When Man meets Dog is a powerfully poignant book about one man's journey of personal growth and the pivotal role that companion dogs have played... Lori Kogan Ph.D. Colorado State University, Editor,"Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin."


Inherently fascinating, consistently compelling, exceptionally well written, organized and presented, unique, informed and informative, thoughtful and thought-provoking, "When Man Meets Dog" is unreservedly recommended for community library collections.  Micah's Bookshelf, Midwest Book Review.
He raises awareness of the vital role that dogs may play in the emotional lives of men. It is a must read for women... - Robyn Youl, Librarian Geelong Obedience Dog Club.

…delves deeply into critical relationships that affect men and their canine companions. GordonOsmond of Bookpleasures.com

A must read for anyone who wants to more fully understand and enrich their bonds with animals." James M O'Neil, PhD - Author of “Men's Gender Role Conflict”

"…a beautifully written book that I found very moving..." DOG Training Weekly - The Official Journal of the Dog Training Clubs of Great Britain

This book impacted me personally and professionally in a number of ways…His focus on men and gender issues in relationships as they relate to the canine-human bond opened up an inner emotional male realm…A. Matamonasa “Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin”

“Dr. Blazina shows us how canine companions provide an unconditional presence in men's lives that improve one's sense of well-being.” Dr. Michelle Lem, Founder and Director of Community Veterinary Outreach.

“This book provides validation and explanation as to how and why a dog can be man's best friend.” Angela Fournier Ph.D., Bemidji State University.


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