If you liked Marley & Me, you will love this book too! Golden Retriever Trixie is full of spirit and personality, and readers are treated to many anecdotes from her life. Well-known horror novelist Dean Koontz adopted the 3-year-old former Canine Companion dog and she forever changes his life. Trixie was like a child to Dean and his wife Gerda, and was lavished with attention and love, as well as physical comforts and the very best of veterinary care. She brought much joy to the household with her antics, from doggy duty to chasing balls. A heartwarming read for anyone, especially animal lovers. Guaranteed to make you smile as well as bring tears to your eyes.