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The Fun and Exciting World of Working with Animals 2023


Jan 12 - Jun 15

3:30pm - 4:30pm

Roxbury Branch


The Animal Rescue League will be stopping by the Roxbury Branch for a 6-part animal education series. Sessions last 1-hour and will cover various shelter-related topics such as veterinary care, animal behavior, animal training, the life of an animal shelter worker and more! This series is perfect for little ones who love our furry (and feathery) friends.

  • January 12 at 3:30 pm: What Language Do Dogs Speak? (Animal Behavior/Training)

  • February 16 at 3:30 pm: Paw & Order: Be Kind to Animals (Humane Law Enforcement)

  • March 16 at 3:30 pm: Do Cats Visit the Doctor Too? (Veterinary Medicine)

  • April 13 at 3:30 pm: What Happens Inside of an Animal Shelter? (Animal Shelter Worker)

  • May 11 at 3:30 pm: How to Catch a Tiny Tiger (Community Cats)

  • June 15 at 3:30 pm: Amazing Animal Rescues (Field Services)

Books You May Love...

The following stories are geared towards younger readers and families who love picture books.

The Great Puppy Invasion
Pick a Pup (Reading Stars)
Spare Dog Parts
Frankie Gets a Doggie

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