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Books: ‘Speaking of Dogs’
James Charlton, author of “Speaking of Dogs,” and Cooper, his Great Pyrenees (who loved posing for the camera). Photo by Marsden Epworth

Every childless couple I know has a dog. Exception: my son Jeremy, who lived with his wife and a ferret (a domesticated —sort of— weasel). The creature used to hide in the house and had to be extracted once by a blow to the plaster walls in the living room.

 In the main, however, dogs seem to be favored as pets, wondrous creatures that they are. I had a greyhound once who would come tell me when my other greyhound was eating soap. And another who chose her own burial site. 

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