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Cats and Dogs in Russian Culture


This LibGuide features resources (books, pictures, online publications) on cats and dogs in Russian culture (literature, cinema, and art) as well as on animals serving humans.

Monuments to cats and dogs in Russia

Experimental cat. Saint Peterburg

Laika, the first space dog. Moscow

Alabrys, the Cat of Kazan'

Bobka, a firefighter dog. Kostroma

Totti, the beloved cat of a Swedish-speaking Finnish poet Edith Södergran. Roshchino, Leningradskaia oblast.

Stray dog. Tiumen'

Siberian cats garden. Tiumen'

Dogs in love. Krasnodar

Learned Cat. Obninsk

Monument to the trainers and service dogs of the Leningrad front. Saint Petersburg