dogs

Spooky for Spot

Howl'O'Ween at the Dog ParkIt's that time again.  It's time for Howl'O'Ween at the City of Katy Dog Park (located behind the library) on Saturday, October 25 from 9:00-11:00am. There will be games, activities, and a costume contest.  The cost of entry is one bag of dog food for the local shelter.

Pick a Winner

Complete Guide to Dog BreedsPets bring so much to a person's life.  Make sure if you're planning to get a dog, look for one that matches your lifestyle, family, and personality.

Paws in the Park

Dog funBring your pooch this Saturday morning (5/03) to the City Of Katy's Paws in the Park - taking place in the Dog Park behind the library.  The event runs from 9:00am - 11:00am and includes pet registration and photography.  Admission is one can/bag of dog food per dog which will be donated to a local shelter.  Let Spot have fun while doing good for his fellow canines.

Snap Mobile Clinic

On February 21 the Snap Mobile Clinic rolled into the Aldine Library's parking lot and started taking in animals at 6:30am. The veterinarians preformed surgeries on Aldine's pets all day long until it was pick up time at 5:30pm. Please click on the following links to find out more information about: Houston Snap, the Mobile Clinic, and the Mobile Clinic's schedule.  Check out some photos of the animals Snap was able to care for that day:

 

What is He Trying to Tell Me?

What Dogs WantDo you ever look at your dog and wish he could just speak English??? Arden Moore put together a book of 100 of your dog's most common postures, expressions, sounds, and actions: What Dogs Want. Even better, you get expert advice from veterinarians on whether or not they're even worth a response. It's like a Dog-English dictionary.  

Hardworking Pups

International Assistance Dog Week began five years ago as a way to honor the hardworking pups in our midst and to raise awareness of their contributions to both individuals and society. This year, IADW is celebrated August 4 - 10.

Read these books and find out how these incredible pooches change lives through their intelligence, obedience, and hard work:

 

War Dogs

Military animals have been used in various wars and conquests throughout time. Alexander the Great made use of elephants. War pigeons were popular in WWII to ferry messages across enemy lines. And, of course, horses have been used in both ancient and modern warfare.

Dogs have also seen their share of war combat over time. Ancient Greek writings tell of their presence in various conflicts. Many countries still use canines today in both combat and peacetime missions.

Read about a few modern military dogs and their handlers in these gripping accounts:

Owner's Manual for Your Pet

Cat Owner's ManualDog Owner's ManualMy favorite pet health books come from Dr. Bruce Fogle and DK Publishing

Take a "Paws" @ Katy Library


With the advent of beautiful fall weather, there’s no better time than the present to take your furry pal to the dog park on Franz Road, right next door to Katy Library. If you don’t have a dog yet, or Fido needs to brush up on his manners before he can go to the park, stop by Katy Library and peruse our resources for dog owners.

 

Howl-a-Ween at the Dog Park

Wizard dog from www.clker.comDoes Spot look smashing in his wizard costume?  Bring him on October 27th at 6:00pm to the annual Howl-a-Ween at the City of Katy Dog Park, located directly behind the library.  Admission is one bag of dog food to be donated to a local shelter.  For more information, call the Parks & Recreation office at 281-391-4840.

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