A sweetly-written heartfelt account from a man who sees the abandoned dogs that all of us other people ignore, TDWFM is well worth reading. He tracksA sweetly-written heartfelt account from a man who sees the abandoned dogs that all of us other people ignore, TDWFM is well worth reading. He tracks life with first one dog, then two and so on from the aftermath of 9/11 to living through Hurricane Katrina. I wish his account of post-Katrina New Orleans had been longer, but since the focus of his book is the dogs instead of the people, that is probably just as well.
When one side of his heart stopped working, Foster's dogs tried to tell him that something was wrong, but he did not get the message until he passed out and ended up in surgery. He relates many such incidents of how living with dogs has changed his view of the world. There is also practical information at the end of this book about animal shelters, pet supplies, and what to do if you find a stray dog, which I feel that many more people are doing nowadays after reading this book....more