Celebrate National Puppy Day!

National Puppy Day (March 23rd) is a special day to celebrate the magic and unconditional love that puppies bring to our lives. But more importantly, it’s a day to help save orphaned puppies across the globe and educate the public about the horrors of puppy mills.

For more information about National Puppy day, visit http://www.nationalpuppyday.com

Here is a small selection of puppy-related items you can find in the library:

101 Dalmatians (DVD)
Pongo and Perdita have a litter of 15 dalmatian puppies. Cruella De Vil takes a fancy to the puppies and tries to buy them from their human owners, Roger and Anita. Cruella wants to get ahold of those puppies to make herself a lovely dalmatian skin coat. Cruella hires some thugs to kidnap the puppies and hold them at an abandoned mansion. Now Pongo and Perdita must use an animal communication system to help find all the puppies.

King for a Day – Mary Tillworth
Can Marshall the dog be king for a day?

Paw Patrol (DVD)
An action-adventure preschool series starring a pack of six heroic puppies: Chase, Marshall, Rocky, Zuma, Rubble, and Skye, who are led by a tech-savvy ten-year-old boy named Ryder.

Dixie – Grace Gilman
Dixie the puppy plays with Emma every day after school until Emma starts memorizing her lines for the school play.

Air Buddies (DVD)
Here’s the delightful tale of teamwork and adventure your whole family will love! Air Bud is the proud father of five adorable puppies – with an unbelievable secret: They can talk!

This is the Dog – Sheryl McFarlane
After breaking loose, a little dog leaves chaos in its wake as it races through the streets to a local beach, grabbing snacks from vendors and bystanders, wreaking havoc with a fisherman’s haul and splattering drool and cookie crumbs on a teacher’s papers. Will our poor heroine ever catch up with her freewheeling canine? Or will someone – or something – else put a stop to this puppy’s crime spree?

Oogy – Larry Levin
A heartwarming story of a puppy brought back from the brink of death, and the family he adopted

The Art of Raising a Puppy – The Monks of New Skete
For more than 30 years the Monks of New Skete have been among America’s most trusted authorities on dog training, canine behavior, and the animal/human bond. The Monks of New Skete offer sage and practical advice on the rewards and responsibilities of sharing your life with a canine friend.

Puppy Bible – Claire Arrowsmith & Alison Smith
A guide for new puppy owners, arranged week-by-week, that considers the many steps that must be taken to raise a well-adjusted, healthy dog.

-Claire

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