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Anything is Paws-ible

Posted 03/12/21 by Hannah G

At the Library we are all about lifelong learning – it’s even right there in our mission statement! In fact, our mission statement specifically says that we strive to “inspire lifelong learning,” and being with dogs can do just that. My dogs have taught me about the importance of perseverance (just gotta get in the trash can, no matter what!), being a good friend (even if it means my 90-pound boxer sitting on top of me), and demonstrating courage in the face of adversity (someday, they WILL catch that squirrel, despite the fence!).

The resources below can teach us a little bit more about our humanity, dog behavior, and lifelong learning (and that there’s always time for an old dog to learn a new trick!). So, if you’re ready to chase the proverbial squirrel, read on!

Fiction

Cover of The Mountaintop School for Dogs and Other Second Chances: A Novel

The Mountaintop School for Dogs and Other Second Chances: A Novel

eBook   |   hoopla eAudiobook   |   hoopla eBook
Cover of Biloxi: A Novel

Biloxi: A Novel

eBook   |   Large Print
Cover of The Friend

The Friend

eBook   |   eAudiobook
Cover of A Boy and His Dog at the End of the World

A Boy and His Dog at the End of the World

Large Print
Cover of A Dog’s Promise

A Dog’s Promise

Cover of The Love Story of Missy Carmichael: A Novel

The Love Story of Missy Carmichael: A Novel

Nonfiction

Cover of No Ordinary Dog: My Partner from the Seal Teams to the Bin Laden Raid

No Ordinary Dog: My Partner from the Seal Teams to the Bin Laden Raid

Cover of Our Dogs, Ourselves: The Story of a Singular Bond

Our Dogs, Ourselves: The Story of a Singular Bond

Large Print
Cover of The Meaning of Woof: What Your Dog Really Thinks!

The Meaning of Woof: What Your Dog Really Thinks!

Cover of New Life, No Instructions: A Memoir

New Life, No Instructions: A Memoir

eBook   |   eAudiobook   |   Book on CD
Cover of Weekends with Daisy

Weekends with Daisy

Cover of Bad Dog: A Love Story

Bad Dog: A Love Story

Picture Books

Cover of Bob the Railway Dog : The True Story of an Adventurous Dog

Bob the Railway Dog : The True Story of an Adventurous Dog

Cover of As Warm as the Sun

As Warm as the Sun

Cover of Anxious Charlie to the Rescue

Anxious Charlie to the Rescue

Cover of Cat Dog Dog: The Story of a Blended Family

Cat Dog Dog: The Story of a Blended Family

Cover of The Very, Very, Very Long Dog

The Very, Very, Very Long Dog

eBook   |   eAudiobook   |   DVD
Cover of Dogs!

Dogs!

No matter what season in life you may be experiencing, dogs provide us a unique way to look at the world and learn something – maybe about ourselves, maybe about others, maybe about something else entirely. And, if there are dogs involved in my lifelong learning journey, then I’m all about that car ride… as long as it doesn’t include the vet’s office!

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