Memorable Children’s Books About Dogs

Whether your child has a dog or not, who just doesn’t love childrens books about dogs, particularly these memorable pooches?

People say a dog is man’s best friend… but my boys would say a dog is a kid’s best friend.

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Stories About Dogs and Puppies

We traveled a lot this summer, which meant our beloved Boston Terrier Lucy couldn’t join us.

Oh how my boys missed her!

Thankfully we had a wonderful dog sitter that sent us lots of adorable pics of our little Lucy… including her playing with the family’s humongous cat (who apparently also liked the game).

Lucy after the cat

Lucy’s like that… she works her way into everyone’s hearts.

We knew she had won over the family she was staying with when, despite their rule that no dogs are allowed on the beds, we get a picture of her cuddled up under the covers with the two boys.

Yep… that’s our Lucy.

I should mention that we actually found a terrific family for Lucy to stay with through a dog sitting service called

It’s a fabulous site where people rate folks who will watch over your pets while you’re traveling.

Definitely give it a try!

little girl cuddling with puppy dog

Over the years, I’ve written well over 100 book children’s book lists.

But after returning from our summer trips, it ocurred to me that I haven’t put together a list of fabulous childrens books about dogs.

How is that even possible!!!

And while there are just too many to list, some of our personal favorites include Bark, George, Martha Speaks, Doggies and Harry the Dirty Dog.

All of them have wonderful soundtracks as well… so be sure to check out the audio book versions!

We used to listen to them in the car all. the. time.

Memorable Childrens Books About Dogs


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  1. This is a great list! I loved Harry the Dirty Dog when I was a little girl. My kids love Clifford books. Thanks for joining the Family Joy Link Party.

  2. Ellen Martin says:

    Pinkerton was my favorite growing up. I especially remember the books on Reading Rainbow. What a great list!

  3. So many of our favs! Kipper, Clifford….Thanks for sharing at the #InspirationSpotlight party. See you again soon. Shared.

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