Author Archives: LiteraryDogs

About LiteraryDogs

I write and read about dogs, and admire dogs in print; ergo 'LiteraryDogs'. If you have some or all of these same sentiments, let's share our reading/writing knowledge and canine literary insights. My own writings are about Tibetan mastiffs, but I'm flexible and enjoy all dogs.

Sleeps With Dogs by Lindsey Grant

Sleeps with Dogs: Tales of a Pet Nanny at the End of Her Leash is by and about a certified Dog Walker and all-round Pet Nanny. Author Lindsey Grant did it all, with stories to tell! In a short note … Continue reading

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Dogging Truth in Advertising re: Dog Poop Bags

On February 3 2015 the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) distributed a news release stating that not all of those dog-poop bags that (we hope) you use live up to their claims of “biodegradable” or “compostable,” etc. “Consumers looking to buy … Continue reading

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Collared: Politics and Personalities in Oregon’s Wolf Country

Here is a journalist-cum-geographer’s well documented account of the often contentious issue of wolves in Oregon – their reintroduction, recovery and management. “They are not the boogeyman, or storybook monsters aiming to prey upon the young or old,” the author … Continue reading

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My Leash on Life (book review)

Lenore Hirsch has recently published an enchanting little book, My Leash on Life: Foxy’s View of the World from a Foot off the Ground. It’s the sort of book someone of any age will enjoy, from a first-grader to young … Continue reading

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Two Books by Carol McKibben

Luke’s Tale: A Story of Unconditional Love by Carol McKibben, and Snow Blood, Season 1 by Carol McKibben. Double Book Review, Fiction Carol F. McKibben writes creative fiction, primarily books about remarkable dogs. In Luke’s Tale, we find a yellow … Continue reading

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A Wolf Called Romeo

A Wolf Called Romeo, by Nick Jans. Book Review, nonfiction. A Wolf Called Romeo is about the life and times of a black wolf who entered remarkably into the lives of the residents of Juneau, Alaska between 2003 and 2009. … Continue reading

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Doing Business With Dogs

How to Run a Dog Business: Putting Your Career Where Your Heart Is, by Veronica Boutelle. 2nd edition, 2014. Book Review. This is a book for anyone contemplating running a business as a dog trainer, walker or sitter, or operating … Continue reading

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