Drinking with My Dog

The Canine Lover's Cocktail Book


By Natalie Bovis

Illustrated by Rae Ritchie

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$28.00 CAD



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  2. ebook $12.99 $16.99 CAD

This item is a preorder. Your payment method will be charged immediately, and the product is expected to ship on or around January 17, 2023. This date is subject to change due to shipping delays beyond our control.

Bestselling author, award-winning mixologist, and passionate animal advocate Natalie Bovis pairs fascinating doggie trivia with easy-to-make drink recipes in this unique cocktail book for dog lovers.

If there's one thing we know, it's that we can survive anything with a furry companion and a cocktail by our side. Enter Drinking with My Dog, which combines our devotion to dogs with celebratory drinks in this charming, pet-centric cocktail book from Natalie Bovis of The Liquid Muse. 

Inside you’ll find everything you need to know to set up your home bar and mix 60+ delicious cocktails organized into dog-themed chapters, featuring rescue dogs, famous furbabies, wild dogs, cocktails for pawlidays throughout the year, and more. Also included is canine history, whimsical illustrations, and toast-worthy quotes. Drinking with My Dog is the ideal companion for dog lovers and drink enthusiasts alike, and is the cocktail book we’ve always needed to help us raise a glass to wo/man’s best friend!

  • “Once upon a time, I was the only dog Natalie Bovis would drink with . . . I give this tome two paws up.”
    Dan Dunn, host of "What We're Drinking with Dan Dunn"
  • "Drinking With My Dog combines my two favorite things—canines and cocktails! Dogs and drinks! My pooch and my hooch! I love mixing up one of these creative cocktail recipes while reading the interesting anecdotes aloud to my pup. As an animal advocate, I truly appreciate the book’s mission to create a better world for our four-legged friends."  
    Zane Lamprey, comedian and host of "Three Sheets" and "Drinking Made Easy"
  • "Natalie Bovis’ delightful collection of cocktail recipes and dog stories is like traveling through history and around the world, and I cannot think of a more fun way to drink with your dog or drink to our love of dogs!"
    Lili Chin, bestselling author of DOGGIE LANGUAGE
  • "Writer M. F. K. Fisher found solace in a solitary Martini. In Drinking with My Dog, Natalie Bovis (aka The Liquid Muse) finds solace drinking with her four-legged pal Lula by her side. Ms. Bovis is an award-winning mixologist and a dedicated animal rescue advocate; this is a great read for cocktail lovers and animal lovers alike!"
    Dale DeGroff, aka King Cocktail, author and godfather of modern mixology
  • "A bar's best friend."
    Tim Federle, bestselling author of TEQUILA MOCKINGBIRD
  • "Like any artist who lets daily life inspire her work, Natalie Bovis wonderfully unites her passion for pooches with fun, fact-filled, and heartwarming stories, perfect illustrations, and doggie-inspired drinks that transcend the mundane menu. Drinking with My Dog is guaranteed to warm your insides!"
    Jeremy Greenberg, bestselling author of SORRY I BARFED ON YOUR BED
  • "Whether you want to learn new tricks or get yourself out of the proverbial doghouse, you will find yourself dog-earing these well-written pages brimming with canine and cocktail lore. Double-dog dare you not to have a howling good time with Drinking with My Dog!" 
    André Darlington, bestselling author of BOOZE & VINYL
  • "Drinking with My Dog is a lovely tribute to our canine companions, filled with lots of stories, fun facts, ways to support dog charities, and, of course, some great cocktails, from the Stray Dog Sour to the Dingo Baby. The illustrations and organization of the book make it a super fun and easy read. Highly recommend for dog lovers and cocktail drinkers alike!"
    Kim Haasarud, Liquid Architecture LLC

On Sale
Jan 17, 2023
Page Count
144 pages
Running Press

Natalie Bovis

About the Author

Natalie Bovis is a mixologist, event producer, and writer with a passion for cocktails and animal advocacy. She founded The Liquid Muse cocktail blog in 2006 and penned four cocktail books including Drinking with My Dog and the bestselling Preggatinis (Globe Pequot, 2009). Natalie has written for Everyday with Rachael Ray, Edible magazine, The Tasting Panel, Modern Luxury magazine, and Organic Gardening, among others. She currently teaches mixology classes both online and at cooking schools. She’s also shaken up cocktails on TV shows around the country and has won many cocktail awards and accolades. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with her rescue dogs and rescue kitties.

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Rae Ritchie

About the Illustrator

Rae Ritchie is a fabric designer and illustrator for greeting cards, stationery, gifts, and apparel. Her work is often inspired by the lushness of nature, classic children’s books, and old photographs. Her clients include Los Angeles Times, Dear Stella Design, Fjallraven, Running Press, Workman Publishing, Peter Pauper Press, Feiwel & Friends, Compendium, Sellers Publishing, Design House Greetings, Manhattan Toy Company, and American Greetings. Rae lives with her daughter, husband, and cat, Nomi, in Minneapolis, MN.

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