I’ve read some great pet books this summer (largely on planes!). Here are some joyful narratives about joyful tails whom I believe you’ll appreciate; I understand I did!
By Pauls Toutonghi
A actual nail-biter about a Goldern Retriever named Gonker lost on a hike on the on the Appalachian Trail. Gonker has Addison’s Disease and will expire in less than a month without his drugs.
By Colin Campbell
The writer’s wife left him. Shattered, he adopts a dog who’s highly traumatized, and proceeds to Los Angeles, where both take up surfing and learn to trust again.
By Julie Barton
This is the ideal example of the healing power of pets. A moving memoir by a young woman who actually falls from serious depression with nothing giving her relief until she got a pup named Bunker. A real tearjerker, this one!
By Jessica Pierce
A thoughtful look at the ethos of keeping pets. It fits in with Fear Free in lots of methods because it points out the value of looking after the mental wellbeing of pets (more enrichment, also).