Tag Archives: dog books

Woman Believes that a Dog Cured Her Depression


Written by: Phil Monahan

Julie Barton poses with Bunker in 2007, shortly before he passed.
Photo courtesy of Julie Barton, via nypost.com

We have posted a lot about the healing powers of dogs, and a new book makes the case that a Golden Retriever puppy named Bunker saved Julie Barton’s life. At twenty-two years old, . . .

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The Video That Caused George Clooney to Adopt an Elderly, Sick Stray


Written by: Phil Monahan

Einstein now lives in an Italian villa, in the lap of luxury, with one of the world’s most famous men.
Photo via huffingtonpost.com

George Clooney could have had any dog in the world, chosen from the highest-quality breeder, but instead he chose a old Cocker Spaniel who was recovering from illness and living with a. . .

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Photos: Incredible Portraits of Shelter Dogs


Written by: Phil Monahan

These black-and-white images of shelter dogs will make you want to run out and adopt another.
Photos by Traer Scott, via slate.com

Photographer Traer Scott has published a new book called Finding Home: Shelter Dogs & Their Stories,which buildes on his previous book, Shelter Dogs, which came out in 2006. Whereas. . .

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Photos: In Dogs We Trust Explores the Relationships Between Dogs and Their Owners


Written by: Phil Monahan

Photographers and friends from childhood Ollie Grove and Will Robson-Scott spent years searching across the social spectrum to shoot intriguing characters and their beloved hounds.
Photo via indogswetrust.net

A new book from photographers Will Robson-Scott and Ollie Grove, In Dogs We Trust, features images from both sides of the Atlantic and displays a real love of our canine companions: . . .

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Great Excerpt from Jon Katz’s New Book, The Second-Chance Dog: A Love Story


Written by: Phil Monahan

Jon Katz’s new book will be published next week.
Photo by Jon Katz, via slate.com

Beloved author Jon Katz—best known for his books on dogs, such as A Dog Year—has a new one coming on next week, and slate.com is offering a sneak-preview excerpt. The Second Chance Dog: A Love Story is described as. . .

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Beloved Poet Mary Oliver’s New Book Is All About Dogs


Written by: Phil Monahan

The poet Mary Oliver with Ricky, one comforting presence in her new collection, “Dog Songs.”
Photo via nytimes.com

Mary Oliver is one of America’s most popular poets, a Pulitzer Prize winner, and her books end up on bestseller lists regularly. Her latest offering, Dog Songs, offers 35 poems and an essay about (wo)man’s best friend. In a great article in. . .

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