I just read it last night--didn't mean to finish it but couldn't put it down. It was recommended by a friend who really isn't an animal person. I loved it and loved the way the author stayed in character as the dog narrator. It just rang true with me, and I cried through the last bits of it.
I read this over the last couple of days, i loved it. I thought it was witty and sad. Even though you know what is going to happen, it still got me at the end. I can't help but look at Harvey now and wonder what he is thinking.
I read this book and while it was like another person said, somewhat predictable, I couldn't put it down. Also like others have mentioned, I liked the fact it was written from the dog's perspective and I passed it on to a neighbor who is also a dog lover. Like Harveysmum, I found myself looking at my own dog, wondering just what he was thinking at any given moment.
I just tried to read this and could not get into it. I think I got through maybe 60 pages, but it never grabbed me.
What I did read, I found fairly depressing. And the I really didn't like the way it was told in the first person from the dog's perspective. I think the extreme anthropomorphism really bothered me. Dogs obviously have a certain intelligence, but I had a really hard time buying the complexity of abstract thought of the protagonist.