by Patricia MacLachlan

Barkus is a large and very smart dog who comes to live with seven-year-old Nicky when Nicky’s Uncle Everton goes traveling–and soon he is a family and school favorite. Book 1 in the Barkus series.

That Dog!
by Sam Hay

This progressive phonics series helps beginning readers to build reading confidence.

Sleepy Dog
by Harriet Ziefert

Simple text and illustrations portray a small dog getting ready for bed, sleeping, dreaming, and waking up.

Top Dog
by Anne Marie Ryan

Who will win the grand prize in the dog show?

Marley, Farm Dog
by Susan Hill

When Marley’s family visits Uncle Bob’s farm, Marley tries to help with the chores by rounding up the chickens and herding the sheep, but he seems to just get in the way.

Dog and Cat
by Paul Fehlner

Due to their physical limitations, an old dog and a fat cat live together relatively peacefully.

Go, Dog, Go!
by P. D. Eastman

This book describes the actions and interactions of a group of highly mobile dogs, who operate cars and other conveyances in pursuit of work, play, and a final mysterious goal: a dog party.

When Charlie loses his appetite and is not even tempted by bacon, a worried Mama takes the faithful basset hound to the veterinarian, where his nerves are soothed by a friendly puppy. Part of the Charlie the Ranch Dog series.

Dog’s New Coat
by Margaret Nash

When Dog gets a new spotted coat he quickly decides he does not like it, but every time he tries to get rid of the coat it comes back to him.

Stinky Spike The Pirate Dog
by Peter Meisel

When Spike finds himself adrift at sea he is rescued by a crew of surly pirates, who spend their days hunting for treasure. Spike knows that he was meant to sniff out treasure, but his sense of smell leads him to some unusual treasure.

Cleo and Clifford can’t resist jumping into the pile of leaves they helped T-Bone gather, but the leaves scatter and they try to get them all back before T-Bone returns. Part of the Clifford the Big Red Dog series.