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Julie Klam grew up in Bedford, NY. She has been a freelance writer since 1991, writing for such publications as “O, The Oprah Magazine,” “Rolling Stone,” “Harper’s Bazaar,” “Glamour,” "The Washington Post" and “The New York Times Magazine.
A graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, she was a writer for VH1’s Pop-Up Video, where she earned an Emmy nomination for Special Class Writing.
A New York Times Bestseller, she has written Please Excuse My Daughter, You Had Me At Woof, Love at First Bark, and Friendkeeping and The Stars In Our Eyes (all Riverhead Books)
She lives in Manhattan with her daughter and many, many dogs.


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Julie Klam Hi Dana, It's a funny thing, but I don't feel like I get writer's block. I have trouble with figuring out how to write certain books, but it's not so…moreHi Dana, It's a funny thing, but I don't feel like I get writer's block. I have trouble with figuring out how to write certain books, but it's not so much of a block. (Maybe fiction writers get it more because they have to come up with a story). I always get inspiration from reading great writing, or some amazing story. I am one of those people though who prefers to 'have written' than to write.
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When Clementine came to our home, we were told that she might very well be unadoptable, that she would most-likely be our permanent foster. When you rescue and you foster, this is sometimes a possibility. If a dog is sick or old or "a biter" they just may not be going anywhere.


We were unsure of Clemmie's medical issues and the information that came with her was unclear. But after thorough ex...

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“More often than not, what animals require our protection from is not hurricanes or fires, but abuse at the hands of other people".”
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“A very wise dog woman once told me that dogs find owners, not the other way around. They pick you and they choose to stay with you. In that way, they are also giving you the end of their life. The deeper the bond, the harder it is to say good-bye. I know I’d rather have any amount of time with a dog I love and suffer the mourning than not have the time at all.”
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