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By Steven Kotler

Steven Kotler was once 40 years previous and dealing with an existential crisis—which made him no longer too diversified from on the subject of another middle-aged man in l. a.. Then he met pleasure, a girl dedicated to the reason for canines rescue. "Love me, love my dogs," was once her rule, and never having any larger rules, Steven took it to center. including their pack of 8 dogs—then fifteen canines, then twenty-five canine, then, good, they misplaced count—Steven and pleasure acquired a tiny farm in a tiny city in rural New Mexico and began the Rancho de Chihuahua, a sanctuary for canines with targeted wishes. whereas puppy rescue is likely one of the greatest underground routine in the US, it's also one of many least understood. This insider examine the cult and tradition of puppy rescue starts with Kotler's own event operating with an ever-peculiar pack of canine and turns into a miles deeper research into precisely what it capability to commit one's existence to the bushy and the four-legged. alongside the best way, Kotler combs via each point of canine-human family members, from human's lengthy historical past with canines via fresh study into the neuroscience of dogs companionship, finally learning why residing in a global of canines could be the most sensible method to discover the reality approximately what it relatively ability to be human.

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