“People aren’t stupid, they’re just wired differently. But it’s okay . . . they can be trained.”
That’s Belle’s story, and she’s sticking to it. This smart, sassy rescue dog from the streets of Los Angeles worked hard to figure out how to get the most out of life. Now she is paying it forward by sharing her wisdom with all
Ever wonder what your dog is thinking, or why she behaves the way she does? Belle has the answers, and they may surprise you. Spoiler alert: as much as you train your dog, she trains you even more—and you don’t even realize she’s doing it.
Dog Only Knows: The Word of Dog is the ultimate relationship guide for dogs and their people. When we communicate better, we can love each other better. And Dog Only Knows, that’s what life is all about.
Praise for Dog Only Knows:
“Belle helped me understand why I get in trouble . . . and how to get out of it.”
—Sadie the Schnoodle
“I had no idea you could do so much without opposable thumbs.”
—Houdini the Jack Russell Terrier
“Definitely the tastiest book I have ever eaten.”
—Tonka, a.k.a. “The Destroyer,” breed unknown
Dog Only Knows: The Word of Dog is a celebration of the complex relationship between dogs and people, told through the eyes of a dog named Belle. Wise beyond her years, Belle has decided that it's time to share some important life lessons, and to help all dogs get the most out of this wonderful world we live in.
As much as we train dogs, they train us; and Belle is a master at understanding and manipulating the human/canine dynamic. “They’re not stupid, they’re just wired differently,” she explains, as she teaches her fellow canines how to put things in terms humans can understand.
Dog Only Knows is a funny, poignant and candid examination of life as only a dog could tell it. Looking at the world through her eyes, we gain insight not only into canine behavior, but also into our own. You don’t have to be a dog lover to love this book. But if you are, it will forever hold a place in your heart. Make sure it also holds a place on a high bookshelf, so Fido doesn’t eat it!