This is a great touching heartfelt story about love, friendship, and the dogs that brought these women together. Love is an important thing, but sometimes it is seen in many different ways. This book touches on sad situations but how along the way through obstacles, develops love of friendship and companionship through friendship. Love isn't always found in just a significant other, love can be found in so many ways between so many people in different forms, and friendship can be a very loving relationship to have with someone. Martha and Carol are brought together by their dogs in a way since Carol is terminally ill and needs someone to care for Harry her bull terrier. Harry and Minnie become fast dog friends as Carol and Martha develop a flourishing friendship between sharing their love of their dogs. While some of the story deals with heartbreak and loss, overall the emotions of this book brought out what we all hope to have experienced and that is love.Thank you Celadon books and BookishFirst for the contest win with the chance to rate and review this book with my honest opinions!