Praise, Reviews, & News

BBC Radio 2 has chosen What the Dog Knows for its Fact, Not Fiction Book Club!

What the Dog Knows has just come out in the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand by Scribe Publications! All of you Down Under can order it here! Or you can get the paperback on Amazon in the United Kingdom. Here’s a recent review from the Sydney Morning Herald

Bark magazine published my piece on training Jaco, my new cadaver dog, this summer. Training a Scent Detection Dog.

What the Dog Knows was no. 3 on the NYT Animal Books Best Sellers list for April, and was no. 15 on the NYT Science Books Best Sellers for the month of January!

Whole Dog Journal in January 2016 called What the Dog Knows one of its favorite dog books published in past couple of years. “This is an exciting book full of useful information.”

Long Listed for PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award 2014.

“I couldn’t put this book down—it’s an artfully written story that’s funny, insightful, and moving.” —Rebecca Skloot, author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

“If you have ever loved a dog, you must read this book. I loved it!” —Robert Crais, author of Suspect and Elvis Cole/Joe Pike mystery series.

“I’m sure you’ll be as fascinated as I was in following Solo on his journey…” —Colin Cotterill, author of the Dr. Siri mystery series, set in Laos.

“Dog of the Dead: The Science of Canine Cadaver Detection.” —Julie Hecht, Scientific American Blogger.

In February, What the Dog Knows won several awards from the Dog Writers Association of America: 2014 Dogwise Best Book Award, the Merial Human-Animal Bond Award, and DWAA Best Reference Book Award.