Top Books for Dog Lovers

top books for dog loversShopping for books these days is SO easy with the advent of ereaders like the kindle and nook but with so many books at your finger tips, it sometimes makes it kind of overwhelming to choose!  May I suggest a few of my favorite top books for dog lovers?  If you’re a dog lover, this list of books is for you!

Top books for dog lovers:

Sophie: The Incredible True Story of the Castaway Dog
By Emma Pearse

This is most definitely a must read! Little Sophie, a three year old Australian Shepard, fell overboard on a family boating trip. After enduring the treacherous waters she made her way onto a Wildlife Reserve where the locals kept an eye on her. After four months she was reunited with her family!

Oogy: The Dog Only a Family Could Love
By Larry Levin

This one will tear at your heart strings as well as make you smile. While raising awareness against dog fighting, this touching tale will warm your heart and show you how inner beauty shines through when one is loved. When Oogy was a puppy, he was used as a bait dog. Barely alive, he was rescued after a police raid and soon knew what love was all the while  helping his owner through his own tough issues.

Dog Years
By Mark Doty

Sigh. An inspiring story that begins by capturing the moments of one man setting eyes on a puppy in a cage and following them through their lives together. You will come out the other end of this one a changed puppy parent!

One Good Dog
by Susan Wilson

This one…..all I will say is get the tissues ready. A man’s life falls apart, a dog needs a home after knowing nothing but darkness. They come together and well, you shall see!

Will I see My Dog in Heaven

By Jack Wintz

Have you ever wondered if you will reunite with your pet in heaven?  If so, this is the book for you.  Using biblical insight, liturgy as well as St. Francis of Assi’s teachings, this book explores that universal question and provides clues that God wants to reunite with his furry creatures, too.

Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s Soul: Stories About Pets as Teachers, Healers, Heroes and Friends.
by Jack Canfield (Author), Mark Victor Hansen (Author), Carol Kline (Author)

Last but by no means least, this is a compilation of works submitted by a collection of artists.  These stories are sure to warm your soul and make you want to hold your furry baby close forever.

Hopefully you will find the time to read one, if not all, of the books on this list of Top Books for Dog Lovers.  Be sure to have a box of tissues on hand.  With a cup of coffee or tea in hand and a dog in your lap, or at your feet, you will be armed with all you need for a relaxing, albeit teary, evening of reading.

Share your top books for dog lovers with us! We would love to hear from you.


  1. Excellent list! I am always looking for dog stories and there are a couple on here I haven’t read yet.

    My dog stories blog is in the works..I think I am going to have to make it a Installment Blog, LOL there are so many wonderful stories about and with dogs!

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