Libby Speaks

Lisa Smith-Putnam on Pet Life Radio

Hello everyone! We are excited to present this latest and greatest program to you on the Your Pets My Dogs radio show! Our loveable host Lisa Smith-Putnam interviews author John Sheirer and it is truly one of our favorite interviews to date. This is a must listen for any lover of life and surely that of animals.

We all know that dogs have a special wisdom that makes them among the most beloved creatures on earth. Libby Speaks by John Sheirer provides a rare look into one miraculous canine mind as Libby, a happy and lovable Border Terrier, gives us her gift of insight about life's mysteries. John Sheirer's stunning photographs provide the perfect backdrop for Libby to share her wit and wisdom with readers young, old, and every age in between.


John Sheirer is also the author the wonderful book, Libby Speaks, an award-winning collection of photos and bite-sized wisdom from Libby, the world's wisest dog.

He is also the author of several other books, including 2012's Tales of a Real American Liberal, exploring politics and current events from an unapologetically patriotic liberal perspective, the 2011 short story collection One Bite, the 2008 memoir Loop Year: 365 Days on the Trail, which received the Connecticut Green Circle Award for environmental activism, as well as the 2005 memoir Growing Up Mostly Normal in the Middle of Nowhere, a finalist for the Sante Fe Writers Project Literary Award.

He teaches English and Communications at Asnuntuck Community College in Enfield, Connecticut, where he has been honored multiple times by Who's Who Among America's Teachers and recently received the Distinguished Service and Educational Excellence Award. John lives in Northampton, Massachusetts, with his wonderful wife Betsy (Barone) Sheirer and their very cute dog Libby, who is now an author herself.