Heartwarming Books for Animal Lovers

Pet Lovers

Cuddle with your pet while reading a good book when the weather this winter doesn't let you play outside!

All Creatures Great and Small 

By: James Herriot

Delve into the magical, unforgettable world of James Herriot, the world's most beloved veterinarian, and his menagerie of heartwarming, funny, and tragic animal patients.

 

The Fur Person

By: May Sarton

Fictionalized account of the authors cat, Tom Jones's life and adventures prior to making the author's acquaintance. One of the all-time favorite stories ever written about the joys and tribulations of sharing one's life with a cat.

 

The Art of Racing in the Rain

By: Garth Stein

A heart-wrenching but deeply funny and ultimately uplifting story of a dog’s efforts to hold together his family in the face of a divisive custody battle.

 

Going Home: Finding Peace When Pets Die

By: Jon Katz

The author addresses the difficult but necessary topic of saying goodbye to a beloved pet. Drawing on personal experiences, stories from fellow pet owners, and philosophical reflections, Katz provides support for those in mourning.  

 

Unbridled Beauty: Celebrating the Spirit of Horses

By: Chris Cummings

The book features lovely quotes, heartwarming poetry, and classic literary snippets that highlight just why we love these four-legged wonders of speed, grace, and beauty.

 

Birds of a Feather: A True Story of Hope and the Healing Power of Animals 

By: Lorin Lindner

Full of remarkable people and colorful birds, this book reminds us that we all have the power to make a difference.

All Creatures Great and Small-2589
Birds of a Feather-2590
Going Home-2591
The Art of Racing in the Rain-2592
The Fur Person-2593
Unbridled Beauty-2594