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Citizenship Month Family Program With “Faithful Paws”

Dogs, cats, and rabbits are beautiful and incredible animals, but did you know that they can work as therapy pets? Have you ever wondered what therapy pets do, or how a dog, cat, or rabbit can become a therapy pet? Faithful Paws Pet Therapy is an amazing organization specialized in training animals specifically designed to administer unconditional love and therapy to adults and children in nursing homes or hospitals. We invite families and people of all ages to visit us on Tuesday, November 21 @ 2:00pm to learn more about pet therapy from Faithful Paws. 

Learn about nutrition and flea prevention for your dog

A dog's diet can depend on a variety of factors, just like a human's. Join Renee Harbaugh, Petco dog trainer, in Room 3 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 12 and learn how to make sure your dog is getting the right amount and kinds of food. Ms. Harbaugh will also discuss how to keep your dog free of fleas. Please register by contacting us at 281-484-2036 or visit our events calendar.

Summer Reading Fun!

Come join us as someone from the Loving Arms Pet Placement comes with some fostered animals and talks about responsible pet ownership. Pick up your ticket at the library at 1 pm and then join us at the Lion's Club Building across the parking lot at 2 pm for the program.This program is targeting ages 5-10.

 

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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.

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

On the Shelf: Stay

If you’re in the mood for a well-written novel filled with delightful characters, including a German Shepherd named Joe, then I highly recommend Stay by Allie Larkin.

Unforgettable Animals

 Anyone who has ever owned a pet understands how easily the cuddly critters nose their way into heart and home.  If you enjoy reading stories about animals and their human caretakers, these titles may be just what you're after:

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