Whimsical Books for Animal Lovers of All Ages

Buddy is an adorable beagle mix rescue dog who reports on his boating adventures in three "Boating with Buddy" books. Readers say: "My whole family loves Boating with Buddy!” "A fun read." Available at Watermark Books in Anacortes and on Amazon.com

Episode 1: In this light-hearted tale, Buddy, a thoughtful beagle mix rescue dog, is onboard a boat in the San Juan Islands heading north. Buddy's engaging personality and soulful eyes light up the pages. He shares his views on humans, cats, trumpet playing and boats. Is he happy in his new home? Will he jump ship on Lopez Island? (For the paperback or Kindle version on Amazon.com, click here)

 Boating with Buddy Episode 1 cover

Episode 2: Buddy heads south to Mystery Bay and beyond and stops at Blake Island and other magical destinations. What happened on the way to Shilshole? Which animals climbed on boats? From a reader: "I enjoyed Buddy's second book just as much as the first.” 

Boating with Buddy Episode 2 cover

Episode 3: Buddy reports on his adventures exploring islands in South Sound. Who did Buddy help rescue? What mischief did he get into with Cousin Winston, a big brown boxer? A funny dog's tale with stunning photos of the Pacific Northwest. 

Boating with Buddy Episode 3 cover

For boaters with dogs, see "Best Places to Boat with Dogs in the Pacific Northwest" a brief eBook available on Amazon.

Also for boaters, see "Finding Wi-Fi in the San Juans & Gulf Islands" on Amazon.com

Life lessons from Buddy:

Buddy rescue dog bookmark Boating with Buddy books

Watch Buddy navigate a passage in the San Juan Islands:


Buddy is relaxed during his author interview:

See YouTube videos with Buddy the canine correspondent and Susan

Buddy shares his fan mail:

Buddy dog author fan mail for Boating with Buddy books

Click here for Susan's Amazon author page

In addition, Susan is writing novels set in the Pacific Northwest about family, love and life in quirky, closed environments with different rules than everyday society. 

Photos from Buddy's many boat adventures:

buddy boat dog smiling


boats anchored in bay