All text and images © Sheila Boneham 2015.

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Sheila is the author of...

 

  • Shepherd’s Crook (2015).

  • Catwalk (2014).

  • The Money Bird (2013).

  • Drop Dead on Recall (2012).

  • The Brittany. (2011).

  • The Shetland Sheepdog. (2010).

  • Rescue Matters! How to Find, Foster, and Rehome Companion Animals (2009).

  • The Multiple Dog Family, An Animal Planet Pet Guide. (2009).

  • The Multiple Cat Family, An Animal Planet Pet Guide. (2009).

  • Training Your Dog for Life. (2008).

  • Senior Cats, An Animal Planet Pet Guide. (2008).

  • Dachshunds. (2007).

  • The Golden Retriever. (2006).

  • Parson and Jack Russell Terriers. (2006).

  • The Boxer. (2005).

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Getting and Owning a Cat. (2005).

  • The Simple Guide to Labrador Retrievers. (2003).

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Getting and Owning a Dog. (2002).

  • The Guide to Owning a Pembroke Welsh Corgi. (2000).

  • The Guide to Owning an Australian Shepherd. (2000).

  • Breed Rescue: How to Organize and Run a Successful Program. (1998).

 

WRITING HONORS AND AWARDS

 

  • 2016 Maxwell Award for Best Fiction Book for Shepherd's Crook, Dog Writers Association of America

  • 2015 North Carolina Arts Council Artist Fellowship Recipient

  • 2014 Winner, Prime Number Magazine Award for Creative Nonfiction, for "A Question of Corvids."

  • 2013, Maxwell Award for Best Fiction Book for Drop Dead on Recall, Dog Writers Association of America.

  • 2012 #8 on NBC Petside.com’s "Dog Books: The Best of 2012" for Drop Dead on Recall (fiction).

  • 2011 Carlisle Family Scholarship in Creative Nonfiction, Community of Writers at Squaw Valley Writers Workshop.

  • 2011 Finalist, Best Single Breed Book for The Brittany, Dog Writers Association of America.

  • 2010 Finalist, Best Single Breed Book for The Shetland Sheepdog, Dog Writers Association of America.

  • 2009 MUSE Award, Best Health and Care Book for The Multiple Cat Family, Cat Writers’ Association.

  • 2009 Award of Excellence, Health and Care Book for The Multiple Cat Family, Cat Writers’ Association.

  • 2008 Award of Excellence, Health and Care Book for Senior Cats, Cat Writers’ Association.

  • 2008 Finalist, Best Training Book for Training Your Dog for Life, Dog Writers Association of America.

  • 2007 Finalist, Short Fiction for "Tracks," Dog Writers Association of America.

  • 2005 Muse Award, Best Health and Care Book for The Complete Idiot's Guide to Getting and Owning a Cat, Cat Writers’ Association.

  • 2005 Award of Excellence for The Complete Idiot's Guide to Getting and Owning a Cat, Cat Writers’ Association.

  • 2003 Maxwell Award, Best Single Breed Book for The Simple Guide to Labrador Retrievers, Dog Writers Association of America.

  • 2002 Maxwell Award, Best General Reference Book for The Complete Idiot's Guide to Getting and Owning a Dog, Dog Writers Association of America.

  • 1998 Maxwell Award, Best General Reference Book for Breed Rescue: How to Organize and Run a Successful Program, Dog Writers Association of America.