Big Dogs Of Literature

What could be better than curling up with a good book on a cold, rainy morning?

How about curling up with a good book about dogs on a cold, rainy morning?

Here are a few of my favorites.

A small stack of dog books

When is a dog book not a dog book?

Literature Goes To The Dogs

How many of these would you like to read?

Pom Sawyer by Bark Twain – Orphaned pomeranian being raised by his aunt leads an adventurous life.

The Sound and the Furry by William Pawlkner – The story of a dysfunctional Southern family in decline as told by the barks of three litter mates.

Crime and Pupishment by Fidoyr Dogstoevsky – Philosophical dog ponders the morality of murder.

J Beagle by Archibald MacLeash – A modern retelling of the story of Job. A beagle wonders why Dog is tormenting him.

The Dogs Of Perception by Aldous Husky – One dog’s story of experimenting with psychedelic drugs.

Pugmalion by George Bernard Paw – Snooty poodle tries to turn a stray pug living on the street into a princess so she can get a home of her own.

Caninery Row by John Steinbark – A pack of stray dogs wants to do something nice for the doberman who hangs out with them when he’s not working.

Honey the golden retriever takes a nap.

Those are all snoozers. When can we read A Little Golden Book?

Whew, that’s one pun-ishing list.

Time to get reading.

Your Turn: Do you have any favorite literary pups?




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  1. I can’t even begin to join such a clever bibliography, Giggles.

  2. This is definitely a must-read list 😉

  3. BOL – Clever!

    Monty and Harlow

  4. Great ones! I tried but couldn’t come up with anything to add to your list! I guess I’m not very punny. :)