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Ruff Translation

Paw-ket Dictionary Dog to Human

Did you ever want to know what your dog was really thinking? Learn how to decipher all the barks, licks, growls and wags—and get a greater understanding of what your dog is trying to communicate to you, and why.

Plus, discover how our longstanding codependency with canines makes for happier, healthier humans and their pooches. “Ruff Translation” will explore the nature of our relationship with our four-legged friends including training advice, personal tales, scientific explorations and inspiring stories of how dogs can make us better people. It’s no wonder they’re man’s best friend!

Jillian Blume is a New York City–based writer whose feature articles have appeared in magazines, newspapers, and websites including the New York Observer, Marie Claire, Self, City Realty, the ASPCA, ThisDogsLife.co, Petful.com, Best Friends Animal Society, The Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals, The Pet Gazette, Inside Your Dog’s Mind, Inside Your Cat’s Mind, and many others. She received a master’s degree in creative writing from New York University and has taught writing and literature at colleges in New York. She passionately supports animal welfare and rescue and often covers these topics in her articles. Jillian lives with 2 senior dogs and one senior cat.