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In California: Two Ambassadors and One Great Dog Steal the Show on Hallmark Channel

On March 31, two of our National Student Mutt-i-grees Ambassadors sat down to discuss their experience in the program. With the help of a canine veteran of the Curriculum, the students connected the dots between humans and animals.

Oklahoma MUTTS Club Cheers for Kitten Bowl IV

Adopt a Cat or Dog Right Now”

Oklahomans take football seriously, so when it came to gearing up for Kitten Bowl IV, the MUTTS Club at Curtis Inge Middle School in Noble, Okla., had no trouble getting into the game.

PAWS and BEE Kind - A Mutt-i-grees® Lesson for February and Beyond

Students and teachers at the Fenton Primary Center, in Pacoima, Calif., celebrated the approach of Valentine’s Day with a weeklong Mutt-i-grees® event called “Hearts for Happy Hounds,” focusing on fun, kindness, and fundraising. The Center, a TK-6 grade campus, is part of the Fenton Avenue Charter School network in the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area, one of the Curriculum’s pioneer sites.

Poetry + Perseverance = Making a Mutt-i-grees® Difference in Oklahoma

Mutt-i-grees® poets from the Curtis Inge Middle School, in Noble, Okla., stepped to the microphone last October to share their innermost thoughts and hopes about the pets in their lives. The results? Tears, cheers, and pie.

Yes, pie.

Helping Students, One Dog at a Time

In partnership with the NYC Department of Education, the Mutt-i-grees program kickoff was a huge success! Research has proven that the human-animal bond enhances students’ social and emotional competence by reinforcing skills such as empathy, cooperation, and ethical decision-making. The launch of this cutting edge initiative linking children and shelter pets will not only save more pet’s lives but improve children’s social and academic development.

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