‘Puppy Storytime’ comes to Kent Memorial Library

Lee Sohl introduced Freddy to guests at Kent Library.

Lans Christensen

‘Puppy Storytime’ comes to Kent Memorial Library

KENT — Lee Sohl, animal control officer for Kent, Sharon, Cornwall and Salisbury, brought a puppy and stories to the Kent Memorial Library Saturday, March 2.

It was the third time she had created this happy get-together with children and their companions.

The book she brought to read was, not coincidentally, Dr. Seuss’ “What Pet Should I Get.” It was also Dr Seuss’ birthday.

Before reading, she told the children that “a pet store is not the place to get your pet,” and that the publishers had included a note in the book saying the same.

Sohl brought one of her 14 dogs, Freddy, a Yorkie mix who loved receiving the attention of the children.

Freddy is a rescue therapy dog, and gets around beautifully on two legs and two wheels.

After the books, Sohl invited the kids to meet and greet Freddy.

She said, “It’s best, when you meet a new pet, let them sniff you first.”

After lots of sniffing ,there was lots of petting and smiling, happy faces on all.

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