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Buster, a half-German Shepherd mutt, was adopted by Roy Hattersley in December 1995. He began to dictate his diaries soon after his arrival.<P>Buster became Englands most famous dog in 1996 when he defended himself against a goose in St. Jamess Park -- a goose which, unfortunately, belonged to the Queen. Pursued by the press ever since, he has sought solace in writing. Busters Diaries is the comically heart-warming true story of Busters triumph over adversity, as he describes his rescue from a paw-to-mouth existence on scraps to his new life in the lap of luxury -- and at the same time reveals the secrets of the strange relationship between dog and the Man on the other end of the lead.<P>Never before have readers been offered such insights into the aromatic canine world. The irresistible fragrance of chicken bones picked off the sidewalk. The special rituals required to receive delicious treats (pig ears, dog biscuits). The sawdust balls Buster must eat to stay healthy while the Man gobbles down chocolate cookies. The painful digestive consequences of eating cream filled cookies while still wrapped.<P>The diaries also reveal the strain of living with the Man -- the constant power struggle of whos boss, the training ceremonies, the Mans strange excrement collection syndrome and reliance on new dog humiliation technology.<P>Busters Diaries will make you laugh and it will make you cry but it has a happy ending. While it exposes the man-made myths about d      

Author: Taylor Jones

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Publisher: Distributed by Norton

Publication Date: 1982-01-01

Our Price: $5.20

ISBN: 0934878099

Taylor Jones  Paperback