The Underdogs

A book review The Underdogs: Children, Dogs, and the Power of Unconditional Love by Melissa Fay Greene Stars: **** Ecco (2017)Animals>Dogs352 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: THE UNDERDOGS tells the story of Karen Shirk: felled at age 24 by a neuromuscular disease and facing life as an immobile, deeply isolated and depressed,… Read More »

Cesar’s Way

A book review of Cesar’s Way: The Natural, Everyday Guide to Understanding & Correcting Common Dog Problems by Cesar Millan with Melissa Jo Peltier Stars: **** Three Rivers Press (2007)Animals>Dogs298 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Cesar Millan—nationally recognized dog expert—helps you see the world through the eyes of your dog so you… Read More »

The Tribe of Tiger

A book review The Tribe of Tiger: Cats and Their Culture by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas Stars: *** Simon & Schuster (1994) – version I readGallery Books (2001) – updated versionAnimals>Feline288 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: From the plains of Africa to her very own backyard, noted author and anthropologist Elizabeth Marshall Thomas… Read More »

Your Pet, Your Pill

A book review of Your Pet, Your Pill: 101 Inspirational Stories About How Pets Lead You to a Happy, Healthy and Successful Life by Margit Gabriele Muller Stars: **** HSH Press (2020)Animal Essays342 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Your… Read More »

Gyroscope of Life

A book review of The Gyroscope of Life: Understanding Balances (and Imbalances) in Nature by David Parrish Stars: *** Pocohontas Press (2020)Biology/Ecology294 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: A love song to the field of biology written by an Appalachian… Read More »

The True Nature of the Cat

A book review of The True Nature of the Cat by John Bradshaw Stars: *** Boxtree Limited (1993)Pets>Cats224 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: John Bradshaw, Britain’s most foremost expert on pet behaviour, separates the facts from popular myths and misconceptions, allowing the dedicated cat lover to understand what it is like to… Read More »

Running Wild

A book review of Running Wild: Animals in Motion by Galadriel Watson Stars: **** Annick Press (2020)Children’s Nonfiction68 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Summary: A squid jets through the ocean like a rocket. A cheetah races after a zig-zagging gazelle. A fishing… Read More »