Monthly Archives: April 2019

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Social-Emotional Learning & the Human-Animal Bond

This training event will award 2 contact hours for LMSW and LCSW with the NYSED State Board for Social Work and 2 contact hour for LMHC and LMFT with the NYSED State Board for Mental Health Practitioners. Children and animals have a natural affinity for one another. Evidence shows that both - Read more

By: The Mutt-i-grees Team | Categories: Blog, News

MS 88 Students Create PSA’s Against Puppy Mills

Since the launch of our Mutt-i-grees Classroom Dogs in partnership with the NYC DOE Comfort Dog Program the students at MS 88 Peter Rouget School in Brooklyn have continued to advocate for shelter animals. This year, they have been working diligently to create amazing PSAs about puppy mills after learning about the difficulties millions - Read more

By: The Mutt-i-grees Team | Categories: Blog, News

How a Dog Named Sugar Sweetens the School Day

Since we launched it in 2010, the Mutt-i-grees® Curriculum has prompted teachers, counselors, and librarians across the country to adopt shelter pets and make them lovable, calming members of their educational communities. Every day, students from Pre-K through high school are learning lessons in empathy, compassion, and self-confidence through this remarkable program. In Oklahoma, for - Read more

By: The Mutt-i-grees Team | Categories: Blog, Mutt-i-grees in Action

Student Ambassadors Rescue Animals in Need

Similar and Different is one of the profound topics within the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum as it relates to recognition and appreciation of diversity. Observing and discussing similarities and differences in animals and in people always resonates with students. The National Student Ambassadors, who participated in a recent rescue, epitomize the concept. Their - Read more

By: The Mutt-i-grees Team | Categories: Blog, Mutt-i-grees in Action, News, Student Ambassadors, Video Gallery

Celebrate Earth Day in Your Classroom with Mutt-i-grees

Looking for impactful lessons for Earth Day? Look no further. Each of the five themes of the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum directly relates to making the earth a better place. Our humane education and social emotional learning Curriculum teaches respect for self, others, animals, and the environment. There are many activities and initiatives you can choose in - Read more

By: The Mutt-i-grees Team | Categories: Blog, Idea Exchange