Today is National Dog Day

Today’s the day we honor “Man’s Best Friend.”  If you want more information on the most popular pet in the United States, check out the National Dog Day website (http://www.nationaldogday.com/).

Marley and Me

Marley & me [DVD-videorecording]

Film Comedy Marley

Marley & Me is a memoir of Philadelphia Inquirer columnist John Grogan's life with his yellow Labrador retriever. It's the heartwarming and unforgettable story of a family in the making and the wondrously neurotic dog who taught them what really matters in life.

Story of Edgar Sawtelle

The story of Edgar Sawtelle [CD-sound recording] / David Wroblewski

CD Audio Books F Wro

A Hamlet-style tale that also celebrates the ancient alliance between humans and dogs follow the coming-of-age of speech-disabled Wisconsin youth Edgar, who bonds with three yearling canines and struggles to prove that his sinister uncle is responsible for his father's death.

My boyfriends' dogs : the tales of Adam and Eve and Shirley / Dandi Daley Mackall

My boyfriends' dogs : the tales of Adam and Eve and Shirley / Dandi Daley Mackall

YF Mackall, D. 

Finding refuge from a rainstorm in an after-hours diner, Bailey Daley sits in a soaked prom gown and relates the stories of how she acquired each of her three dogs at the end of three relationships that didn't quite work out.

Dog fancy

Dog fancy [Magazine]

DOG FANCYis devoted to the care and enjoyment of all dogs - purebreds and mixed breeds alike.

The genius of dogs : how dogs are smarter than you think / Brian Hare and Vanessa Woods

The genius of dogs : how dogs are smarter than you think / Brian Hare and Vanessa Woods

636.7083 Har

Learn how canine pets have significantly higher levels of intelligence than previously believed, demonstrating how domestication has rendered dogs friendlier and better able to communicate and problem-solve.

Every Day is Dog's Day
 

Every day's a dog's day : a year in poems / Marilyn Singer

J 811.54 Sin 

A lighthearted treasury of canine-themed poems presents a year's worth of seasons and holidays as experienced by dogs and celebrates such special occasions as Hole Digging Day and the dreaded Visit to the Vet Day.

Police dogs = Perros policías / by Rosie Albright

Police dogs = Perros policías / by Rosie Albright

Children's Foreign Language Spanish E 636.73 Alb

Introduces police dogs and the K-9 units to which they belong, describes their training, and explains the many important jobs they do.

The art of racing in the rain / Garth Stein

The art of racing in the rain / Garth Stein

F Stein, G. 

Evaluating his life on the eve of his death, atypical canine Enzo considers the sacrifices his master, Denny Swift, has made in his pursuit of becoming a professional race car driver, and the dog's own efforts to preserve the Swift family.

Why do dogs like balls? more than 200 canine quirks, curiosities, and conundrums revealed / D. Caroline Coile and Margaret H. Bonham

 Why do dogs like balls? more than 200 canine quirks, curiosities, and conundrums revealed / D. Caroline Coile and Margaret H. Bonham

636.7 Coi

Do dogs believe pictures of dogs are real? Why do dogs turn in a circle before they lie down? Can you trust someone your dog hates?Dog owners have questions; here are the answers to more than 200 of them, provided by two of the most knowledgeable writers in the field. This book is fun to read, eye-opening, and filled with important facts that every fan of Fido should know.

Hotel for Dogs

Hotel for dogs [DVD-videorecording]

DVD JF Hot 

When two orphans, living with foster parents who don't allow pets, keep secretly caring for their dog discover stray dogs in an abandoned hotel, they fix up the building and get help from their friends to run the new shelter.

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