Let Me Tell You about Jasper . . .: How My Best Friend Became America's Dog

Let Me Tell You about Jasper . . .: How My Best Friend Became America's Dog

by Dana Perino
Let Me Tell You about Jasper . . .: How My Best Friend Became America's Dog

Let Me Tell You about Jasper . . .: How My Best Friend Became America's Dog

by Dana Perino


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Bestselling author of And the Good News Is... Dana Perino is back with stories of friends, family, and how America's love for a dog named Jasper is a place where even political opponents can find common ground.

Dana Perino is a popular and beloved host on Fox's The Five, with over two million followers on social media. While readers admire Dana for her charm, warmth, and insight, she also knows who the real star in her family is: her Vizsla, Jasper-A.K.A. America's Dog.

In this new book, Dana tells stories about life and politics-and how dogs can transcend rancor and partisanship. She also talks about how dogs bring families together -like Dana's own, from her career in Washington through her life as a TV star. In addition to all the fun and fabulous dog tales, Let Me Tell You About Jasper... is fully illustrated with hilarious photoshops so clever they will make you laugh out loud. These photoshops bring Jasper's adventures to life through pop culture, art, sports and history.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781455567119
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication date: 04/03/2018
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 381,667
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

Dana Perino is a Fox News Contributor and co-host of one of the most popular shows on cable television, The Five. Perino was the first Republican woman to serve as the White House Press Secretary and served for over seven years in the administration of George W. Bush, including at the Department of Justice after the terrorist attacks on 9/11. Perino lives in Manhattan with her husband, Peter McMahon, and their dog, Jasper.

Table of Contents

Introduction xi

Let Me Tell you about Jasper 1

My Dog, the Celebrity 3

Dog Owners "Get" Each Other 12

Who Needs Twitter? I Did, Apparently 14

What Kind of Dog Is Jasper? A Hungarian Vizsla 18

Are you Jasper's Mom? 20

Henry Vizsla 21

Bringing Henry Home 25

Peter Gets Arrested-Because of the Dog 38

One Last Swim 44

Nicknames 54

Jasper 56

Dog on the Loose-and Dragging a Table 66

Separation Anxiety-But Whose? 68

Dog Park Rules 76

The Protest Pee 84

You're Back! Here's a Stuffed Animal Carcass 87

Dana's Personal Tips for Dog Training 92

Dogus Interruptus 96

Nonstop Jasper Chatter 102

"The Vizsla" 104

Jasper and Water 106

Not Just a City Dog 111

A Day in the Life of Jasper 118

Jasper Grows Up 124

Introducing @Fivefan Photoshops 127

Portraits of a Dog 133

Play Like a Champion, Train Like an Underdog 140

Out and About 162

Jingle Bells and Jack-o-Lanterns 170

The Secret Life of Jasper 180

Collect Them All! 196

Political Hot Dog 204

American Classics 216

Jasper's Glamorous TV Life 244

Acknowldgments 257

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