My Favorite "Doggy" Books

A Listmania! list by Gisele "easyreader" (Brazil)
The list author says: "I like to read and I like dogs... so I read books on dogs all the time; these books are my favs."
Flush: A Biography
1.  Flush: A Biography by Virginia Woolf
The list author says:
  "Just delicious! Based on the love letters between English poets Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Woolf wrote (1933) the biography of Elizabeth's beloved Cocker."
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A Dog's Purpose
2.  A Dog's Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron
The list author says:
  "Wonderful canine novel. I loved it!"
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Dog Years: A Memoir (P.S.)
3.  Dog Years: A Memoir (P.S.) by Mark Doty
The list author says:
  "Poet Mark Doty tells how he was saved from a severe depression by two dogs: Arden and Beau. Very good."
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Merle's Door: Lessons from a Freethinking Dog
4.  Merle's Door: Lessons from a Freethinking Dog by Ted Kerasote
The list author says:
  "Living in a small community, Ted let his dog Merle ran completely free — and the dog enjoyed this freedom with intelligence and responsibility."
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Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog
5.  Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog by John Grogan
The list author says:
  "A wonderful book that makes those who had a canine friend get all emotional and crying."
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A Dog's Life
6.  A Dog's Life by Edward Koren
The list author says:
  "Very funny! English writer Peter Mayle adopted a wanderer dog. Boy was a bit of a philosopher himself and decided that he should write a book, to tell his life experiences and share his wisdom."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (108 customer reviews)

Timbuktu: A Novel
7.  Timbuktu: A Novel by Paul Auster
The list author says:
  "Willy is sick and wander in the Baltimore streets searching for a new master for his dog Bones. A beautiful story about love, friendship, loyalty and... suffering."
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James Herriot's Dog Stories: Warm And Wonderful Stories About The Animals Herriot Loves Best
8.  James Herriot's Dog Stories: Warm And Wonderful Stories About The Animals Herriot Loves Best by James Herriot
The list author says:
  "Just wonderful. I discovered J. Herriot in 2009 (!), and now I'm a big fan of his stories - dog, cat or any other animal stories!"
$16.99   Used & New from: $0.03
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The Dangerous Book for Dogs: a Parody
9.  The Dangerous Book for Dogs: a Parody by Joe Garden
The list author says:
  "VERY funny! I loved it."
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My Life with George: What I Learned About Joy From One Neurotic (and Very Expensive) Dog
10.  My Life with George: What I Learned About Joy From One Neurotic (and Very Expensive) Dog by Judith Summers
The list author says:
  "Judith had lost her husband and she and her son Joshua were taking very hard the emptiness of their house. So they adopted a dog — George, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. The cutest thing, and they love him to no end, but life with King George isn't too easy..."
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Walking Ollie: Or, Winning the Love of a Difficult Dog
11.  Walking Ollie: Or, Winning the Love of a Difficult Dog by Stephen Foster
The list author says:
  "Ollie turned out to be a dog with so many behavior problems, being the fear of his own owner (for no apparently reason) the one that used to upset Foster the more. But he didn't give up."
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Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know
12.  Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know by Alexandra Horowitz
The list author says:
  "Want understand better your best friend? Very interesting book."
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Dog Boy: A Novel
13.  Dog Boy: A Novel by Eva Hornung
The list author says:
  "Romochka, a four-year-old boy, one day wakes up to find his home empty: his mother, his uncle, even the furniture are gone. After following a pack of dogs to their nest, he starts living with them. He and his new family, wandering on the streets of Moscow, have to face many challenges in order to survive. Very good."
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100 Dogs Who Changed Civilization
14.  100 Dogs Who Changed Civilization by Sam Stall
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The Pawprints of History: Dogs and the Course of Human Events
15.  The Pawprints of History: Dogs and the Course of Human Events by Stanley Coren
The list author says:
  "Excellent, very informative."
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The Hidden Life Of Dogs
16.  The Hidden Life Of Dogs by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
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The Art of Racing in the Rain: A Novel
17.  The Art of Racing in the Rain: A Novel by Garth Stein
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From Baghdad with Love: A Marine, The War, And A Dog Named Lava
18.  From Baghdad with Love: A Marine, The War, And A Dog Named Lava by Jay Kopelman
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It's Okay to Miss the Bed on the First Jump: And Other Life Lessons I Learned from Dogs
19.  It's Okay to Miss the Bed on the First Jump: And Other Life Lessons I Learned from Dogs by John O'Hurley
The list author says:
  "Pleasant surprise. Very good!"
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Before Your Dog Can Eat Your Homework, First You Have to Do It: Life Lessons from a Wise Old Dog to
20.  Before Your Dog Can Eat Your Homework, First You Have to Do It: Life Lessons from a Wise Old Dog to by John O'Hurley
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Dog Love
21.  Dog Love by Marjorie B. Garber
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Rescuing Sprite: A Dog Lover's Story of Joy and Anguish
22.  Rescuing Sprite: A Dog Lover's Story of Joy and Anguish by Mark R. Levin
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Tell Me Where It Hurts: A Day of Humor, Healing, and Hope in My Life as an Animal Surgeon
23.  Tell Me Where It Hurts: A Day of Humor, Healing, and Hope in My Life as an Animal Surgeon by Nick Trout
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A Good Dog: The Story of Orson, Who Changed My Life
24.  A Good Dog: The Story of Orson, Who Changed My Life by Jon Katz
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The Dog Owner's Manual: Operating Instructions, Troubleshooting Tips, and Advice on Lifetime Maintenance
25.  The Dog Owner's Manual: Operating Instructions, Troubleshooting Tips, and Advice on Lifetime Maintenance by Sam Stall
The list author says:
  "Interesting..."
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The Philosopher and the Wolf: Lessons from the Wild on Love, Death, and Happiness
26.  The Philosopher and the Wolf: Lessons from the Wild on Love, Death, and Happiness by Mark Rowlands
The list author says:
  "I think I like Philosophy... I love this book!"
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One Good Dog
27.  One Good Dog by Susan Wilson
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Lucky for Me
28.  Lucky for Me by Frank Robson
The list author says:
  "Very good, Lucky is a sailor dog!"
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Bliss to You: Trixie's Guide to a Happy Life
29.  Bliss to You: Trixie's Guide to a Happy Life by Dean Koontz
The list author says:
  "Very cool."
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Huck: The Remarkable True Story of How One Lost Puppy Taught a Family--and a Whole Town--About Hope and Happy Endings
30.  Huck: The Remarkable True Story of How One Lost Puppy Taught a Family--and a Whole Town--About Hope and Happy Endings by Janet Elder
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Lad: A Dog (1919)
31.  Lad: A Dog (1919) by Sam Savitt
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Old Dogs Remembered
32.  Old Dogs Remembered by Bud Johns
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