Exploring the relationship between humans and their pets, Ted Kerasote often writes from the perspective of his Labrador mix, Merle.
When four horses arrive, an admiring Merle ”rolled in their poop.”
Despite charming anecdotes, Merle’s Door trips on Merle’s bland inner thoughts (at one point, the pooch’s face seems to say, ”I’m over those puppyhood fears. I’m a big dog now”). B-