If you enjoying reading about animals, especially dogs, here are some new titles that you might enjoy.
Rin Tin Tin: the Life and the Legend by Susan Orlean tells the story of the famous dog’s journey from an orphan puppy to a movie star. A young American soldier found the German shepherd puppy on a WW1 battlefield in France and brought the pup back with him to California. Rin Tin Tin went on to star in many movies and he became the most famous dog in the world. This is his story. 636.7376 ORL
Scent of the Missing: Love and Partnership with a Search-and-Rescue Dog by Susannah Charleson tells the story of Puzzle, a golden retriever, and her search pilot owner as they search for the missing, including a lost teen and an Alzheimer’s patient. 636.70886 CHA
No Buddy Left Behind: Bringing U.S. Troops’ Dogs and Cats Safely Home from the Combat Zone is about American troops serving in the Middle East and the stray dogs and cats they rescued. Author Terri Crisp makes it her mission to save these animals and bring them back to the states and back to the soldiers who love them. 636.08 CRI
Sergeant Rex by Mike Dowling tells the story of a bomb-sniffing German shepherd in Iraq and his handler. They were part of the first military working dog team sent to the front lines since Vietnam. This is a tale of courage and devotion set against the backdrop of war. 956.70443 DOW
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