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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

What's New
Downloadable Emotion Cards

NEW! Downloadable emotion cards depicting dogs feeling happy, excited, angry, silly, frustrated and more. Use them as posters, or in conjunction with various lessons.

PAWS and BEE Kind

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

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

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

Helping Students, One Dog at a Time

Helping Students, One Dog at a Time

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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