Books by Maria Goodavage

DOCTOR DOGS by Maria Goodavage
Released: Oct. 1, 2019

"A somewhat padded text that will nonetheless find plenty of readers."
Dogs as doctors? Yes—psychiatrists, diagnosticians, even healers, as journalist Goodavage (Secret Service Dogs: The Heroes Who Protect the President of the United States, 2016, etc.) writes in her latest canine tribute. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 25, 2016

"While the book suffers from the fact that the Secret Service is understandably reluctant to reveal any explosives that have been discovered or subjects disarmed under the watch of its canine patrollers, Goodavage's subjects and their companions are quirky and dedicated enough to engage readers wondering about those dogs on the White House lawn."
The latest treat for dog lovers by Goodavage (Top Dog: The Story of Marine Hero Lucca, 2014, etc.) takes readers into the world of the canines and handlers who protect the president and the White House.Read full book review >
TOP DOG by Maria Goodavage
Released: Oct. 23, 2014

"A sentimental tale of man and dog and their heroism under fire."
In this follow-up to Soldier Dogs: The Untold Story of America's Canine Heroes (2012), Goodavage gives the Marines and their canine companions equal billing.Read full book review >
Released: March 15, 2012

"A well-deserved salute to the military's 'paws-on-the-ground heroes.'" writer Goodavage profiles an indispensible warrior of the four-legged variety. Read full book review >