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Man's Best Friend DOG DAYS OF SUMMERRomance Wasn T On Veterinarian Alex Aimes Mind When She Was Walking Her Irish Setter On The Beach One Foggy Morning But Romance Has A Way Of Sneaking Up On You The Mists Parted To Reveal A Scruffy Golden Retriever And Her Equally Disreputable Looking Owner It Was Love At First Sight For The Dogs, But Things Weren T As Easy For Will And AlexUnshaven, Uncombed And Definitely Untidy, Will O Keefe Had A Face Even A Mother Couldn T Describe As Handsome But His Charm And His Appeal Were Undeniable, And Despite Her Careful Plans, Alex Knew She Had To Follow Her Heart Every Dog Has His Day, And This Was Theirs


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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here A story set in an idyllic California beach town, with cute, randy dogs, a swearing parrot, and a compassionate veterinarian feuding with a bunch of upper class snots over an anti dog ordinance Sounds like the latest hilarious movie from Christopher Guest, right Alas, it made me cringethan it made me laugh I hated the weaselly, lying, commitment phobe, manipulative, wishy washy, gaslighting hero He got the poor heroine so confused, she suddenly found herself uprooting her entire life, ma A story set in an idyllic California beach town, with cute, randy dogs, a swearing parrot, and a compassionate veterinarian feuding with a bunch of upper class snots over an anti dog ordinance Sounds like the latest hilarious movie from Christopher Guest, right Alas, it made me cringethan it made me laugh I hated the weaselly, lying, commitment phobe, manipulative, wishy washy, gaslighting hero He got the poor heroine so confused, she suddenly found herself uprooting her entire life, making all the compromises, giving up her dreams, all to be at his beck and call Am I supposed to rejoice at this ending No, just no.The hero meets the heroine when he comes ashore from his boat onto heroine s private little beach His dog and heroine s dog meet and theyummminstantly fall in love and get pregnant because neither of their idiot persons, including the veterinarian heroine who should have definitely known better, bothered to spay their canine companions.Hero basically pushes himself into her life under false pretenses On one hand, he wants to have a fling with her On the other, he wants to use her to score off points against her benefactors, the town s big shot, wealthy, political family, against whom he holds a grudge Months ago, they got him fired from his job as a newspaper reporter after he wrote a damming article about their political corruption.So after leaving his job, he rents a boat and sails into town, ostensibly to write another hit piece on that family, this time as a freelancer When he sees that the son of that wealthy family is dating the heroine, he decides to pursue her just to one up him Despite heroine s repeated attempts to avoid him, he persists in pursuing her He doesn t care that she can lose her livelihood and her hard won dreams of running her own vet clinic He delights in creating tension between the heroine and her benefactors And finally, he gets what he wants The heroine dumps the limp lettuce leaf heir for the hero and starts an affair with him The vengeful ex benefactor black balls her around town, kicks her out of her cottage, has the authorities harass her and the local press defame her.To add insult to injury, the hero doesn t love her He didn t even have long term plans in mind for the heroine After they have sex the first time, his inner monologue is that he needs to distance himself from her as soon as possible because he doesn t want to get sucked into a commitment with her and this was just a case of raging hormones He acts all distant the next morning and during the remainder of their affair except when they are in bed, that s the only time he gets excited Then he has the gall to turn things around and gaslight the heroine into believing he is leaving her because she is the one who is not committed enough emotionally to him He accuses her of being bourgeois and materialistic, a sycophant to the rich, just because she wants an orderly life and not bite the hand that feeds her He has no understanding or even any interest in her issues about having financial stability and social acceptance in her life after a hands to mouth childhood as the daughter of a single mom, abandoned by her free spirit husband.This hypocrite is himself a rich and successful man but he chooses to pretend he is a never do well drifter who is just going to roam through every port on his rickety old boat for the rest of his life He wants to force the heroine to give up all her values, all her life s work, as proof that she really loves him I don t think a true romantic hero can be so callous and make the heroine suffer and run after him like that But that is exactly what the heroine does when she shows up on his doorstep to deliver the love puppies that resulted from the affair between his and her dog She has decided to sell her clinic, move from her postcard town, and basically live and do everything that hero wants I think the canine couple haschance of having an HEA than their human counterparts


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