Animal Lover Badge
Program Date: August 10, 6:30-8:30PM
The Best in Show Dog Show was a lot of fun! We took a lot more pictures than just these, which we'll put up soon; but for now, enjoy these snaps of our canine friends and their families as they entered or exited the show.
|Monday, August 8||Animal Clothing||Animal Lover|
|Tuesday, August 9||Crazy Hat||Entertainent|
|Wednesday, August 10||Pajamas||Dreamer|
|Thursday, August 11||Mis-match||Artist|
|Friday, August 12||Dress Like a Tourist||Traveler|
A signed registration form and other information about your pet is required if you wish to be in the show. You must present your homeowners insurance and dog's shot records to participate.
Dogs will be judged on various criteria including appearance, behavior, best trick, and best costume. Many prizes will be awarded with an overall Best in Show grand prize for the winner.
Download the registration form
Below are some ideas from our Adult and Teen Graphic Novel collections that can help you earn Connect Your Summer badges:
The original Johnson. Vol. 1 by Trevor Von Eeden
Laika by Nick Abadzis; color by Hilary Sycamore
The squirrel mother: stories by Megan Kelso
Until Tuesday: a wounded warrior and the golden retriever who saved him by Luis Carlos Montalván with Bret Witter
Drinking with Miss Dutchie: a memoir by Ed Breslin
Dogs must be licensed and vaccinated, and entrance to the park is $25 annually for Canton residents or $50 per year for non-residents. There are separate sections of the park for small and large dogs.
A grand opening celebration is planned for later in the Summer. Find out even more about the park at the Canton Patch.
[Photo courtesy of Canton Patch]
The beastly bride: tales of the animal people by edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling; introduction by Terri Windling; selected decorations by Charles Vess
Half brother by Kenneth Oppel
Pegasus by Robin McKinley
Hunting the Dragon by Peter Dixon
Wild Africa by Alex Bernasconi
Planet Arctic: life at the top of the world by Wayne Lynch
Every dog has a gift: true stories of dogs who bring hope & healing into our lives by Rachel McPherson ; with Deborah Mitchell
Hey Kids! Are you a lover of animals? If so, check out these awesome animal books and get your Animal Lover Badge.
My farm friends by Wendell Minor
Chicken, chicken, duck! by Nadia Krilanovich
Gilbert Goldfish wants a pet by Kelly DiPucchio; illustrated by Bob Shea
- Reading Assistance Dogs — July 28 and August 10, 6:30-8:30PM