'This wryly affectionate portrait of dogs and their people is a tail-thumpingly delightful read.' Jane Clifton
'So charming and funny and sincere - this is dog lit at its best.' Steve Braunias
'Mike White, for decades one of the country's most persuasive journalists, makes a case here as irrefutable as it is moving: throw a stick, make a dog happy, be a better person. He has convinced me.' Vincent O'Sullivan
Mike White began walking his SPCA-rescue huntaway, Cooper, at Wellington's dog parks ten years ago, and since then has become part of a remarkable community of people and their pets.
Written with wit, wisdom and heartbreaking poignancy, How to Walk a Dog is a story anyone who has ever owned or loved a dog will relate to. You will laugh, you will cry, and you will learn some of the secrets of living with a dog.
Illustrated with drawings from acclaimed cartoonist Sharon Murdoch.