Who doesn’t love a good book or movie?  And, when the story is about a dog, well, that’s even better.  So, find a comfortable spot and sit!—and immerse yourself in the pages of one of these books or the sweeping scenes of one of these films.  It will be time well-spent.

You’ll notice that this list of recommendations includes new books and movies as well as dogeared classics.  Do you have a book or movie to recommend?  Let me know and I’ll share it here. This list is updated often, so be sure to visit again soon.


A Friend Like Henry

A Friend Like Henry: The Remarkable True Story of an Autistic Boy and the Dog That Unlocked His World, by Nuala Gardner  This New York Times bestseller…

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Eight Below

Based on true story, Eight Below is a dramatic adventure story set in the ice and snow of Antarctica—a landscape that’s the perfect antidote to…

A Dog’s Purpose

Based on the bestselling novel of the same name, by W. Bruce Cameron, this may be the perfect summer feel-good movie for dog-lovers. Released in…


Set in the winter of 1925, Togo is the true story of a dog that saved a town. As a deadly and highly contagious bacterial…

After Thomas

After Thomas is the true story of a six-year-old boy diagnosed with “severe” autism, whose life is changed when Thomas, a Golden Retriever puppy, comes…
Dog Gone

Dog Gone

Dog Gone is a recently-released Netflix movie garnering a “thumbs up” from movie critic Roger Ebert. Based on a true story, Dog Gone is a…


Dog, a road-trip comedy released in Spring 2022, stars Channing Tatum as a former Army Ranger, and Lulu, a military working dog. Their pairing has…

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“A dog is the only thing that can mend a crack in your broken heart.” 
— Judy Desmond

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