Constance Gillom tells kids about Ike, a 13-year-old rescued dog, and how to properly treat older dogs during the Hartselle Summer Reading Program's "Dog Days of Summer" session July 17. Ninety-one kids showed up to learn about different types of dogs and how to safely interact with them.  | Joy Harris
Constance Gillom tells kids about Ike, a 13-year-old rescued dog, and how to properly treat older dogs during the Hartselle Summer Reading Program's "Dog Days of Summer" session July 17. Ninety-one kids showed up to learn about different types of dogs and how to safely interact with them. | Joy Harris

Hartselle Library’s Dog Days of Summer

Published 2:16pm Tuesday, July 23, 2013

 

The Hartselle Summer Reading Program’s “Dig in and Read” theme continued July 17 with a Dog Days of Summer session. Ninety-one kids learned about dog safety, pet care and proper treatment of different types of dogs. Friends of the library brought their own dogs to interact with the kids.

Kat Blaylock lets Pippy show off her tricks for the kids at the Hartselle Summer Reading Program's "Dog Days of Summer" session Wed., July 17. Pippy is a 10-year-old Papillon Pomeranian mix who helps pick up things dropped by her owner.  | Joy Harris
Kat Blaylock lets Pippy show off her tricks for the kids at the Hartselle Summer Reading Program’s “Dog Days of Summer” session Wed., July 17. Pippy is a 10-year-old Papillon Pomeranian mix who helps pick up things dropped by her owner. | Joy Harris
Casey Applebaum demonstrates how she cares for her bulldog puppy, Zoey. Applebaum taught the  kids in attendance about caring for a puppy.  | Joy Harris
Casey Applebaum demonstrates how she cares for her bulldog puppy, Zoey. Applebaum taught the kids in attendance about caring for a puppy. | Joy Harris
Georgia Lowman (center) is excited to pet Pippy the Papillon Pomeranian mix at the Hartselle Summer Reading Program's "Dog Days of Summer" session Wed., July 17. Kat Blaylock (far right) explained to the kids Pippy's role as a service dog who helps pick up dropped items by her owner.  | Joy Harris
Georgia Lowman (center) is excited to pet Pippy the Papillon Pomeranian mix at the Hartselle Summer Reading Program’s “Dog Days of Summer” session Wed., July 17. Kat Blaylock (far right) explained to the kids Pippy’s role as a service dog who helps pick up dropped items by her owner. | Joy Harris
Zoey, a bulldog puppy, enjoys a day at the library during the Hartselle Summer Reading Program "Dog Days of Summer" session.  Over 90 kids enjoyed the festivities at William Bradford Huie Library.  | Joy Harris
Zoey, a bulldog puppy, enjoys a day at the library during the Hartselle Summer Reading Program “Dog Days of Summer” session. Over 90 kids enjoyed the festivities at William Bradford Huie Library. | Joy Harris
Kids learn about Anna, a husky-shepard-mix rescue dog that detects migraines in her owner Michelle Blaylock before they happen. Ninety-one kids showed up for the Hartselle Summer Reading Program's "Dog Days of Summer."  | Joy Harris
Kids learn about Anna, a husky-shepard-mix rescue dog that detects migraines in her owner Michelle Blaylock before they happen. Ninety-one kids showed up for the Hartselle Summer Reading Program’s “Dog Days of Summer.” | Joy Harris

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