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Fiction Books

by Dean Koontz

From a top secret government laboratory come two genetically altered life forms. One is a magnificent dog of astonishing intelligence. The other, a hybrid monster of a brutally violent nature. And both are on the loose…

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by Dean Koontz

Kipp is a uniquely gifted dog who must protect a boy and his mother from a terrifying killer.


A Dog's Purpose
by W Bruce Cameron

Told by the dog, the emotional and hilarious story of a dog's many lives, with a dog's-eye commentary on human relationships and the unbreakable bonds between man and man's best friend.


The Art of Racing in the Rain
by Garth Stein

Narrated by a mixed breed dog, whose owner is a race car driver, this is a wonderful story of love, tragedy, and redemption.


Play Dead
by David Rosenfelt

After rescuing a Golden from an animal shelter, a lawyer discovers that this gentle dog is a key witness to a murder that took place five years before.


Beautiful Joe
by Marshall Saunders

A sad but ultimately uplifting tale, inspired by Black Beauty, and told by an abused mixed breed dog.... a 3 hankie read!


Conversations with Skip
by Donna Mabry

Newly divorced Ellen adopts Skip, an injured Golden Retriever, who is  soon running her life, arranging her romances, and teaching her to laugh again.


Dog Song
by Gary Paulsen

The coming of age story of an Inuit boy and his sled dogs.  Great story for kids.


E-mails from Shiloh
by Susan J Lustig

Life seen through the eyes of Shiloh, a Golden Retriever

Non-Fiction Books

The Other End of the Leash
by Patricia McConnell

McConnell gives great lessons in how to live with your dog...


Pukka's Promise
By Ted Kerasote

Kerasote researches the best ways to keep your dog healthy and help him live a longer life


Why Goldens Do That: A Collection Of Curious Golden Retriever Behaviors
by Tom Davis

An entertaining coffee table book about Goldens- wonderful photos!


My Rescued Golden: True Stories of Rescued Golden Retrievers and the People Who Love Them
by Marjorie McHann

Stories of rescued Goldens and rescue volunteers


Scent of the Missing
by Susannah Charleson

After watching video of rescuers in the Oklahoma bombings, Susannah decided to volunteer with a local canine team and soon discovered firsthand the long hours, nonexistent pay, and often heart-wrenching results they face.


Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him
by Luis Carlos Montelvan

Tuesday, a loveable Golden, transforms a disabled soldier's life


The Loved Dog
by Tamar Geller

Her revolutionary play-training uses mutual understanding and respect -- and puts an end to outdated methods that rely on physical exhaustion, choke chains, prong collars, dominance rollovers, or stressful aggression of any kind.

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When a Pet Dies

by Fred Rogers

The star of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood helps children share feelings of the loss of a pet while offering reassurance that grieving is a natural, healing thing to do.