Dogs Gods


This is the tale of our oldest, most faithful friend, the species that came in from the cold more than 15,000 years ago to keep us company and share our food.


ISBN: 9781760762773 Category:

Tim Flach


In a remarkable series of original photographs, award-winning artist Tim Flach examines and celebrates the wonder of the dog.

New ways of living and new findings in research reveal our relationship with these much-loved creatures is even more intense and vital than we previously thought. In insightful stories and eye-opening images, Dogs Gods shows us that our great companions may not only be remarkable as dogs – they can also hold the key to new understandings of what it is to be human.

Drawing on access to some of the world’s most prized dogs and breeds, along with insights into cutting-edge research on the human-dog relationship, Flach and writer Lewis Blackwell take the reader on a remarkable journey around the canine world. From examining the origin of the species, to showing how dogs can surprise us with new secrets about life, Dogs Gods is an inspiration and celebration around one of the most enduring loves.

Additional information

Weight 2122 g
Dimensions 31 x 31 cm
Publisher name Thames & Hudson Australia Pty Ltd
Publication date 29 March 2022
Number of pages 216
Format Hardback
Dimensions 31 x 31 cm
Weight 2122 g


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Tim Flach is a photographer best known for his stylised portraits of animals, and for the originality that he brings to capturing animal behavior and characteristics. His work is driven by a desire to better communicate stories of the natural world and to explore questions around art, communication, and conservation science.

In recognition of his work, he has received numerous awards, including an Honorary Fellowship from the Royal Photographic Society and an honorary doctorate from the University of Arts London (Norwich). His photographs are showcased in books, exhibitions, and galleries around the world.

Flach is the author of five other books: Equus (2008), More than Human (2012), Endangered (2017), Who Am I? (2019), and Birds (2021). He works in London, where he lives with his wife and son.