What’s not to love about puppies? That is, until yours manages to chew a hole the size of Neptune into the purse that you just bought. “How is that even possible?” you’re likely to yell, wagging your finger, barely controlling your anger.
If you have any soul at all, this scolding will last about five seconds, because by that time your pup will have begun to pout, giving you the look that gave “puppy eyes” their name. And that brings you back to square one: what’s not to love about puppies?
“Dog Shaming” [Three River Press, $15.00] captures these canine misdeeds and unspoken apologies. From the book, take a look at these seven dogs who are totally ashamed: