More than once, and for no reason, you push back my breakfast and dinnertime by one hour. This goes on for months and months. All the meals are exactly one hour late, until you finally realize your mistake and get my feeding schedule back on track. This is very annoying. Please stop.
This has never happened before. Me forgetting a review date. Sure, I've not met them countless times. Trish is quite used to receiving my last minute emails requesting a review date postponement, and because she is awesome, she has always been nice about it. But this time, I'm super embarrassed. Because I opened my review deadline sheet only to find that this review was due two weeks ago. Yikes!
Things your Dog Doesn't Want you to Know is a collection of short anecdotes narrated by dogs. The stories are just two-page long and many of them are hilarious. The husband and I always loved dogs but had never had one until the May of this year. Until then, all we knew about dogs is that they are super-cute. In the five months since (What? Has it only been five months since we brought Rue home?), we have gone through a roller coaster of emotions - happiness, excitement, frustration (mostly me), patience (mostly the husband), and more happiness. Through all this time, there have been many times when we would stare at our dog (when she's not looking at us, lest she thinks it is playtime) and wonder what she's thinking. I begged Trish to let me read and review this book just so that I can understand Rue better.
Some of the stories are a little sad. For instance, one of the dog-narrators, Sarge, is a former police dog who sniffed pot and helped the cops locate it. Unfortunately, Sarge began to like the stuff too much and would taste a pinch before alerting any cop. Despite how very dog-like behavior that is, it made me a little sad. Of course, Sarge got fired from that job, so all's well that ends well (even though Sarge was upset at having lost it).
Overall, Things your Dog Doesn't Want you to Know was a really fun book! It's the best book for a little bit of nighttime or grocery-lane reading.
I received this book for free for review from the publisher via TLC Book Tours.