If you've ever considered adopting a new pet or simply wanted to help a pet currently in the Dubuque Humane Society, here's your chance to do both!

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The public is invited to attend a Pet Café event at the Carnegie-Stout Public Library on Locust Street in Dubuque on Saturday, October 1st from 10 a.m.-Noon. in the third-floor auditorium. Enjoy free refreshments and meet adoptable animals from the Dubuque Regional Humane Society.

 Adult Services Librarian Becky Maher-Jacobson said:

“We’re excited to partner with the DRHS for this event and help introduce community members to pets available for adoption,”. “The library will have a selection of pet-related books available to borrow for those interested in learning more about a specific breed, training, or how to be a responsible pet owner.”


Attendees to this event are encouraged to bring a donation for animals in need. Requested items include:

  • Kitten Pâté
  • Kitten Milk Powder Replacer
  • Liquid Dish Soap
  • Paper Towels
  • Bleach
  • Trash bags
  • Any type of cat or dog kibble

The mission of the Carnegie-Stout Public Library is to improve the quality of life by providing resources for individual enjoyment, enlightenment, and knowledge, and that enhance the literacy of youth. Learn more at www.carnegiestout.org.

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