and homeless. Katz already had an entire canines complement—but, as he writes, “Change loves me. . . . It is available in all types. . . . occasionally, swap comes on 4 legs.” almost immediately thereafter he introduced Devon domestic. A puppy Year indicates how a guy came across a lot approximately himself via one puppy (and then another), whose temperament appeared as assorted from his personal as day from evening. it's a tale of belief and figuring out, of lifestyles and loss of life, of continuity and alter. it really is through turns insightful, hilarious, and deeply relocating.

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