A collection of stories which gives the edge to dogs in mutual relationship. People can cheat- or be selfish and irresponsible- or soft and irresolute, but on dogs you can count. There are stories of dog training, breeding and showing, of sacrificing comfort and convenience and repose and yielding the house to the canines. Sentimental, yes, but there's always some in every dog lover. Told with a warmth solidly backed by knowing dogs.