Stories, laughs, mishaps and more from the trails and tails of a professional dog walker.

Lisa Gates Tails from the Bark Side

Stories, laughs, mishaps and more from the trails and tails of a professional dog walker. 

"I’m here to tell you your dogs might not be quite as perfect as you think, but sweet and entertaining none the less. So get ready for the hilarious stories about what happens behind the scenes when you’re not around."

About the Author: Lisa Gates is a professional dog walker of 19 years in San Francisco. She is mother to 5 human boys, a Golden Retriever who has no manners what so ever, a Basset Hound named Tinkerbell, two cats who think they are dogs, and a retired horse who lives acts like a big old Labrador. 

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