> Skip to content
  • Published: 2 November 2021
  • ISBN: 9781761042522
  • Imprint: Viking
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $34.99

A Dog's Best Friend




These uplifting stories of dogs and their unlikely mates are living proof of the life-changing power of friendship.

Humans have been lucky enough to call dogs our best friends ever since one bravewolf dared sneak food scraps from a campfire more than 20,000 years ago — butwe’renot theonlycreaturestoexperience the joyof canine companionship.

Around the world, dogs are building bonds with feathered, furred and even finnedpals. They are helping their friends to recover from trauma and abuse, like Wallacethe Labrador and his clutch of rescued battery hens; protecting them as they grow,like Barney the retriever and Billy the orphaned calf; and jointly discovering thedelightofplayand togetherness, like Tinniand Sniffer, a dog and a wildfox.

In A Dog’s Best Friend, Laura Greaves introduces inseparable buddies for whomspecies is no barrier to unconditional love. They may be unusual pairings, but theyare as deep, true and devoted as any human twosome. These uplifting stories ofdogs and their unlikely mates are living proof of the life-changing power offriendship.

  • Published: 2 November 2021
  • ISBN: 9781761042522
  • Imprint: Viking
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $34.99

About the author

Laura Greaves

Laura Greaves is a multi-award-winning journalist, author and proud ‘crazy dog lady’. She has spent more than twenty years writing for newspapers and magazines in Australia and around the world and is the former editor of Dogs Life magazine. She is the author of the collections Incredible Dog Journeys, Dogs with Jobs, The Rescuers and Miracle Mutts, the children’s book Amazing Dogs with Amazing Jobs, as well as three romantic comedy novels, Be My Baby, The Ex-Factor and Two Weeks ’Til Christmas, all of which feature an extensive supporting cast of cheeky canines. She has twice won the Dog Writers Association of America’s Rio Award, which recognises the best book about a dog that has impacted a human’s life in a profoundly positive way.

Also by Laura Greaves

See all

Related titles