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Operation Delta Dog @ the Nevins Library

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Operation Delta Dog @ the Nevins Library

November 15,  2016 from 7:00 PM—8:00 PM

How do dogs become service dogs?
How do these service dogs help Veterans’?

Find out this and more when
Operation Delta Dog visits Nevins Library.

Click here to register

Peaked your interest?  Click here for the Operation Delta Dog website and read/view more about service dogs with these suggested titles at your local library.

Service Dogs:  a guide to choosing and training your own service dog by Dee Bogetti (Non-Fiction)

 

Through a Dog’s Eyes (DVD – PBS Documentary)
Follows the inspiring stories of people with disabilities as they experience the heartwarming and sometimes challenging process of being matched with and receiving a service dog.

 

Weekends with Daisy by Sharron Kahn Luttrell (Non-Fiction)
A volunteer service dog trainer discusses her relationships with an endearing yellow Labrador puppy and its felon partner in the Prison PUP program, describing coming to terms with the inmate’s past and the program’s requirement to release the dog after training.

 

Service Dogs by Linda Tagliaferro (Children’s Non-Fiction)
Describes the history, selection, training, and accomplishments of different dogs who help people with medical problems.

 

Primal Force by D.D. Ayres (Adult Fiction)
Jori Garrison trains dogs for Warrior Wolf Pack, which provides service animals for disabled veterans.  She just wants to live her life in peace with her beloved dogs. No men, no complications. But it’s hard to play it cool when a lethally hot male is on her tail–and the attraction is fierce, mutual, and dangerous.

 

 Until Tuesday:  a wounded warrior and the golden retriever who saved him by Luis Carlos Montalván
(Non-Fiction)
Shares the inspiring story of how a sensitive golden retriever emerged from a difficult past as a prison pet and trainee at a home for troubled youths to become a dedicated service animal to the author, a decorated and traumatized Iraq War veteran.

 

A Lowcountry Christmas by Mary Alice Munroe (Adult Fiction)
Young Miller McClellan struggles with his older brother’s return from the war with PTSD and his family’s financial difficulties, a situation that escalates over the holiday season when Miller becomes lost in the woods at the side of his brother’s service dog.
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