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Where the Teacher’s Pet Sleeps in a Dog Bed

The exciting new Comfort Dog Program, launched in collaboration with the New York City Dept. of Education, was featured in The New York Times!

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The Mutt-i-grees Curriculum is one of the leading SEL programs!

The Wallace Foundation just published their long-awaited report, Navigating SEL from the Inside Out: Looking Inside & Across 25 Leading SEL Programs. We're thrilled to be one of the programs featured. The report is designed to help schools and OST organizations better understand the content of SEL approaches within and across a wide variety of programs that can be used with elementary school-aged children.

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In Manhattan, New York: Discovering the Library Next Door

Despite the engaging programs that public libraries offer, these repositories of knowledge are often underappreciated and underused. One school in New York has found a way to get students more involved in their local library by implementing the Mutt-i-grees® Curriculum into their activities.

In Connecticut: Stepping Up to Save Shelter Pets

A Connecticut children’s museum has discovered that, thanks to the Mutt-i-grees® Curriculum, a visit to the museum can teach kids a lot about shelter pets, while encouraging them to become activists and advocates for rescue.

In Missouri: What’s Happening Is...Well..."EPIC!"

In 2013, the EPIC Coalition, a nonprofit in Port Girardeau, Mo., wanted to develop a program using the power of the human-animal bond to help kids develop the skills to resist the pitfalls of drug and substance abuse. That’s when the Coalition discovered the Mutt-i-grees® Curriculum…and EPIC Pals was born.