Joey, the Yorkshire Terrier won CPL's Best in Show Dog Show! Adopted from a rescue organization as a puppy, Joey now 5, demonstrated he had it all to take the Best in Show prize. Joey won Best Trick to qualify for Best in Show. Congratulations, Joey! You are Canton's Top Dog for 2013!
Joey shown here with his owner, ChuChu Houle, on September 14, 2013.
Best in Show contest winners from left: Bruno (German Shepherd), Coco (Sheltie mix), Joey (Yorkie), Presser (Greyhound), Ginger (bulldog), and Roxy (Great Dane) on September 14, 2013.
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
Purple Little Bird by Greg Foley
Animals home alone by Loes Riphagen
Dear Tabby by Carolyn Crimi; illustrated by David Roberts
Mini racer by Kristin Dempsey; illustrations by Bridget Strevens
Pot-bellied pigs: a complete and up-to-date guide by Dennis Kelsey-Wood
The chinchilla handbook: filled with full-color photographs by Sharon L. Vanderlip; illustrations by Michele Earle-Bridges
Cockatiels: everything about purchase, care, behavior, and health by Thomas Haupt and Julie Rach Mancini; illustrations by György Jankovics; [translated from the German by Rita Kimber]
Memoirs About Dogs — Some of these titles may also be available as books on CD or e-books and a few have been made into DVDs:
A dog for all seasons: a memoir by Patti Sherlock
Dog house: a love story by Carol Prisant
Drinking with Miss Dutchie: a memoir by Ed Breslin
Family affair by Debbie Macomber
Cupid Cats by Katie MacAlister, Vicki Lewis Thompson & Connie Brockway
Tails of wonder and imagination by edited by Ellen Datlow
The cat's meow by Emily Carmichael
The go-between by Joyce Stranger
The nine lives of Christmas by Sheila Roberts
Of cats and men: stories by Nina de Gramont
Cat daddy: what the world's most incorrigible cat taught me about life, love, and coming clean by Jackson Galaxy with Joel Derfner
Smart guide to understanding your cat by Carolyn Janik
Cat calls: wonderful stories and practical advice from a veteran cat sitter by Jeanne Adlon, Susan Logan ; foreword by Jim Davis
I am Maru by Mugumogu
Bad dog: a love story by Martin Kihn
The complete idiot's guide to positive dog training by Pamela Dennison
Dog games: stimulating play to entertain your dog and you by Christiane Blenski
Dog walks man: a six-legged odyssey by John Zeaman ; map illustrations [end papers] by Claire Zeaman
Chow hound: wholesome home cooking for your doggie by Eve Adamson
Eco dog: healthy living for your pet by Corbett Marshall & Jim Deskevich ; photographs by Aime Herring
Grrrrowlicious food for hungry dogs by Jamie Young ; photography by Derek Swallwel
Come back in the evening at 7:00 PM to hear the moving and amazing story of JoAnne Normile and how she started Canter, the racehorse rescue group, in Michigan. Normile's story is told through her book Saving Baby: How One Woman's Love for a Racehorse Led to Her Redemption. She will be available to sign copies of her starred Kirkus-reviewed book purchased at the event.