|Country||Don Mills, Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Media type||Print (hardcover, paperback)|
|Preceded by||The Birth Control King of the Upper Volta|
|Followed by||A Bolt of White Cloth|
Shakespeare's Dog is a 1983 novel by Canadian writer Leon Rooke. The novel tells the story of William Shakespeare's early career, including his aspirations to break through to popular success as a writer and his courtship and eventual marriage to Anne Hathaway, from the perspective of Hooker, Shakespeare's pet dog.
The novel won the Governor General's Award for English-language fiction at the 1983 Governor General's Awards, and was a shortlisted finalist for the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour.
- "Shakespeare's Dog". Kirkus Reviews, May 1, 1983.
- "Trotting Around Stratford". The New York Times, May 29, 1983.
- "CanLit fiction's leading award goes to the Dog". The Globe and Mail, June 21, 1984.
- "Six finalists for Leacock Medal". The Globe and Mail, April 13, 1984.
- "Writers revisiting classic works". Windsor Star, November 14, 2003.
- "Shakespeare's Dog a furball of fun". Ottawa Citizen, March 22, 2008.