Be More Dog is the inspiring story of how one dog with terminal cancer led his people on a spiritual journey that turned their life around and opened their eyes to the importance of living in the Now.
When their heart and soul dog Jerry lost a leg to cancer, Jim Nelson and Rene Agredano sold their home, their business, and nearly everything they owned to enjoy their final days traveling together as a pack in a new RV. Given just months to live, Jerry led his people around the country for two years.
Be More Dog is more than a memoir about a three-legged dog on an epic road trip. It is a mantra to live by, and this book is the guide. This heartwarming tale is filled with deep meaning. Through his actions and attitude in the face of adversity, Jerry shows Jim and Rene how important it is to live in the now—to persevere when the going gets tough, to never give up, and that every day is a great day, no matter what life throws your way.
Advance Praise for the Authors:
“I love that they got in the RV and did it for their dog, Jerry.”
— Oprah Winfrey (The Gayle King Show, May 2010)
“I think what y’all are doing is great.”
— Dave Ramsey (The Dave Ramsey Show, September 2012)
Be More Dog Features Original MUTTS Artwork
This book includes Foreword and original artwork by MUTTS® creator Patrick McDonnell. Discover his 2008 “NOW! NOW! NOW!” strip that touched Jim and Rene right when they needed it most.
Featuring Jerry’s story, as seen in “Nature: Why We Love Cats and Dogs” which first aired on PBS in 2009. Get a peek behind the scenes as Jerry stars in this insightful documentary defining the dynamic relationships people develop with their beloved animals.
“This powerful book is a love note to all who have had the honor and joy to share the companionship of a beloved dog.”
— Patrick McDonnell (MUTTS Creator)
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Published by Agreda Communications
Be More Dog is self-published by Tripawds founders, Rene Agredano and Jim Nelson, under their imprint, Agreda Communications. For reproduction and reprint permission, or to purchase bulk orders, please contact the authors.
“BE MORE DOG” and TRIPAWD/s are registered trademarks of Agreda Communications.