Dog-Themed Mysteries for International Dog Day 2019
August 26, 2019 is International Dog Day. Celebrate with your favourite good boy or good girl by going for a walk, playing catch or solving a murder. These mystery series feature crime-solving canines.
Andy Carpenter Mysteries by David Rosenfelt
Defense attorney Andy Carpenter solves crimes and rights judicial wrongs with the help of his golden retriever Tara.
Open and Shut
Bury the Lead
Chet and Bernie Mysteries by Spencer Quinn
Chet the dog narrator of this series is private investigator Bernie's partner. Together they solve all sorts of crimes in various parts of the United States.
Dog On It
Thereby Hangs a Tail
To Fetch a Thief
Melanie Travis by Laurien Berenson
With her trusty show poodle Faith by her side, single mother Melanie Travis investigates crimes on the occasionally murderous competitive dog show circuit.
Murder at the Puppy Fest
Monsieur Pamplemousse Series by Michael Bond
The famed author of the Paddington Bear books also created this series of adult mysteries. Monsieur Pamplemousse is a former Sûreté Inspector who is now working for as a food reviewer, always accompanied by his loyal bloodhound Pommes Frites. Wherever the two go, they encounter criminal activity and delicious food.
Monsieur Pamplemousse Afloat
Monsieur Pamplemousse on Probation
Monsieur Pamplemousse and the French Solution
Oxford Dogwalkers Series by Annie Dalton
When Anna Hopkins discovers a corpse while walking her dog two other dog walkers come to help. The three women become friends and frequently find themselves involved in murderous activity in Oxford.
The White Shepherd
Written in Red
A Study in Gold
Timber Creek K-9 Mystery Series by Margaret Mizushima
Described as "police procedurals with heart", this series is set in the Colorado Rockies where the K-9 team of Deputy Mattie Cobb and Robo solve crimes in the community.
What other mysteries featuring a very good doggo would you recommend?