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Over the course of a year, Jon Katz lost both of his gentle old yellow labs, and adopted two energetic young border collies. Katz — and dogs! — join Diane to talk about the pet-owner relationship and the many adjustments he faced during "A Dog Year."
- Jon Katz author of six novels and eleven works of nonfiction, he writes columns about dogs and rural life for "Slate" and cohosts an award-winning show, "Dog Talk," on Northeast Public Radio.
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