Category Archives: Books about Dogs

If You’re on the Lam this Hound will Find You~!

BLOODHOUND IN BLUE: Book Review  The Bloodhound in Blue is ‘JJ’, partner to young officer Serio with Utah’s Salt Lake City police. For nine years JJ has tracked the good and the bad, from missing children and lost elders to thieves, … Continue reading

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In the Temple of Wolves – A Review

Canine: an animal of the family Canidae, especially a dog; characteristic of or resembling dogs, wolves, or related animals. (American Heritage Dictionary) Canidae: a natural family of doglike mammals including wolves, domestic dogs, coyotes, jackals, foxes and hyenas. (Webster’s Revised Unabridged … Continue reading

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Sound of a Train (and a Dog Named Moose) – a Review

Every so often we receive (by post) a book, or (by email) a suggestion of a book, to review. Normally, the books fit our purpose — to introduce readers to notable books and to alert them to news stories or … Continue reading

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‘Our Debt to the Dog’ by Bryan Cummins Wins Top Award~!

Our Debt to the Dog: How the Domestic Dog Helped Shape Human Societies, by Bryan Cummins (Carolina Academic Press, 2013; ISBN : 978-1-59460-720-2). Reviewed for LiteraryDogs.com by Don Messerschmidt on September 22 2013 Back on September 22, 2013, we wrote … Continue reading

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Books About Dogs, Suggested By Readers

‘UNLEASHED: POEMS BY WRITERS’ DOGS’ edited by Amy Hemple and Jim Shepard (Three Rivers Press, 1995). The editors write:“There is a tradition of writing in the voice of a dog that begin, as best we can tell, with Alexander Pope … Continue reading

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‘DOG SENSE’ MAKES SENSE, a review

We here at LiteraryDogs.com take pride in presenting to you, the reader, reviews of good and important books. Lately we’ve reviewed some stellar titles (e.g., ‘Encyclopedia of K-9 Terminology’ from Dogwise Publishing; ‘Our Debt to the Dog’ by Bryan Cummins; … Continue reading

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Review of ‘ENCYCLOPEDIA OF K-9 TERMINOLOGY’

On Interpreting the Language of Dog Fanciers and Breed Standards For serious dog aficionados, this is a seriously important book.The ‘Encyclopedia of K-9 Terminology’ has special relevance to breeders, dog show judges, participants and viewers, veterinarians, and other dog fanciers … Continue reading

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