Book List: Go, Dogs, Go!

Below are  fiction and non-fiction books with dog characters, training and care information, or other information about dogs.   All of them are available through the libraries of the CLEVNET Consortium — many are owned by the Cleveland Hts-University Hts. Public Library System. You can click on the title if you’d like to order the book through the CLEVNET webcatalog.


Adams, Richard
Plague Dogs
*Ault, Sandi
The Jamaica Wild Series
Wild Indigo
Wild Inferno
Wild Sorrow
Auster, Paul
Koontz, Dean
The Darkest Evening of the Year
From the Corner of His Eye
One Door Away from Heaven
Markoe, Merrill
Nose Down, Eyes Up
Walking in Circles Before Lying Down
Stein, Garth
The Art of Racing in the Rain
Wroblewski, David
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle


Dodman, Nicholas
The Dog Who Loved Too Much: Tales, Treatments, and the Psychology of Dogs
The Well-Adjusted Dog: Dr. Dodman’s Seven Steps to Lifelong Health and Happiness for Your Best Friend
Katz, Jon
Dog Days: Dispatches from Bedlam Farm
A Dog Year: Twelve Months, Four Dogs, and Me
The Dogs of Bedlam Farm: An Adventure with Sixteen Sheep, Three Dogs, Two Donkeys, and Me
A Good Dog: the Story of Orson, Who Changed My Life
Izzy and Lenore: Two Dogs, an Unexpected Journey, and Me
Katz On Dogs: A Commonsense Guide to Training and Living With Dogs
The New Work of Dogs: Tending to Life, Love, and Family In a Changing World
Kerasote, Ted
Merle’s Door: Lessons From a Freethinking Dog
Markoe, Merrill
What the Dogs Have Taught Me: And Other Amazing Things I’ve Learned
McConnell, Patricia
For the Love of a Dog: Understanding Emotion in You and Your Best Friend
Tales of Two Species: Essays on Loving and Living with Dogs
Millan, Cesar
Be the Pack Leader: Use Cesar’s Way to Transform Your Dog-And Your Life
Cesar’s Way: The Natural, Everday Guide to Understanding and Correcting Common Dog Problems

Dog-Focused Mystery Series:

(As opposed to mysteries that happen to include a dog)

Benjamin, Carol Lea
The Rachel Alexander and Dash Mystery Series
This Dog for Hire
The Dog Who Knew Too Much
A Hell of a Dog
Lady Vanishes
The Wrong Dog
The Long Good Boy
Fall Guy
Without a Word
The Hard Way
Berenson, Laurien
The Melanie Travis Mystery Series
A Pedigree to Die For
Dog Eat Dog
Hair of the Dog
Hush Puppy
Once Bitten
Hot Dog
Best in Show
Jingle Bell Bark
Raining Cats and Dogs
Chow Down
Hounded to Death
Doggie Day Care Murder
Conant, Susan
The Dog Lover’s Mystery Series
A New Leash on Death
Dead and Doggone
A Bite of Death
Paws Before Dying
Gone to the Dogs
Ruffly Speaking
Black Ribbon
Stud Rites
Animal Appetite
The Barker Street Regulars
Evil Breeding
Creature Discomforts
The Wicked Flea
The Dogfather
Bride and Groom
Gaits of Heaven
All Shots
Guiver, Patricia
The Delilah Doolittle Pet Detective Mystery Series
Delilah Doolittle and the Purloined Pooch
Delilah Doolittle and the Motley Mutts
Delilah Doolittle and the Careless Coyote
Delilah Doolittle and the Missing Macaw
Delilah Doolittle and the Canine Chorus
The Beastly Bloodline
Henry, Sue
The Jessie Arnold Mystery Series
Murder on the Iditarod Trail
Termination Dust
Sleeping Lady
Death Takes Passage
Murder on Yukon Quest
Beneath the Ashes
Dead North
Cold Company
Death Trap
Murder at Five Finger Light
Degrees of Separation
Henry, Sue
The Maxie and Stretch Mystery Series
The Serpents Trail
The Tooth of Time
The Refuge
The End of the Road
Moore, Barbara
The Veterinarian Gordon Christy Mystery Series
The Doberman Wore Black
The Wolf Whispered Death
O’Kane, Leslie
The Allie Babcock Mystery Series
Play Dead
Ruff Way to Go
Give the Dog a Bone

*The dog in these mysteries is actually a wolf, but the relationship is very much a human-dog relationship.

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