Category Archives: Pet Books

Book Review: Dog Heaven

Written and illustrated by Cynthia Rylant
The Blue Sky Press, an Imprint of Scholastic Inc.

Dog Heaven (and its companion book, Cat Heaven) creates a wonderful world where our furry friends go when they pass from this one. There is no heartbreak here, only soothing for the heartbreak and almost a gladness that our friend is in such a wonderful place. The book is written for children, but speaks to the heart of anyone who grieves over the loss of a pet.

Book Review: The DOG LOVER UNIT

Lessons in Courage from the World’s K9 Cops
by Rachel Rose    $26.99      336 pages
Thomas Dunne Books, an imprint of S. Martin’s Press

If you are looking for a gift for the first responder in your life, The DOG LOVER UNIT might be it. It is a fascinating book about how dogs serve K9 teams around the world.

Book Review – A Dog’s Way Home by W. Bruce Cameron

A Dog’s Way Home is the story of the lengths to which a dog will go to be reunited with its companion, and also a revelation of the pit bull laws on the books in Denver, Colorado.  It’s a moving combination.

The Dog’s Perspective eBook*

Volume 1: A Philosophy Primer  by Kathryn R. Gubista

Introducing the first volume of the Kindle eBook* series, The Dog’s Perspective: How to Train a Dog by Thinking like a Dog. The objective of this book series is to explain how to train dogs by thinking like a dog. The Dog’s Perspective is a simple and straight forward approach to dog training that enables anyone to find solutions to many of their dog-related issues. The objective of this first volume, A Philosophy Primer, is to explain the philosophical foundation of the Dog’s Perspective.

Book Review

Dogs Who Serve: Incredible Stories of Our Canine Military Heroes

by Lisa Rogak
St. Martin’s Press, $29.95

Since the time of the Civil War, dogs have played a role in the efforts of our nation’s military, saving countless lives in the process. In Dogs Who Serve you will learn of the great adventure of becoming one of the nation’s select groups of highly-trained military dogs.