Book Review- Love at First Bark

Love at First Bark by Julie Klam is 3 stories about “how saving a dog can sometimes help you save yourself.” After reading the book, however, I failed to see how exactly the people involved were changed by each experience.
The first story is about how she and her husband find a dog abandoned on the street and their efforts to find a home for it. Because the dog was a pit bull, Klam had a difficult time finding a temporary place for it. The story, while amusing, did not exactly show how the pit bull was the “couple’s therapist” the title claimed him to be. There is a little part at the end of the story where Klam reminisces about the good ol’ days with her husband, but it seems like an afterthought, rather than the main point of the story.
The book is entertaining and I really like Klam’s narrative. She’s funny and real and her voice in the stories shows a real love and compassion for canines. I was really expecting something more from the book judging from the title and book description.
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This was a paid review for BlogHer Book Club but the opinions expressed are my own
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