Are you a bibliophile with a cute little pup or cat for company? Well then this blog post is definitely for you! From heartwarming stories of pet companionship to some hard-to-put-down ones, we’ve got a list just for you.
1-Sophie: The Incredible True Story of the Castaway Dog, By Emma Pearse
Affirming the unbreakable bond between dogs and humans, his book is the story of Sophie, a 3-year-old Australian cattle dog, who falls overboard on a holiday boating trip. Sophie somehow manages to navigate the treacherous waters of the Great Barrier Reef and uses her canine instincts to get by on a tiny island. Sophie is loyal to the end, and in this story, Emma Pearse pieces together her ordeal and how the dog’s disappearance affected its human family.
2- The Art of Racing in the Rain, by Garth Stein
Another beautiful story about the relationship between man and dog, this book will make you laugh and cry – all at the same time. The Art of Racing in the Rain is from the perspective of an aging dog, and is a quick and easy weekend read that is sure to touch your heart.
3 – My Leash on Life, By Lenore Hirsch
This book is about Foxy; his story and a dog’s-eye view of humans, cats, and the world in general. Always on the lookout for adventure and tasty food, Foxy narrates tales of From abandonment, rescue, loss, and the devoted connection that pets have with humans.
4-Travels with Casey: My Journey Through Our Dog Crazy Country, by Benoit Denizet-Lewis
This hilarious memoir-cum-social-experiment by New York Times magazine columnist is for those who are a tad-bit too much obsessed with their dogs. Travels with Casey narrates the journey of the labrador Casey with her owner who pack up an RV and travel 13,000 miles, for four months, facing many adventures along the way.
5 – Oogy: The Dog Only a Family Could Love, By Larry Levin
This sad, but reassuring story is about Oogy the dog who gets noticed too much because of his mass of scar tissue that covers the mutilated left side of his face and his missing ear. Due to these deformities, people fail to notice the dog’s inner beauty. However, once he is picked by Levin and his family, the story changes to reflect the family’s own battles with imperfections and how a dog’s love transforms their lives.