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A story about love, loss and what is to be human...
George is very angry. His wife has died and he would rather sit in his underpants and listen to the cricket.The last thing he needs is his neighbour Betty poking her nose into his life. And then there's the dog - a miniature dachshund puppy called Poppy. George doesn't want a dog - he wants a fight.
Dan is a counsellor who is great at helping other people - if only he were better at helping himself. His most meaningful relationship so far is with his labrador Fitz. But then comes a therapy session that will change his life, even if this comes at a cost.
Lizzie is living in a women’s refuge with her son Lenny. Her body is covered in scars and she has shut herself off from the world. But when she is forced to walk the refuge's fat terrier, Maud, her horizons begin to open up. A new life beckons, if she can keep her secret just a little while longer...
Three people at a crossroads in their life. Three people in need of someone who will understand. Dog Days is a warm-hearted, gentle novel about finding our purpose in life, because sometimes it can take a dog to show us what it means to be human.