Just in time for whatever: How to Raise a Jewish Dog. Ellie Weiner and Barbara Davilman (married and they write together!) channel the Rabbis of the Boca Raton Theological Seminary to produce the ultimate guide to instilling guilt in all living species.
We asked Weiner and Davilman (Davildog?) to explain a little more.
How do you think this stuff up?
We don’t think–we just live. HTRAJD is really how we raise our dogs because this is in fact how we ourselves were raised. We just pretended that the Rabbis wrote it because we were afraid the Humane Society would come and take our dogs away.
Which one of you is the huge-er Jew?
How do you work togther and not kill each other?
Cause I make him do most of the work.
Can a dog have a bris?
A dog can have anything he/she wants. Haven’t you read our book?
You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll plotz and wet on the good rug.
*Peaches is a dog I rescued from the streets in Simi Valley. I believe her to be the first draft of a puggle but instead of beagle and pug I think she’s more beagle and terrier. Or TERROR as I like to call them.
She was kicked out by her owners cause she kept running away (gee, I wonder why) so I took her home and soon discovered she had abandonment issues. So if you tried to chase her she’d run away but if you said,
“Fine, I’m leaving without you, have a nice life’ and start to walk away – she’d come running.
She’s the alpha and pretty much runs the household.
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