Earlier this month Monty Don's dog Nigel, sadly died so we thought we would write a blog post about the book written about him and other books written by celebrities about their dogs.
Nigel: my family and other dogs
When Monty Don's golden retriever Nigel became the surprise star of BBC Gardeners' World inspiring huge interest, fan mail and his social media accounts, Monty Don wanted to explore what makes us connect with animals quite so deeply.
Paul O'Grady's Country Life
Paul O'Grady's Country Life for the first time gives a glimpse into the home life of one of Britain’s best loved stars, alongside the animals he adores.
A Farmer and His Dog
In A Farmer and His Dog, Adam Henson explores the unique relationship between a farmer and his most loyal friend. Sheepdogs come in a variety of shapes and sizes from border collies to Australian kelpies
Friend For Life: The Extraordinary Partnership Between Humans and Dogs
Kate Humble is a life-long animal lover. Now living on an idyllic farm in Wales, she has achieved her dream of surrounding herself with as many varieties as possible. But, as with many Brits, the dog has always held a special place in her heart. Here, she uses her journey with her sheepdog puppy Teg to frame her examination of this very special relationship.
Listening to the Animals
Growing up on the family farm in Ballyfin, Ireland, Noel's childhood was spent tending to the cattle and sheep, the hay and silage, the tractors and land, his beloved sheepdog Pirate providing solace from the bullies that plagued him at school. It was this bond with Pirate, and a fateful night spent desperately trying to save a newborn lamb, that inspired Noel to enter the world of veterinary science - and set him on the path to becoming The Supervet.
Dogs and Their Faithful Celebrities
In celebration of their 125th year, the Dogs Trust presents Dogs and their Faithful Celebrities, a wonderful, charming book, featuring some of the best known people from the worlds of music, sport, movies and television. Featuring a brief history of Dogs Trust, statistics and details on every pooch - as well as some words of wisdom from their proud owners.
Pets and Their Celebrities
Offers photographs of pets and their owners, including Dean Cain with his dog Jay, Slash with his snake Mr. Freeze, Cheri Oteri with her cat Stella, Ozzy Osbourne with his dog Chewy, and Tippi Hedren with her menagerie.