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Owning and Caring for Pets: Fun facts and more

Other Great Interesting Information

  • The Clinton Cooperative Extension website contains great emergency preparedness tips and information for animals and pets.
  • Although some animals are not pets, they are utilized to help individuals such as in adaptive horse riding,  therapy donkeys, and service animals.  
  • The State of New York has a great document that explains the definition of a service animal.
  • Dogs are often used in libraries to promote reading as well as in schools to help with stress reduction.
  • One way to learn more about all the different dog breeds is on the American Kennel Club's dog breed website.


Although these pets are actually working, we all know that animals sometimes play "roles" in movies.  You may want to check out some of  these movies on the CEFLS catalog.  Here are just a few you can look up.


The Wizard of Oz

Beethoven's Big Break

Benji's Big Adventure

The Legend of Rin Tin Tin

Because of Winn-Dixie


The Peanuts Movie

(we know Snoopy is a fictitious dog, but...)

Did you know....

Here a few more fun and interesting facts about pets.

Do you know the origin of the idiom It's raining Cats and Dogs