Jon Katz

Jon Katz’s latest book, Going Home: Finding Peace When Pets Die, was published by Random House last October. You can visit him at www.bedlamfarm.com and http://www.facebook.com/BedlamFarm or email him at jon@bedlamfarm.com.

Heavy Petting
Nov. 19 2004 1:10 PMDog Bites ManNot a story—a national crisis.
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July 19 2004 8:12 AMPoor Little Rich DogErnie is healthy, wealthy, and abused.
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May 18 2004 8:46 AMFinding the Perfect DogThere is no such animal. So, stop looking.
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March 5 2004 10:19 AMGuarding the Guard Dogs?Are you a dog "owner"—or a dog "guardian"?
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Aug. 8 2003 8:33 AMIs Your Dog Fulfilled?Herding classes, obedience school, play dates, day care—pretty soon you'll be taking your dog to ballet lessons.
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Oct. 4 2004 10:53 AMGoodbye, HomerCan you ever give away a dog you love?
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June 10 2004 1:22 PMGood Dog, Better ManHow your pet can improve your morals.
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April 8 2004 10:52 AMPetophiliaCan you ever love your dog too much? (And no, we don't mean it that way.)
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Oct. 28 2003 1:01 PMWhen Should You Put Your Dog Down?How to make a decision you never want to make.
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June 3 2003 10:46 AMCanine-11Why Americans are obsessed with "rescuing" dogs.

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