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Who's a good boy?

If just looking at their covers melts your heart, you might enjoy these memoirs about life with dogs.

Huck: The Remarkable True Story of How One Lost Puppy Taught a Family — and a Whole Town — About Hope and Happy Endings (Broadway) by Janet Elder is the saga of a little red poodle that cheers a breast cancer patient and her family — and then disappears.

Oogy: The Dog Only a Family Could Love (Grand Central) by Larry Levin is the story of a puppy who is nearly killed as bait in a dogfighting ring, but blossoms despite his injuries when a family takes him home.

You Had Me At Woof: How Dogs Taught Me the Secrets of Happiness (Riverhead) by Julie Klam is a laugh-out-loud tale about a woman whose dream about a Boston terrier named Otto leads her not just to the real Otto but to many surprising adventures with rescue dogs.

Colette Bancroft, Times book editor

Notable: Who's a good boy? 11/06/10 [Last modified: Saturday, November 6, 2010 4:30am]
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