October is…

October 23, 2010 at 12:12 pm 20 comments

Book month and adopt-a-dog month.

To celebrate we’re giving away three books donated by Hachette Book Group.

  • How to be Your Dog’s Best Friend by the Monks of New Skete. One of the classic books on dog training and one I’ve recommended to many people. I agreed to do the give-away specifically because Hachette included this book in the group.
  • Dog Tags by David Rosenfelt. Rosenfelt writes dog-themed legal-thrillers. I read very little fiction these days, so can’t offer any advice on this one. If you win the drawing and send a review, I’ll be glad to post it. 
  • GoD and DoG by Wendy Francisco. I’m not a religious person, haven’t read the book and am not likely to – but the youtube video that inspired it recently generated a lot among my friends in the English Shepherd world so I thought it was appropriate to include it here.

If you’d like to enter the drawing leave a comment below. Make sure you include your real email address as that is how I’ll contact the winner. The winner will be chosen by a drawing to be conducted by the OddMan. Entries close Wednesday October 27, 2010.

The books will be sent to the winner directly by Hachette Book Group. I am receiving nothing  (other than a wee bit of blog-fodder) for posting this.

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20 Comments Add your own

  • 1. YesBiscuit  |  October 23, 2010 at 12:50 pm

    First!

  • 2. ruthcrisler  |  October 23, 2010 at 12:54 pm

    My copy of the Monks dates from the seventies. Still holds up, but would love to acquire a current edition.

    Of course, I’d still have to confront the fact that I have not enough time to read much. Nor enough time to write as much as I’d like. Nor get sufficient sleep. Nor cook like I used to. Nor ride my horse.

    Damn those kids, cute as they are. They just don’t raise themselves.

  • 3. Lorraine Hickman  |  October 23, 2010 at 12:55 pm

    Hi, Janeen. Miss you very much, and love your website.

  • 4. Kari  |  October 23, 2010 at 1:53 pm

    ooo those books sound great! We want in :)

    Kari

    http://dogisgodinreverse.com/

  • 5. Vladdie  |  October 23, 2010 at 2:01 pm

    I was very touched by the “GoD and DoG” video so count me in for the drawing!

  • 6. Shelley Thurmond  |  October 23, 2010 at 3:23 pm

    Please enter me in the drawing.

    And thank you again, Janeen for having volunteered a year ago to help little Charlie to recover and to live as a normal, happy dog. I think of him often and am grateful you were/are there for him.

  • 7. David W  |  October 23, 2010 at 4:22 pm

    I’d like to enter as well.

  • 8. Meg  |  October 23, 2010 at 5:10 pm

    I would like to enter, please.

  • 9. Erin  |  October 23, 2010 at 7:21 pm

    Hi Janeen, what a cool idea. And thanks for doing this, and please include my name in the drawing.

  • 10. shirley  |  October 23, 2010 at 9:44 pm

    these books would give me something to do other than watch krull online on a saturday night, i gotta win!!

  • 11. michele C  |  October 24, 2010 at 7:17 am

    God and Dog goes to any dog lovers heart, not that the others aren’t great books, but this one is exceptionally meaningful. What a wonderful idea!

  • 12. Nancy  |  October 24, 2010 at 2:52 pm

    Love books! Shelby, Gracie, Louie, and Mama Faith think I need more book learning-

  • 13. Chas Clifton  |  October 24, 2010 at 3:16 pm

    I have watched some of the monks’ videos, and I see them as good, middle-of-the-road trainers. Did pick up the trick of pointing at my eye and saying “Watch me!” from them, but with my food-obsessed Chessie, holding a dog biscuit next to my eye works better.

  • 14. CarolG.  |  October 24, 2010 at 3:44 pm

    I would also like to enter. I don’t own any of the books although I have read the Monks back when it came out.

  • 15. Kristen Wyatt  |  October 24, 2010 at 8:55 pm

    I would love to be included in the drawing…thanks!!!

  • 16. Anissa  |  October 24, 2010 at 11:25 pm

    Please include me in the drawing. Thanks!

  • 17. Dani  |  October 25, 2010 at 8:55 am

    Please include me in the drawing. I have read the Monks book from the library, but I would love to own a copy. The other two books just sound fun! Thanks!

  • 18. Liz  |  October 25, 2010 at 11:08 am

    I’d like to enter, thanks!

  • 19. Chris  |  October 26, 2010 at 10:24 am

    Love reading your blog! Thanks for the entertainment.

  • 20. Kristen Wyatt  |  November 5, 2010 at 8:49 pm

    Did I miss the anouncement of a winner?

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