Have you ever had to save a wolf from a rattlesnake? Or rehabilitate a dog who eats furniture and major appliances? Have you chased a stray wolf down suburban streets in the thick of a winter storm? Nicole Wilde has done all of those things and more. As a professional dog trainer and canine behavior specialist, executive director of a wolf rescue, and long-time dog mom, Nicole not only shares wildly fascinating stories of rescuing, training, and living with dogs and wolves, but also offers heartfelt insight into how she solved problems and repaired relationships.
You'll meet Sierra, who will stalk a dog a mile away; Bodhi, whose idea of a good time is to dismantle a mini-fridge; and Phantom, Heyoka and Sequoia, the rescued wolves who find their way into Nicole's heart and home, even as they turn her life upside down. Rescue and rehabilitation is rewarding, but the road isn't always a smooth one. So buckle up and hang on. You're in for laughter, tears, and one howl of a ride!
What experts are saying about Hit by a Flying Wolf:
I have long been a fan of Nicole Wilde. She has dedicated her life to bettering peoples understanding of dogs and wolves through her work as a trainer, author and educator. She continues to demonstrate how even the most challenging behavioral issues in dogs such as severe separation anxiety or aggression can be worked with successfully using humane, force free training techniques and a whole lot of common sense. A good trainer is one that is always learning and always willing to be open and embrace challenges that come their way. Wilde clearly demonstrates this in her latest book Hit By A Flying Wolf, a highly personal account of her own journey living with, rescuing and rehabilitating dogs and wolves.
Victoria Stilwell, Dog trainer, author, and star of It's Me or the Dog
Nicole's years of laughter and tears shared with these animals comes to life on paper. As one of my closest friends, I can say that through all the ups, downs, and insanity, Nicole is all heart.
Tia Torres, Villalobos Rescue Center, Pit Bulls & Parolees
Great writers have a knack. When you read their books, it's as if they are in the same room, sitting across from you and you're having a conversation with an old friend. And the stories you share are so good, so real, you get hooked in and find yourself laughing together when talking about the fun times and shedding a tear remembering the tragic losses of ones we loved. All of Nicole's books hook you in. They all are easy reads and they all make a tremendous contribution in helping people help their beloved dogs. But in this latest release, Nicole draws back another curtain. Here she reveals a more personal look. And with her usual straight-forward, humorous and intelligent style, she further illustrates why she is a great writer.
Paul Owens, Author The Dog Whisperer: A Compassionate, Non-Violent Approach to Dog Training