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Ventura, Marne

Summary: Describes the job service dogs do, what makes a good service dog, and the places they work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 636.7 VEN

Ritland, Mike.

Summary: "Trident K9 Warriors gave readers an inside look at the SEAL teams' elite K9 warriors--who they are, how they are trained, and the extreme missions they undertake to save lives. From detecting explosives to eliminating the bad guys, these powerful dogs are also some of the smartest and highest skilled working animals on the planet. Mike Ritland's job is to train them.This special edition...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 RIT

Papp, Lisa

Summary: Madeline Finn and Star are off to Walker Oaks, a retirement community where Star will take his tests to become a therapy dog. Accompanied by Mom, Mrs. Dimple, and Bonnie the library dog, she and Star make their way through a variety of challenges and meet several new friends. But Madeline Finn can't stop thinking about an elderly man in a wheelchair who never smiles. Is there something she and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, Inc. 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD PAP

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: JE CD Fiction Papp 2020

Cameron, W. Bruce

Summary: Toby, an unusually calm beagle puppy, finds his purpose when Mona and her mother adopt him and teach him to be a therapy dog at a nursing home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tom Doherty Associates 2019

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Pilbeam, Rosie.

Summary: The definitive dog-owner's guide with up-to-date breeds, nutrition, care, step-by-step training techniques, and dog sports.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lorenz Books 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.7 PIL

Raven, Margot Theis.

Summary: "A stray dog named Rags befriends a U.S. soldier in Paris, France, during WWI. Rags traveled with the troops carrying messages from the front line to the back. His loyalty kept him by his owner's side until Sergeant Donovan died at the base hospital in Chicago"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.4 RAV

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.4 RAV

Miles, Ellen

Summary: At Loon Lake Park, Charles and his Cub Scout friends are told that a dog has been abandoned in the parking lot. Louie, a not-so-small Newfoundland puppy, is quickly taken in and cared for by the group. Can Charles and his friends find Louie a perfect, and roomy, forever home?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED PP MIL

Miles, Ellen

Summary: "While walking in a snowstorm, Lizzie sees two dark eyes and a little black nose. It's Spirit, a white German shepherd puppy! Spirit's owners found new homes for all of his brothers and sisters, but they still don't have a place for him. Can Lizzie find a forever home for this helpful little pup?"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic, Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED PP MIL

Miles, Ellen

Summary: Charles and his family foster Miki, a Bichon Frise puppy whose former owner taught her to dance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE MIL

Barnes, Jennifer (Jennifer Lynn)

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: When a little girl is lost in a 750,000-acre national park, a family of search-and-rescue professionals reunites and three generations of secrets are uncovered.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Man-Kong, Mary

Summary: A book about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

2 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR PURPLE KON

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR Purple Man-Kong 2016

Mason, Jane B.

Summary: After Ember is saved from a house fire, she is brought to the Sterling family, who run a ranch that trains rescue dogs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC MAS

McDonald, Megan

Summary: When a puppy who is being trained as a police dog goes missing, third-grader Judy forms a detective agency to solve the mystery, imitating her literary heroine, Nancy Drew.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Morgan, Judy

Summary: "Dr Judy Morgan has a passion for healing her patients with whole foods, minimizing medications and chemicals, allowing the body to heal from within. In this book she explains, in understandable language, how to utilize Traditional Chinese Medicine food therapy to keep your dog naturally healthy. Making food for your dog doesn't have to be complicated; it can cost less than buying prescription...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thirty Six Paws Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.7 MOR

Andrus, Aubre

Summary: Whether you brought home a puppy who needs to learn how to walk on a leash or you're trying to teach an old dog some new tricks, this guide covers it all, including more than 40 different training activities. With tips from veterinarian Dr. Gary Weitzman, you can take your dog through basic training and problem-solving exercises, and teach the pup some paws-itively amazing acrobatics. And if...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 636.7 AND

Kensky, Jessica

Summary: Rescue thought he'd grow up to be a Seeing Eye dog -- it's the family business, after all. When he gets the news that he's better suited to being a service dog, he's worried that he's not up to the task. Then he meets Jessica, a girl whose life is turning out differently than the way she'd imagined it, too. Now Jessica needs Rescue by her side to help her accomplish everyday tasks. And it turns...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KEN

Furstinger, Nancy

Summary: Modern wars recruit more than just human soldiers. Our canine companions also serve in the line of duty and under fire, whether helping police protect our home turf or accompanying soldiers on missions abroad. Readers will cheer for the hero dogs featured in this collection, profiled with stunning photos and inspiring tales of bravery, friendship, heroism, and devotion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 636.7 FUR

Maker, Martha

Summary: "Emily is desperate to get a puppy. She's worked really hard to convince her parents that she's ready, and they've finally agreed! Their trip to the rescue center, however, does not go as planned. No sooner is Emily surrounded by precious pups than she--ah-ahh-CHOOOO!-realizes she's allergic! Emily is devastated. Luckily, her creative friends have the perfect solution to cheer her up." --Back...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE MAK

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE MAK

Stamper, Judith Bauer.

Summary: Describes how dogs can help recapture exotic pets that have been released into the wild, locate endangered animals for tagging, and identify smugglers at airports.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bearport Pub. 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 636.7 STA

Summary: A dog's purpose can extend beyond a companionship role as man's best friend to a functional one that comes with great purpose and responsibility. This fascinating documentary series explores the history, training and duties of working dogs and the integral role they serve to assist mankind. This series follows the dogs through 7 episodes: 1. Wolves become dogs; 2. Dogs move into the stage and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY DOG

Hunter, Erin

Summary: "The traitor behind the sabotage and divisions within the Wild Pack has been unmasked, and one final confrontation will decide whether the Pack survives"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC HUN

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION HUN

Miles, Ellen

Summary: Meeting an untrained English cream golden retriever while on a beach vacation at the Fair Harbor Inn, Charles Peterson and his pet-fostering family work to teach the rambunctious pup what she needs to learn to find a permanent home. Includes tips for travelling with your dog.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED PP

Millan, Cesar

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Looks at the positive effects that having and training dogs has on their owners, and shares personal stories of how the dogs in his life have given him important lessons in respect, confidence, resilience, and authenticity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2017

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Pearson, Marie

Summary: This title introduces young dog lovers to the sport of dog agility, covering everything from the history of the sport to conditioning, training, and competing. The title features informative sidebars, exciting photos, a photo diagram, and a glossary. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: SportsZone, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 636.7 PEA

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