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Jon Katz, Dog Trainer or Trouble for Dogs

From the mail bag: Allie asks: Just wondering. What do you think of Jon Katz? As a person, a writer, and now a trainer?

Dear Allie, I can’t comment on Katz as a person; I’ve never met the man. And I know all too well how it can be hazardous to draw conclusions about someone who writes about pieces of his or her life. As a reader, it’s easy to think you know the whole person, when you really only know the small portrait they’ve painted.

I’ve read a couple of Katz’s books; he can tell a good story. Though I find some of the topics he writes about, and the way in which he writes about them maddening. For instance, I […]

By |2016-10-24T09:56:59-04:00January 18th, 2007|Dog Training, Dogs in General, The Mail Bag|5 Comments

Whispers in the Wind

Last night the wolves called my name.
Not the name I now carry,
but the one I was known by,
a million winters ago.

How they knew it was me I am not sure,
for I knew it not myself,
but part of me knew,
and part of me answered,

“Come, my brothers, let us run together,
Let us weave the patches of moonlight
into a story, written on
the fresh fallen snow.

For the world in sunlight to know
that a band of brothers
passed this place in time.”

(excerpt from Whispers in the Wind)
by George Rodgers