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The Best Books With Dog in the Title 

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Updated November 18, 2017 323 votes 73 voters 5.6k views

It turns out that books with dog in the title are way more common than you think. Here are 100+ good books with dog in the title, including both fiction and non-fiction. It's safe to say that most of these titles are books about dogs, but the core commonality between these books is that they have the word dog in the title.

Books with dog in the title include Clifford, the Big Red Dog by Norman Bridwell, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon, and Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog by John Grogan. If you have a favorite dog book, vote it up below, or add it to the list if it's not already here. It doesn't matter if it's science fiction, fantasy, romance, or non-fiction - if the book has dog in the name, it belongs on this list.

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Portrait of the artist a... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Books With Dog in the Title
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Clifford, the Big Red Do... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books With Dog in the Title
Norman Bridwell
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Always Faithful: A Memoi... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books With Dog in the Title
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Let Sleeping Dogs Lie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books With Dog in the Title
John R. Erickson
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Do... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books With Dog in the Title
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The Terracotta Dog is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books With Dog in the Title
Andrea Camilleri
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Dog Years: A Memoir is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Books With Dog in the Title
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Chicken Soup for the Dog... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books With Dog in the Title
Amy D Shojai, Carol Kline, Marty Becker
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Wild Dogs is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books With Dog in the Title
Helen Humphreys
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Rough Weather Ahead for ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books With Dog in the Title
Elizabeth Gundy, Glenn Murray, William Kotzwinkle
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The hidden life of dogs ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books With Dog in the Title
Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
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Shelter dogs is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books With Dog in the Title
Peg Kehret
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The well-traveled dog is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books With Dog in the Title
Sandra Gurvis
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Give the dog a bone is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books With Dog in the Title
Steven Kellogg
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My Dogs and Guns is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books With Dog in the Title
John Graves
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To dance with the white ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books With Dog in the Title
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My dog Tulip is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books With Dog in the Title
J. R. Ackerley
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Clifford the Big Red Dog... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books With Dog in the Title
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Heart of a Dog is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books With Dog in the Title
Mikhail Bulgakov
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The Curious Incident of ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books With Dog in the Title
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Rain Dogs is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books With Dog in the Title
Sean Doolittle
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Snow Dog is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books With Dog in the Title
Jim Kjelgaard
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The case of the howling ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books With Dog in the Title
Erle Stanley Gardner
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The Last Of The Dog Team... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Books With Dog in the Title
William W. Johnstone
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Marley & Me: Life an... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Books With Dog in the Title