Working Like Dogs Bookstore

People always ask me what I’m reading. In addition to my own book, Working Like Dogs: The Service Dog Guidebook, I’m sharing books that I feel are useful, educational, informative and inspiring. These are the books I recommend for dog lovers and dog partners.

Most of the authors have been guests on the Working Like Dogs radio show. You can listen to the authors on the radio show podcasts, and order the books to get the full story.

Click the book covers or titles to buy the books below on amazon.com.

Working Like Dogs: The Service Dog Guidebook

Working Like Dogs: The Service Dog Guidebook»

Marcie Davis and Melissa Bunnell

Working Like Dogs: The Service Dog Guidebook is the resource book for service dogs that captures personal stories, checklists and practical tips to provide the reader with an A-Z guide about service dogs. It is a must read for anyone who is considering a service dog, has a service dog, is raising or is responsible for the care of a service dog, and dog lovers alike who want to connect with the power of the human-animal service dog partnership.

This book is the ideal addition to every service dog training program as the resource for puppyraisers, service dog applicants and recipients.

The Genius of Dogs

The Genius of Dogs»

Brian Hare and Vanessa Woods

The Genius of Dogs is a new book discussing how research is revolutionizing how we interact with our beloved canine partners.  Brian Hare, dog researcher, evolutionary anthropologist, and founder of the Duke Canine Cognition Center, and Vanessa Woods offer revolutionary new insights into dog intelligence and the interior lives of our dogs. 

Have you ever wondered what your dog was thinking? Then you don’t want to miss a second of Marcie and Whistle’s enthralling interview with renowned animal cognition expert, Dr. Brian Hare in Episode 80 of the Working Like Dogs show. He also talks about the games that you can play with your dog at www.dognition.com to gain valuable insights into your dog’s unique behavior and to contribute to the greater good of all dogs.

Top Dog: The Story of Marine Hero Lucca

Top Dog: The Story of Marine Hero Lucca»

Maria Goodavage

In Top Dog, Maria Goodavage masterfully tells the story of heroic Marine dog, Lucca and her handlers. Maria weaves a rich tapestry of details that explain why Lucca embodies the best qualities in a military dog – intelligence, passion, dedication, bravery and more. Listen in as Maria tells you about Lucca’s story, her 400 missions in Iraq and Afghanistan, and what made her such an extraordinary military dog!

In Episode 102 of the Working Like Dogs radio show, best-selling author, Maria Goodavage (www.soldierdogs.com and www.facebook.com/soldierdogs), stops in for a heart-warming visit with Marcie and Whistle about her new book, Top Dog: The Story of Marine Hero Lucca. Maria describes military dogs as canines who “save lives by day and souls by night,” in Episode 102 of the Working Like Dogs radio show.  Maria is also the New York Times best-selling author of Soldier Dogs: The Untold Story of America’s Canine Heroes.

 

Soldier Dogs: The Untold Story of America’s Canine Heroes

Soldier Dogs: The Untold Story of America’s Canine Heroes»

Maria Goodavage

A leading reporter, Maria Goodavage, offers a tour of military working dogs’ extraordinary training, heroic accomplishments, and the lasting impacts they have on those who work with them in this New York Times bestseller, Soldier Dogs.

In Episode 102 of the Working Like Dogs radio show, best-selling author, Maria Goodavage (www.soldierdogs.com and www.facebook.com/soldierdogs), stops in for a heart-warming visit with Marcie and Whistle about her new book, Top Dog: The Story of Marine Hero Lucca in Episode 102 of the Working Like Dogs radio show. Maria describes military dogs as canines who “save lives by day and souls by night.”  

Of Dogs and Men: Fifty Years in the Antarctic

Of Dogs and Men: Fifty Years in the Antarctic»

Kevin Walton and Rick Atkinson

Dr. Ursula Rack, recommends this book about dogs being used in the Antarctic. It takes a nostalgic look back at the years when dogs were the sole means of travel in Antarctica ; it is also indicative of a relationship that is fundamental and has stood the test of time.

Dr. Ursula Rack, Arctic and Antarctic Historian at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand, talks with Marcie and Whistle about her incredible historical research into the working dogs of Antarctica in Episode 101 of the Working Like Dogs radio show. You will be fascinated as Dr. Rack recounts the information she has gathered about working dogs and how they were utilized in Antarctica from the diaries and reports of the explorers and scientists. Their heroic expeditions date back to the late 1800s. Dr. Rack talks specifically about these canine and human pioneering heroes and how important their work has been on our present day global climate and environment!

Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your Favorite Animal Actors!

Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your Favorite Animal Actors!»

Robin Ganzert

Since the early days of film and movie-making, animal stars have charmed and entertained us. But what are these animal icons’s lives and personalities like off-screen? For the first time ever, the new book Animal Stars allows readers behind the scenes with a wide variety of animals actors, their trainers, and the American Humane Association’s professional staff monitoring their safety.

Dr. Robin Ganzert, Executive Director and CEO of the American Humane Association stops by to visit with Marcie and Whistle about the Hero Dog Awards. She also talks about the AHA’s partnership with Mission K9 Rescue to ensure that all hero war dogs are returned to the United States before being retired. This includes both military and private contract working dogs. Robin also gives us the inside scoop on her new book, Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your Favorite Animal Actors!  It’s all in Episode 98 of the Working Like Dogs radio show, so listen in.

What the Dog Knows: The Science and Wonder of Working Dogs

What the Dog Knows: The Science and Wonder of Working Dogs»

Cat Warren

Cat Warren is a university professor and former journalist with an admittedly odd hobby: She and her German shepherd have spent the last seven years searching for the dead. Solo is a cadaver dog. What started as a way to harness Solo’s unruly energy and enthusiasm soon became a calling that introduced Warren to the hidden and fascinating universe of working dogs, their handlers, and their trainers.

Move over CSI and listen in as Marcie and Whistle welcome author and North Carolina State University professor, Cat Warren to the Working Like Dogs radio show, Episode 94. Cat talks about her fascinating book, What the Dog Knows: The Science and Wonder of Working Dogs. You will be captivated as Cat talks about her cadaver dog, Solo, and how they work together to locate individuals who are missing and presumed dead. Cat speaks plainly about how she supports Solo to identify a particular scent in the field and how Solo tells her about that scent with reliability. It’s pure magic!

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