International Dog Day
Everyone knows Librarians love cats, but we are an open-minded and inclusive lot here at Edinburgh Napier and our homes are open to not just fluffy felines but delightful dogs too! Here we showcase some of our Librarian’s gorgeous pups.
So come meet a few of our Staff’s Dogs!
Dogs of the Library
First up is Bertie. Bertie’s human is Keith our Business school subject Librarian. Learn more about your subject librarians here. Bertie is 9 and a half and is a bearded/border collie. His hobbies include chasing squirrels at the park and barking at seagulls (and anything else really…). He loves being outside, sleeping in the garden, climbing hills, going for a dook in the sea and carrying sticks. He’s also a big softy who likes getting his tummy rubbed. Dislikes include fireworks and he is always unsure after he’s had his haircut. Aren’t we all Bertie?
Our next woof is Luna. Luna is part of Vivienne’s animal team, along with Smudge and Tigger the cats. She is a chihuahua/Jack Russell cross and is a rescue dog. She enjoys a good peer out of the window to check out what is going on and eating her food. Sounds like she knows what she likes. She doesn’t like Smudge so much sadly, but we can’t all like everyone so fair enough Luna.
And finally, it is my honour to introduce the newest member of the dog club here at the Library, Tess. Tess is shown pensively looking into the distance contemplating the inherent tragedy of the squeaky chew toy (perishing in fulfilling its purpose — why, oh why?). Tess is a Soft-coated Wheaten Terrier, eleven years old, she is very excitable and loving, and enjoys eating chicken slices and receiving lower back scratches above all else. Dislikes include thunder, postal services of all kinds, and, of course, cats (both the species and the musical). Thanks to Rob for letting us know about the wonderful Tess. She sounds like quite a character! [note: Although Rob no longer works here at Edinburgh Napier he, and his lovely dog Tess will always be part of our family!]
So there is a quick snapshot of a few of the gorgeous pups our Librarians are lucky enough to have.
Resources for International Dog Day
You can learn more about animals and Veterinary medicine by using Librarysearch.napier.ac.uk
Not a Dog person? Prefer our feline friends? Check out our article on Cats of the Library here.
By Juliet Kinsey (and the wonderful pet people of the Library)