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.

Featured Pet Titles

Open “ASK ANNA : Advice for the Furry and Forlorn” in catalog ASK ANNA : Advice for the Furry and Forlorn Open “BESPOTTED : my family's love affair with thirty-ei…” in catalog BESPOTTED : my family's love affair with thirty-ei… Open “DOGS IN CARS” in catalog DOGS IN CARS Open “DOGS UNLEASHED.” in catalog DOGS UNLEASHED. Open “TOP DOG : the story of marine hero Lucca” in catalog TOP DOG : the story of marine hero Lucca
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Recent Pets Posts

hiking with your dog

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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New Pet DVD’s

If you are looking for videos that are entertaining and informative, check out the Pets Neighborhood.

Jackson Galaxy

Cat Daddy

Jackson Galaxy, host of the Animal Planet show My Cat from Hell, has written a memoir which tells about how he went from drug addict to cat trainer extraordinaire.


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