Now including a wonderful new photo insert chronicling Merleas life, this national bestseller explores the relationship between humans and dogs. How would dogs live if they were free? Would they stay with their human friends? Merle and Ted found each other in the Utah deserta Merle was living wild and Ted was looking for a pup to keep him company. As their bond grew, Ted taught Merle how to live around wildlife, and Merle taught Ted about the benefits of letting a dog make his own decisions. Using the latest in wolf research and exploring issues of animal consciousness and leadership and the origins of the human-dog relationship, Ted Kerasote takes us on the journey he and Merle shared. As much a love story as a story of independence and partnership, Merleas Door is tender, funny, and ultimately illuminating. Now including a wonderful new photo insert chronicling Merleas life.Lessons from a Freethinking Dog Ted Kerasote ... We went back to Jackson Hole and I put Merle on a new kibble with extra supplements and vitamins. I bought him natural dog biscuits. ... When he was all hooked up Ia#39;d get him to lie on his side, and Ia#39;d recline by his outstretched paws and put a hand on his chest to keep anbsp;...
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