Breaking the Chain: The Guard Dog Story

The Guard Dog Story is coming this September, and it's now available for preorder! It includes an illustrated history of Guard Dog (written by Patrick), introductions from Marisol and Rob Thomas, real-life rescue stories, and much more! Signed copies are available exclusively at

Today’s MUTTS Comic Strip

June 20 2024, Daily Comic Strip

Daily Quote

“Everything in nature invites us constantly to be what we are.”

- Gretel Ehrlich


Patrick has created over 10,000 MUTTS comic strips since 1994 — and you can view them all here!

Animal-Friendly Collaborations (With Extraordinary People)

Jane Goodall

Patrick's Caldecott Honor-winning children's book Me...Jane, which was also adapted for the stage, tells the story of young Jane Goodall as she discovers a love for animals and nature.

The Gift of Nothing

This critically acclaimed holiday story was adapted as a play for the Kennedy Center, and even inspired The Gift of Nothing Day, an occasion celebrating the gift of time and friendship.

Eckhart Tolle

The book Guardians of Being joins original words by spiritual teacher Eckhart Tolle with illustrations from Patrick. This heartwarming book teaches us about finding inner peace by living in the now.