Everyday Dogs: A Perpetual Calendar for Birthdays and Other Notable Dates

Woof! A dog fancier's delight—ideal for birthdays and yearly events

What do Gertrude Stein, John Muir, Jack London, Queen Victoria, and your next-door neighbor all have in common?

Dogs. The cherished unbreakable bond of friendship between canine and human graces all of our days.

Everyday Dogs: A Perpetual Calendar for Birthdays and Other Notable Dates couples literary quotes about canines with historical images from the Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley, to create a timeless keepsake that echoes a resounding truth: that through it all, our dogs will be there.

“Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.”
—Colette

“There is only one smartest dog in the world, and every girl has it.”
—Anonymous

“The more people I meet the more I like my dog.”
—Anonymous

“His name is not wild dog anymore, but the first friend, because he will be our friend for always and always and always.”
—Rudyard Kipling

Reviews

“Whether you’re a fan of literature, history or dogs—or, preferably, all three—you’re going to appreciate this collection. It's playful, wise, revealing and provocative, much like a dog.”

—Ohmidog!

 

“This book is a little gem. It isn't often that I review something that i think everyone will enjoy. Everyday Dogs will make a thoughtful and lasting gift for anyone, but you will want to keep one for yourself.”

—The Poodle (and Dog) Blog

 

“The best gift for every homebody on your list.”

—Modern Dog Magazine

About the Authors

Mary ScottEver since childhood, Mary Scott has known that some of our best friends are the four legged ones. She is a graphic designer at the University of California, Berkeley and in her spare time hikes the San Francisco Bay Area hills and beaches with her canine crew.
Susan SnyderAn inveterate diarist and boon companion to Dear Dog Endymion, Susan Snyder worked as a teacher, illustrator, and Japanese language interpreter before becoming head of public service at The Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley, where she has spent twenty years exploring the library’s stacks, attics, and moats.