Dog Books


Here are some great books with wonderful information we found that are available at Barnes & Noble. Below each of the book reviews is a direct link to the Barnes & Noble store online!

Be the Pack Leader
Cesar Millan with Melissa Jo Peltier
Any pet owner knows that people have a lot to learn from their animals. In his newest book, the “Dog Whisperer” takes his successful training techniques to a new level, revealing how readers can change their own lives by adopting the calm-assertive energy of the pack leader. (Harmony) ISBN 0307381668.

Merle’s Door
Ted Kerasote
Touching, humorous, and heaaartfelt, this unforgettable memoir details the surprising lessons of trust the author learned from his freethinking Golden Retriever, thoughtfully illuminating what is really means to “domesticate” our pets. A Barnes & Noble Discover selection. (Harcourt) ISBN 0151012709.

Dog Days
Dispatches from Bedlam Farm

Jon Katz
Jon Katz, prolific author and co-host of public radio’s Dog Talk, continues the saga of his upstate New York, Bedlam Farm, in this hilarious collection of stories. His lively narration of his farm life misadventures is characteristically captivating. (Villard) ISBN 140006404X.

Click! Dog Training System
Karen Pryor
Practiced by police K9 units, dolphin trainers, and other animal handlers, clicker training is the simplest, most effective technique to teach dogs obedience skills. This complete set includes a professional clicker and a 136-page book with in-depth step-by-step instructions. (Barnes & Noble) ISBN 0760793441.

Good Dog. Stay.
Anna Quindlen
The Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, bestselling novelist, and admired author of A Short Guide to a Happy Life as last turns turns her considerable talents to her beloved black Labrador Retriever, Beau, reflecting on their life together with her trademark wisdom and humor. (Random House) ISBN 1400067138.

Before Your Dog Can Eat Your Homework, First You Have to Do It
John O’Hurley
A compendium of life lessons with a unique format: O’Hurley, well-loved actor and loving dog owner, addresses letters from his dog to his baby son, then answers them from his own human perspective. (Hudson Street Press) ISBN 1594630410.

A Puppy’s Guide to Love
Rachael Hale
Talk about “puppy-love”-these 60 captivating images of all kinds of pups, from Golden Retrievers to Bulldogs, make for one of the cutest books of the season. Captioned with witty quotes, the pictures remind us to reveal in our pet’s affectionate and innocent playfulness. (Little, Brown) ISBN 013600295X.

Make Your Own Healthy Doggie Biscuits Box
Jonna Anne
With 30 specially created biscuit recipes (including vegetarian, anti-allergy, and reduced-calorie treats) in a full-color recipe book and 3 cookie cutters (bone, dog house, and hydrant), this set makes it easy to bake a variety of all-natural snacks for your favorite pet. (Barnes & Noble) ISBN 0760790752.


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