From Great Danes to guppies, horses to hamsters, pets come in all shapes and sizes. Whether your pet has fur, feathers or scales, the new Pets Neighborhood has the information you need to choose and care for your companion. Designed to bring together all relevant resources, the Pets Neighborhood is a one-stop place for up-to-date and useful information for pet owners or those considering owning a pet.

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Recent Pets Posts

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Pet Safety Program at the Library

Find out how to keep your dog or cat safe year round.

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Helping People and Pets

It’s the time of year when donation requests start pouring in from nonprofit organizations, including animal shelters and pet rescue groups. Here are some fun events you (and your dog!) can participate in to help raise money for your favorite charity: October 1 – 7 is National Walk Your Dog Week.  Walk with your dog, meet new people, get fresh air exercise, […]

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Hiking With Your Dog

Break the dog walking routine this summer.


Adopted Zoo Animals: Bumi and Athena

Meet Bumi, a Bornean Orangutan who resides at the Topeka Zoo and is one of Library staff’s adopted animals!  Bumi was born at the Zoo and will soon celebrate his first birthday on February 25. How much do you know about Bornean Orangutans? –Orangutans live in the tropical rainforest on the Southeast Asian Islands of Sumatra and Borneo. They are the […]


How to Choose the Right Dog

A certified dog trainer offers advice for choosing your canine companion. Discover the ways the library can help you narrow your choice and live happily ever after with your new pup.


All I want for Christmas

I want a dog or cat for Christmas.  How many have you seen this on your child’s wish list? Though I’m one to say every child needs a pet, this is one time of the year I would say wait.  The Holidays can be a very stressful time of year for two legged creatures and […]

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