Tag: dogs

July 21, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Therapy dogs provide a safe, non-judgmental audience for kids to practice their reading out loud. Bring a book you’ve been working on or choose from one of ours. Read to one of our patient furry friends. This program is appropriate for ages 6-12. Space is limited, registration required. Please email aeasley@anythinklibraries.org or call 303-405-3200 to register.

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June 9, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Therapy dogs provide a safe, non-judgmental audience for kids to practice their reading out loud. Bring a book you’ve been working on or choose from one of ours. Read to one of our patient furry friends. This program is appropriate for ages 6-12. Space is limited, registration required. Please email aeasley@anythinklibraries.org or call 303-405-3200 to register.

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May 12, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Therapy dogs provide a safe, non-judgmental audience for kids to practice their reading out loud. Bring a book you’ve been working on or choose from one of ours. Read to one of our patient furry friends. This program is appropriate for ages 6-12. Space is limited, registration required. Please email aeasley@anythinklibraries.org or call 303-405-3200 to register.

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Cuteness aggression – have you ever heard of such a thing? This is the new term being given to that impulse that creeps up on us whenever we view a picture of something cute, innocent and vulnerable. (Think pictures of babies and baby animals.) It’s that impulse that makes us squeal, “Oh how cute!” and makes us want to reach out and pinch, squeeze or hug whatever it is we are looking at.

Vicktory Dog Lucas sporting his Best Friends hat

In April 2007, 51 pit bulls were seized from the Bad Newz Kennels belonging to Michael Vick. At that time, Michael Vick was the star quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons, leaving sports fans shocked and animal lovers outraged. A media frenzy ensued and the question arose: What will become of the dogs? Many people and even some animal welfare organizations wanted to follow what had been standard procedure up to that point -- euthenize them.

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