Erin Hotovy is a gifted writer and dog enthusiast. She is the author of several books about dog breeds and various articles about dog care. She earned her BA in English from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and is currently working on her Master of Arts in Teaching.  

Erin lives in Omaha, Nebraska with Zoey her rambunctious and energetic Border Collie.  Through her experiences as a dog owner, Erin has learned what it takes to successfully raise a puppy into adulthood.  This book is a culmination of her expertise and is designed to help a new owner successfully navigate the ups and downs of dog ownership.