Racing in the Rain, True Dog & Cat Tales, and The Other End of the Leash  


Racing in the Rain, True Dog & Cat Tales, and The Other End of the Leash

January 18, 2014


The Art of Racing In the Rain

by Garth Stein

Life, love, philosophy, and death, as told from the perspective of the old (and possibly once human) soul of Enzo the dog.  On the eve of his death Enzo reflects on the lives of the humans around him, the absurdities of life...and his obsession with opposable thumbs.







True Stories About Dogs and Cats

by Eliza Lee Follen

This lovely book of short tales begins with a mother telling her young boys about the nature of cats and dogs and the lessons to be learned from our four footed friends.  The stories are anecdotal and entertaining, even though they are over a century old.








The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do around Dogs and Cats

by Patricia B McConnell

Written by an experienced dog trainer, this book takes a look at human behavior compared to that of our dogs.  It just could be that simple changes in your voice and stance can break the barriers of miscommunication and lead to a happier, more obedient pet.









Additional Suggested Reading



101 Salivations: For the Love of Dogs

by Rachael Hale and Rachael Hale McKenna


Why Do Cats Always Land on Their Feet?: 101 of the Most Perplexing Questions Answered About Feline Unfathomables, Medical Mysteries and Befuddling Behaviors

by Marty Becker





Pete the Cat Saves Christmas

by Eric Litwin




Jack the Dog: And His Boy

by Victor Brodt





Charlie and the Christmas Kitty

by Ree Drummond


Knit Your Own Cat: Easy-to-Follow Patterns for 16 Frisky Felines

by Sally Muir and Joanna Osborne



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