The swimming pool might be closed for the summer — but that’s not stopping these Underwater Puppies from diving into the deep end! That’s right, it’s another photo book by doggie photographer, Seth Casteel.
Well, the same could be said for two new dog memoirs that head in decidedly opposite directions. Travels with Casey by Benoit Denizet-Lewis details a year-long cross-country adventure with his Yellow Lab, while Matthew Gilbert’s Off the Leash circles around the community and camaraderie found at the local dog park. So, I guess whichever type of dog story resonates with you could depend on your lifestyle! (LA Times)
If you enjoy the artwork of Maira Kalman or Wendy MacNaughton (Lost Cat), then you will surely love the witty illustrations of Jackie Clark Mancuso in her new kids book, Paris-Chien: Adventures of an Ex-Pat Dog.
The charming dog tale is all about Hudson, a curiously inquisitive Norwich Terrier, trying to fit into the Parisian lifestyle. Bon appétit! (Picture Book Review)
If you’re feeling lucky this weekend, then chances are there will be a lotta lucky dogs available for adoption at the annual star-studded Broadway Barks event, where you can check out such pet-friendly celebs as Bernadette Peters, Audra McDonald, Zach Braff, and many more. But, of course, we know the real stars are the dogs! (DogTipper)
In recent years, there has been a rumor running through dog shelters and kennels that black dogs aren’t adopted out as often as their fair-haired roommates. Although there is no official study thus far to back up this commonly-held assertion, Fred Levy — a photographer — is not taking any chances, so he has started up the Black Dogs Project to promote dog lovers choosing his darker-furred friends! (HuffPo)
All dog lovers are feeling blue today with the passing of George Rodrigue, a real giant in the dog art world, who created the infamous “Blue Dog” paintings. His canine-colored career were also one of the inspirations for my novel, It’s Just A Dog.
To find out more about this New Orleans painter who brought dog art to the masses, please take some time to check out his work at his official website, GeorgeRodrigue.com. Pic courtesy of Mrs. Allen’s Art Room blog.
Okay, it’s not just for dogs — but for all of our animal friends — and it’s called The National Museum of Animals & Society, located in Los Angeles, California. And I bet there free days are a real zoo!
Anyway, their current pooch-friendly exhibition is My Dog My Home: The Experience of Human-Animal Homelessness.
Carli Davidson has just unleashed upon the world the ultimate doggies-drying-off-video, which is accompanied by her beautiful photo book, Shake…
Shake, Rattle & Roll!
If you’re in the SF Bay Area tomorrow (July 13), pop on by the Love A Senior Saturday / Muttville Dog Book Party.
There will be books, there will be dogs, doggie photographers, a doggie kissing booth — honestly, it’s just too much fun to cover in a single dog blog post! And the best part is that 100% of sales go to Muttville Senior Dog Rescue.