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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 Collection, Call number: YA 921 RIT

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 Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, 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

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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KEN

Barnes, Jennifer (Jennifer Lynn)

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BAR

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 Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE MAN

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

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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Okimoto, Jean Davies.

Summary: With the help of a hearing-impaired man, a little dog finally manages to graduate from a training school for hearing dogs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1995

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE OKI

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, 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 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

3 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

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

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION HUN

Millan, Cesar

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A man tries to live a normal life despite the fact that he sometimes turns into a sheepdog.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2006

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Watson, Tom

Summary: Stick Dog and his feral friends are looking for relief on a very hot day--and this time they have their eyes on an ice cream truck.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC WAT

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC WAT

Bluemel Oldfield, Dawn.

Summary: "Beginning readers will learn all about the brave and loyal dogs that won't let anything keep them from getting the job done! From chasing after criminals to sniffing out explosives, police dogs are hard at work keeping people safe and protecting their police officer handlers."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bearport Publishing 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 636.7 BLU

Luke, Melinda

Summary: Discusses the evolution of dogs, the acuteness of their senses, their ability to learn new tasks, and the many ways that they are helpful to humans, such as serving as helpers for disabled persons and working as police dogs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2001

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR BLUE LUK

Pennypacker, Sara

Summary: "Waylon and Baxter share in the care of a stray dog, Dumpster Eddy"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC PEN

Ventura, Marne

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 636.7 VEN

Enderle, Adrienne

Summary: Malcolm and Dandy are about to hunt down a ghost when they realize they have a bigger problem on their hands. Their beloved ghost dog, Spooky, is missing! The boys set out to find their precious pooch. But things get hairy as they visit a pet cemetery, investigate an animal shelter, and track down Spooky's dognapper. Can they save their furry friend?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hutchinson, Tim

Summary: Dylan the dog is sniffing, searching and chasing all sorts of animals and objects, but his biggest goal of the day is to find the big fat cat that lives next. door Will he succeed?" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pinwheel Books 2013

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