It's not just human celebrities that have biographies written about them but canine stars too. To learn more about your favorite dog star, check out these books that tell more about their tale on the road to fame:
Rin Tin Tin: The Life and Legend: A look at the beginnings of one of the most iconic canine stars, the German Shepherd Rin Tin Tin. What was myth versus fiction in how a shell shocked puppy from France become the unofficial global ambassador for his breed.
Rin-Tin-Tin: The Movie Star: Another biopic to demystify the myth of Rin Tin Tin. It has been said that Rin Rin Tin was the dog who rescued Warner Brothers from bankruptcy. Rin Tin Tin had plenty of fan mail. Why was he just so popular? This book seeks the answers why.
Wonder Dogs: 101 German Shepherd Dog Films: Beyond Strongheart and Rin-Tin-Tin there have been other German Shepherds who appeared in films. Not all of them become as iconic as their predecessors but many have been cast as police dogs. This book is a list of some of the most popular films starring the breed.
Sergeant Rex: A real-life account of Sergeant Rex, a Marine K-9 who passed away in late 2012, and had served overseas with more than one handler. His former handler Mike Dowling shares accounts of the many dangerous moments he shared with Rex. Rex was the subject of an adoption campaign last year by another one of his handlers, Megan Leavey who wanted to bring the retired dog home. Leavey was successful and Rex spent the last 8 months of his life with her.
K-9: The trademark talent of Jim Belushi plays well against his well-trained canine co-star. Apparently the dog was picked from a kennel in Germany as a puppy and trained for a year before appearing in this 1989 film.