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Building Calm, Confident and Caring Kids

An innovative PreK-12 social and emotional learning curriculum that highlights the unique characteristics of shelter pets to teach essential skills for academic and life success
What is the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum?

Guided by the research on resiliency, social and emotional learning, and human-animal interaction, the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum includes lesson plans and strategies to actively engage students and promote social and emotional competence, academic achievement, and awareness of the needs of shelter pets, also known as Mutt-i-grees. LEARN MORE

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Canine Companions: How Mutt-i-grees help humans grow at every age

Wish & They All Saw A Cat

What we're reading this month: Wish & They All Saw A Cat

Bixby, Oklahoma Students Eager To Change Lives In Their Community

Bixby, Oklahoma Students Eager To Change Lives In Their Community

Cooper visited the Collinsville Memorial Library, IL to teach students valuable

Cooper visited the Collinsville Memorial Library, IL to teach students valuable lessons.

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“My students were very interested in talking about their experiences with dogs. I especially liked how easy it was to relate human body language with how dogs communicate non-verbally.”
- Teacher, grades 6-8