Grant Rocks the Parade

This is where to talk about Pit Bulls!

Postby odnarb » July 26th, 2009, 11:13 pm

This weekend was our town's summer festival, Pioneer Days. The library had a float advertising our "Tales with Tails" program, starring Grant the Dog. It was a ton of fun! Three other employees and I rode with a couple of kids and Grant. The kids were supposed to pretend to read to Grant, but they were having more fun throwing the candy. It was heartwarming to hear kids watching the parade yelling "Look, it's Grant!" "It's the Library Dog!" or "Hi, Grant!" Not bad for a big, scary Pit Bull.

I was busy and didn't get a lot of pictures, and my husband didn't take a ton, but here are a few.

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

I also got a short blip to talk on the radio Friday morning to talk about the program. We are already getting lots more people in the library to see the "Reading Dog," and I think that a lot are surprised to find that he's not a Golden Retriever. We have Dawn's "American Pit Bull Terriers: Fact or Fiction" book prominently on display.

I think things are going well :)

One of Grant's area behind the circulation desk...

Image
Aimee
Grant the Library Dog
Harry the Hellhound
http://www.odnarb.com
User avatar
odnarb
Loyally Bully
 
Posts: 556
Location: Spencer, IA

Postby kera09 » July 26th, 2009, 11:22 pm

thats awesome!
duge, ava, lulu and martini's momma :)
User avatar
kera09
Hyper Adolescent Bully
 
Posts: 318
Location: rochester

Postby Malli » July 27th, 2009, 3:54 am

totally awesome. I commend your work in promoting the breed and its image :) AND Grant helps kids learn to read!!
I can only please one person per day. Today is not your day, tomorrow doesn't look good either.
_______________________________________
"You didn't know of the magical powers of the break stick? It's up there with genies and Harry Potter as far as magic levels go." SisMorphine 01/07/07
User avatar
Malli
E-I-E-I-O!
 
Posts: 6341
Location: CANADA EH?

Postby Pit♥bull » July 27th, 2009, 4:34 am

:) What an ambassador :)
Pit♥bull
Supremely Bully
 
Posts: 1207

Postby pitbullmamaliz » July 27th, 2009, 7:28 am

That is so awesome! What a fun thing to do! And Grant's looking handsome as ever. :)
"Remember - every time your dog gets somewhere on a tight leash *a fairy dies and it's all your fault.* Think of the fairies." http://www.positivepetzine.com"

http://www.pitbullzen.com
http://inaradog.wordpress.com
User avatar
pitbullmamaliz
Working out in the buff causes chafing
 
Posts: 15437
Location: Cleveland, OH

Postby TheRedQueen » July 27th, 2009, 8:38 am

Grant is looking studly! Inara is quite taken with his good looks...she wants to come read to him. ;)

What a great job you're both doing! 8)
"I don't have any idea if my dogs respect me or not, but they're greedy and I have their stuff." -- Patty Ruzzo

"Dogs don't want to control people. They want to control their own lives." --John Bradshaw
User avatar
TheRedQueen
I thought I lost my Wiener... but then I found him.
 
Posts: 7184
Location: Maryland

Postby Jenn » July 27th, 2009, 11:10 am

:clap:
I used to think I was indecisive, but now I'm not so sure....
User avatar
Jenn
undecided
 
Posts: 11382
Location: TX


Return to Pit Bull Talk

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Majestic-12 [Bot]

cron