Walking With Sausage Dogs by Matt Whyman Review

Reviewed by Debbie Tasker

Keeping pets is a lovely idea. When building a family, they complement the kids. But what happens when things get out of hand?

For writer and house husband, Matt Whyman, it`s a case of catastrophe management in coping with four children and all the ill-advised animals amassed by his career wife, Emma.

Just as Matt gets to grips with managing her two maxed out minipigs, she falls for a miniature Dachshund – the kind of dog he wouldn`t be seen dead with.

Hercules isn`t big or clever, but Emma is determined. She`ll do everything, she promises…

The house is already bursting at the seams when Emma decides to add a new addition to the family.  Hercules the sausage dog!  Poor househusband Matt is already just about coping with the kids – Lou, May, Honey and Frank alongside the mini pigs Butch and Roxi, and Canadian shepherd Sesi.  So mayhem commences as Hercules joins the clan.

A fabulous read, especially for parents, and animal lovers, hilarious at times, and full of irony.  I found myself not wanting to put it down.

I really enjoyed this book, and will be recommending it to my friends and family.  Matt has numerous other books including Pig in the Middle, which I intend to read next.

Rating: 5/5

RRP: £18.99 (Hardback) / £9.99 (Paperback) / £0.99 (Kindle)

Available to buy from Amazon here.

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