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Niles District Library to host Pup-A-Palooza

Published 4:57pm Sunday, May 20, 2012

Adoption Drive 3-7 PM with rescue groups including: South Bend Animal Care & Control, Dream Paws Rescue,
Great Lakes Greyhound, and Animal Aid of SWMI. Tents provided by St. Mary’s Boy Scout Troop #579

Raising a Future Assistance Dog @ 4pm

Join us for a discussion with Madison Warren, a volunteer with Canine Companions for Independence®, on her experiences raising puppies that go on from her home to training as assistance dogs.  CCI provides highly-trained assistance dogs for children and adults with disabilities, free of charge. “The most advanced technology capable of transforming the lives of people with disabilities has a cold nose and a warm heart!”

Healthy Feeding for Life @ 5 PM

Start your pet off right and they’ll longer and healthier lives. Presented by Mike from
South Bend Animal Care & Control

Puppy Socialization and Training Overview @ 6 PM

Presented by Shake Waggle and Roll “School for Dogs”

Their Mission:   To provide you with the necessary skills to teach your dogs everything they need to know and everything you want them to learn in order to live life in the human world and be safe, happy, functioning members of your family.

June 9, 2012:

Adoption Drive 1-5 PM

With local rescue groups including: South Bend Animal Care & Control, Dream Paws Rescue, Great Lakes Greyhound, and Animal Aid of SWMI. Tents provided by St. Mary’s Boy Scout Troop #579

Making Snacks for your Puppy @ 1PM

Presented by Pavlov’s Pet Treats  (Prize Provider)

Pavlov’s makes gourmet, hand-crafted treats for dogs using human-grade ingredients such as stoneground whole wheat flour, fresh veggies and herbs. “At Pavlov’s, we make gourmet treats for dogs using only the best ingredients, and we make them by hand, making sure each one has just a little bit of love inserted because we believe dogs deserve all the love they can get.” This hands-on workshop will show you how to share the love at home!

Pet First Aid @ 2PM

When do you need to call the vet? What hidden or unknown dangers to your pets may be in your home? Mike with South Bend Animal Care and Control will be here to provide guidance and answer your questions.

Doggie Photo Sessions @ 3PM

Come have that adorable little face captured by a professional photographer! Check our webpage @ www.nileslibrary.com for more details.

Canine Costume Contest @ 3:30

Dress up and parade or come be one of the ‘Pupparazzi’! There will be prizes… and we may even have a red carpet!
Check our webpage @ www.nileslibrary.com for more details.

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