September is Responsible Dog Ownership Month! Do you love dogs or own a dog? Here are some easy ways you can be a responsible dog owner that the Progressive Dog Club of Wayne County suggest: commit to providing a loving home for the lifetime of your pet, spay or neuter your pet, keeping your pet healthy, exercising your pet regularly, keep them well-groomed, choose the right collar and get an identification tag, take your dog to obedience training and keep him or her on a leash when out and about. Check out the dog training books in the pet collection in the library.
Cesar Millan, dog behaviorist and famed star of the TV show, "The Dog Whisperer" (which is in its final 9th season on the Nat Geo WILD channel) will make an appearance for his "Trust Your Instincts" tour at the Colosseum stage at 9:00 PM on Friday, November 23 at Caesars Windsor. In his seminar, he will share his expertise on how to build a happy and healthy relationship between dog owners and their canine companions. Check out Cesar's books we have in the pet collection!
Based on the 2003 memoir by best-selling author Jon Katz, A Dog Year tells the story of a writer going through a midlife crisis who agrees to adopt a high-strung border collie with issues named Devon. Read the book or watch the movie.
Wonder what your dog is doing while you're not home? Puppy Tweets is a dog tag that attaches to your pet's collar. It sends messages via a USB receiver to your computer. You can follow your dog's Twitter feed all day long. And teach your old dog some new tricks with one of our latest books in the pet collection, 50 Tricks to Teach Your Dog.
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If you plan on getting a new dog or already have a pooch that could improve his doggie manners, check our dog training section here at the library. From puppy training to teaching an old dog new tricks we've got a wide selection of books and DVDs to help you better understand and train your dog.