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The library is joining several community organizations and businesses to celebrate, and advocate for, man’s best friend during Doggone North Canton, August 3-9, 2014.

At the Library:

Monday, August 4 from 6-7 p.m.
North Canton Public Library
Adult Program: Paws & Prayers will explain how to get involved in fostering a rescue dog, including supplies, contacts and expectations. You might be surprised how easy it is! Register here.

Monday, August 4 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
North Canton Public Library
Meet Dee O Gee! A dalmatian/whippet mix, Dee O Gee is a certified therapy dog and will be visiting the North Canton Public Library along with her handler, Richard Grumz. Come read to Dee O Gee or speak with Mr. Grumz about certifying your pet as a therapy animal.

Tuesday, August 5 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
North Canton Public Library
Children‘s Program: Read to Sarge, the Tail-Wagging Tutor. Call 330.499.4712 x318 to sign-up for a ten-minute reading session with Sarge the Golden Retriever (adopted from GRIN).

Wednesday, August 6 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
North Canton Public Library
Adult Program: Crafter’s Corner invites you to come make an adorable no-sew dog bed. All supplies provided! Program is currently. Contact nyoder@northcantonlibrary.org to be added to the waiting list.

Wednesday, August 6 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
North Canton Public Library
Meet Dee O Gee! A dalmatian/whippet mix, Dee O Gee is a certified therapy dog and will be visiting the North Canton Public Library along with her handler, Richard Grumz. Come read to Dee O Gee or speak with Mr. Grumz about certifying your pet as a therapy animal.

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Thursday, August 7 at 10 a.m.
North Canton Public Library
Adult and Teen Program: Paws to Learn –The Stark County Dog Pound has made major improvements in the past year! Our new, progressive dog warden, and shelter veterinarian will tell us about the great work they are doing and how you can get involved! Register to attend here.

Thursday, All Day in the Children’s Department
North Canton Public Library
Visit the children’s department on the second floor for activities, coloring contest and crafts all day. Stop in any time!

Friday, August 8 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
North Canton Public Library
All Ages Program: Warm Paws Project – building dog houses for neglected dogs with Project REBUILD. Houses will be built at the library Friday and then painted and decorated at Saturday’s Adoption and Wellness Fair in Witwer Park. Completed dog houses will be donated to the Stark County Humane Society. Register here.

 

Throughout the City:

Sunday, August 3, at 1 p.m.
Downtown North Canton
Downtown Dog Walk (a program of the North Canton YMCA)
Dogs are the best exercise companions, and the North Canton YMCA encourages you to complete a one-mile group dog walk today! The group will meet in Bitzer Park and walk south toward Ro’s Custard Creations, where $1 doggie cones will be offered. Human and dog watering stations will be provided along the way at Caffe Gelato and Premier Bank & Trust. Please keep your dog leashed and keep in mind that not all dogs are social with other dogs.

Wednesday, August 6 from 5-8 p.m.
Chipotle (1462 N. Main Street near Applegrove)
Dine at the Chipotle and tell the cashier you are there to support Pawsitive Ohio, and 50 percent of your purchase price will be donated to Pawsitive Ohio!

Thursday, August 7 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
North Canton Chamber of Commerce
How much is that doggie in the window? View adoptable dogs from Save a Mom Pregnant Dog Rescue in the window of the North Canton Chamber of Commerce on Main Street. Visitors are welcome to go inside and meet the dogs.

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Saturday, August 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Witwer Park, North Canton
Join us for a multi-rescue adoption event with 10 regional dog rescues, a live remote and prizes from Mix 94.1, face painting, crafts, food trucks, vendors, spay/neuter and pet wellness resources and programs for the entire family. Click HERE for more details!