Books and Movies

In this section you can find the books and movies our interviewees recommended to our audience and a selection of PackPeople’s favorites. Enjoy!

Books and Movies
New documentary: Street Dogs of South Central – Interview with filmmakers [Audio]

Are you aware of the stray dog problem in Los Angeles? No? Well, approximately 30,000 dogs live on the streets of L.A. – some surrendered by their irresponsible owners, some dumped on the street, others never had a home. It’s an ongoing challenge for animal welfare groups, rescues and animal control services to reduce the number […]

Show Dog – Interview with author Josh Dean [Audio]

A Facebook post on packpeople’s fan page led me to this year’s American Kennel Club’s show results. Even though I’m not a huge fan of dog shows, I was interested to know more about the community. Breeders, proud handlers and overexcited owners get the ribbons with the highest rankings and strive to present the most beautiful and […]

Win a copy of 'Soldier Dogs' – Ringo's Raffle

Our March Giveaway is looking for a new owner! Fresh from the press and ready for release on Thursday, March 15, Soldier Dogs – The Untold Story of America’s Canine Heroes by Maria Goodavage is definitely a must read for every dog lover. These stories of soldier dogs contributing to military efforts, and the special bonds that […]

Book Review: Soldier Dogs by Maria Goodavage

Book: Soldier Dogs Author: Maria Goodavage Publisher: DUTTON, Penguin Group (USA) Inc. PackPeople review: “The cover looks awesome” said one of our friendly, dog-loving boys at the front desk while I was unwrapping Maria’s new book a few weeks ago. I agreed, the hardcover layout is great. Let’s see how the book is: You don’t […]

Which breed makes the best movie dogs? – The most famous movie dogs in history

Which breed is the best for a movie? Is there such a thing? I would say NO. If we think back and just follow the movie industry we can see that many dogs, of many different breeds, have successful careers in movies and television. It all depends on the dog. We’re located in Los Angeles, […]

The Adventures of Tintin – Movie Review

When I first heard about TINTIN, I thought the guy I was talking to mispronounced it and wanted to say “Rin Tin Tin.” I corrected him twice and he said, “NO, I mean Tintin“. I had no clue who Tintin was until I saw a giant Billboard in Studio City – Ahhhh! It’s Tim and […]

Special Guest Blog from Holli Pfau, author of "Pure Gold: Adventures with Six Rescued Golden Retrievers"

We’re thrilled to receive this very special guest entry from author Holli Pfau, whose new book shares a powerful, touching journey while giving hope and help to the dogs and organizations who make the human, and humane, experience a richer one. We’ll also be featuring an interview with Holli next month, so please stay close […]