Dog Books

Looking to do a little reading about your favorite subject? We’ve got our picks for the dog books you’ll pick up and never want to put down!

There’s nothing quite like snuggling up to a good book and a cup of hot chocolate on rainy afternoon. The only thing that could make things even better is to be reading about dogs! There are books that cover everything related to canines, from care and health, to fun fiction reads that have doggie narrators. When it comes to Dog Books, the sky really is the limit.

For honest and informational book reviews, canine book recommendations, and the latest news in the world of dog book publishing, Petguide.com is your go-to resource. In the mood for true and inspirational stories about dogs? Check our collection of articles on non-fiction doggie books and pooch-themed novels. Can’t think of anything more uplifting than looking at adorable dog pictures all day long? You’ll want to take a look at our recommendations for the best dog coffee table books.

For people who are always looking to learn something new about their four-legged friends, we have numerous suggestions for their next read. Brush up on everything from training, communication and first aid, to puppy socialization.

But what to do when you don’t have the time to pick up a book? Petguide.com’s reviews and recommendations also cover various calming dog coloring books for when you’re in the mood for some relaxation!

If you are a bookworm and a dog lover, you’re in a for a treat. Petguide.com’s selection on the most pawesome dog-inspired reading material will make your to-be-read pile even bigger. Whether you’re looking for an educating read, a nice coffee table book with pictures of adorable pooches or a novel that features a doggie hero, our Dog Books blog section has everything you need!

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