Any dog lover knows that canines are forever stealing the spotlight from actors on the big screen. Even an Oscar winner like Tom Hanks was no match for that big, drooling French Mastiff in Turner and Hooch! Literary dogs face a considerably bigger challenge. They must capture the hearts of the reader through the author’s words alone. They can’t fall back on their soulful brown eyes or endearing head tilt. Here are 10 biblio-pups who managed to steal the spotlight from the unsuspecting humans in the following books.