Five of the best: Dog books
Discover our current favourite books related to the world of dogs.
walkiees on 22nd June 2022
1. Nigel: my family and other dogs by Monty Don
In this truly moving and uplifting account, Monty Don explores our deep connections with animals through his relationship with his beloved retriever Nigel, who rose to fame as Don’s co-star in BBC’s Gardeners' World.
2. Labrador by Ben Fogle
A social history of Labradors, and how they have become the world’s most beloved dogs, by writer, presenter and long-time dog lover Ben Fogle.
3. A Dog's Purpose: A novel for humans by W. Bruce Cameron
This is the remarkable story of one endearing dog's search for his purpose over the course of several lives. More than just another charming dog story, A Dog's Purpose touches on the universal quest for an answer to life's most basic question: Why are we here?
4. The Book Your Dog Wishes You Would Read by Louise Glazebrook
An invaluable guide to understanding what your canine companion is trying to tell you, The Book Your Dog Wishes You Would Read is the perfect primer in forming a lasting bond with your poochy pal.
5. Lost and Found: True tales of love and rescue from Battersea Dogs & Cats Home
Hear from the young boy whose Battersea dog helped him to deal with a serious autoimmune disease, and from a woman whose Staffie was the friend who got her through cancer. Read these and many other powerful stories from Battersea Dogs & Cats Home. Lost and Found has something for dog and cat lovers alike, and is perfect reading for fans of A Streetcat Named Bob and Paul O'Grady's For The Love Of Dogs.