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My Leash on Life: Foxy's View of the World from a Foot Off the Ground
In a simple style that gives a dog's perspective of the world from a foot off the ground, Foxy shares his life story and his views on topics that a dog knows best. Lost, mistreated and abandoned, he is fearful of people, noises, and sudden movements. Rescued by Jay and Ellie, over time he grows to trust and love his humans and his dog pals. Along with feisty observations a ...more
Paperback, 158 pages
Published November 19th 2013 by Laughing Oak
(first published November 16th 2013)
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There are many books in which humans express their feelings about their pets, but not so many are written from the pet's point of view as they describe the behaviors of humans. Foxy does a great job at puzzling out the reasons behind the activities and mannerisms of his adoptive humans. After having been abused by a former owner, Foxy is skittish at the beginning of his relationship with Ellie and Jay who rescue him from a shelter. It takes a while for him to learn to trust them and a little whi ...more
Lenore Hirsch lives in Napa, California and has been learning dog ways from Foxy for almost 13 years. My Leash on Life tells the story of how she saved Foxy and how he was there for her when her husband's serious illness became part of their everyday lives. Along with a healthy dose of humor about human foolishness, Foxy tells it all from his unique perspective. You'll laugh, you'll cry. You'll lo ...moreMore about Lenore Hirsch