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Gift Guide for Dog Book Lovers

Check out this gift guide for dog parents who love a good dog book along with some book lover items!

Bibliophiles, this is your gift guide. If you are anything like me, you love curling up with a good dog book and having some fun accessories, too. Is there anything more enjoyable than a book in your hand and a dog by your side?

Whether you are shopping for a dog mom, dog dad, or perhaps a gift for yourself, this gift guide will help you with some fabulous dog book lover ideas that make for unique and memorable presents.

Easy to use gift guides are my favorites, so that is the goal of this guide and the others that can be found below. There are 20 gift ideas in this guide, broken out into five categories with four items in each category.

Books for dog lovers

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Fiction Dog Books

These are four of my favorite dog lover fiction books of all time, and so I am recommending them to the dog lover in your life, or as a gift to yourself. Some of these books have movies, too, but read the books first: They are so much better than the movies:

Nonfiction Dog Books

There are many memoirs and tales with dogs that I could write many blog posts on the topic. Here are four favorites: (and the dog nose book will cause you to have a whole new appreciation for your dog!)

Health and Wellness Dog Books

There are so many books in this category, and here are four of my favorites I reach for again and again:

Cocker Spaniel Books

This blog is dedicated to Cocker Spaniels and their canine friends. Here are four nonfiction book titles from which to choose: (The World of the Cocker Spaniel is a book every Cocker parent should have, a beautiful coffee table book):

Dog Book Lover Items

When gifting a book to someone or yourself, consider these handy book lover items as a complimentary go-with:

Have you already checked out my other Gift Guides for dogs and dog lovers? These gift guides make great gifts for the holidays and beyond (birthdays, just because, Valentine’s Day, anniversary, dog birthday, etc.)

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A dog lover of the highest order is how Gayle King introduced Carol Bryant, when she appeared with her Cocker Spaniel on Oprah Radio’s Gayle King show to dish dogs. Carol created and owns the trademark, My Heart Beats Dog® and lives that mantra. A 30-year veteran of the dog world, she is President of the Dog Writers Association of America (DWAA) and the 2020 DWAA winner for Best Dog Blog.


  1. Brenda Maeder says

    How do I get my non-fiction, children’s book listed here? It is a sweet book about my disabled dog, helps children relate to disabilities and see that they want what everyone else wants. It is for sale on Amazon called Jamie’s Journey by Brenda Maeder

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