Pet Issue 2017

An Excerpt from Fetch: How A Bad Dog Brought Me Home

Nicole Georges on Her Lovable, Cranky Pup

Best Practices for Small Pig Adoption

How to (Ethically) Achieve Your Dream of Getting a Small Swine Companion

When Cats ATTACK!

They Are Probably Just Scared, Says Horror Cartoonist and Attack Survivor Julia Gfrörer

Cat Party!

Getting Twisted with My Feline Friends

Pets of the Trump Administration

That’s Weird... White House Employees Look Just Like Their Pets!

In Fetch, Portland artist Nicole Georges tells the story of her close friendship with her badly behaving, very lovable dog, Beija. The Mercury’s Suzette Smith calls it a book “for anyone who’s ever really loved a dog.” Here, Georges shares the tale of enforcing her dog’s boundaries—and her own. MEGAN BURBANK

Fetch: How a Bad Dog Brought Me Home by Nicole J. Georges
(Mariner Books)