One of her top ten books about intelligent animals, as shared at the Guardian:
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David WroblewskiRead about the other entries on the list.
A loose retelling of Hamlet, but set on a dog breeding farm in Wisconsin in the 70s. The role of Ophelia is taken on very touchingly by the gifted canine and occasional point of view character, Almondine. A review in the Chicago Tribune identified Wroblewski's book as "easily the best work of fiction ever written about dogs". A bold claim, but also a defensible one.
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle is on the Barnes & Noble Review's list of five top books on dogs and among ten of the best Twinkies in fiction.