We had the opportunity to appear on the Rachael Ray Show along with Shell Bank Principal Teri Ahearn and Brody, their Mutt-i-grees School Dog. Our segment shows the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum in action as Principal Ahearn explains the impact the dog has on the classroom, the students, and the school as a whole. - Read more
When thinking about going back to school, I think of autumn’s cool air and leaves turning brilliant colors of orange and red. Not the heat of May and June. However, as a pandemic hit the world in March 2020, last fall is a blurred memory. My only clear recollection is how we scrambled to - Read more
Everyone can affect change no matter what their age. The Mutt-i-grees National Ambassador program encourages students to give a voice to homeless animals. During the pandemic more animals are suffering than ever. In collaboration with their peers, students can help put an end to animal abuse by creating change through their own actions and - Read more
Mutt-i-grees School Dog Lessons Curriculum Target: Achieving Awareness Understanding and Helping Ourselves and Others: Working together to take positive action and create win-wins for everyone! Students will learn about the plight of shelter dogs and understand how they can help homeless animals and themselves by working with their - Read more
Research says that only 8 percent of even the most determined Americans keep their New Year’s resolutions. Think about it: The salad has barely wilted … and we’re ordering french fries. Why? There are lots of reasons, but experts agree that chief among them is a lack of social support. Going it alone almost - Read more
Meet them in St. Louis Purina joins Mutt-i-grees® Ambassador Tyler Saal to make a lifesaving difference
As the director of Paws On Wellness, a St. Louis-based pet therapy program, Marion Endress has always known that animals have a lot to teach us. So when she discovered the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum, she felt right at home. Coordinating her efforts with our friends at Purina, she brought the Curriculum to Hancock Place Elementary - Read more
It's always busy inside an animal shelter. At North Shore Animal League America, their trainers, rescue associates and adoption counselors are hard at work everyday making sure that the pets are receiving the necessary attention and care until they are matched with the right family for adoption.
Animal shelters have beautiful Mutt-i-grees just like these.
Through the years, our Mutt-i-grees Student Ambassadors have made lasting impacts on the lives of shelter animals and the members of their community by making it their mission to empower fellow students to cultivate empathy and achieve awareness. Student Ambassadors are nominated by faculty or others at Mutt-i-grees schools. Rosie Ferrell is the exception: - Read more
Since the beginning of the school year of 2021, the Mutt-i-grees team has been traveling to the Bronx, New York every Wednesday to Mt. Eden Children’s Academy. Each week, the team would work with the shelter to select a rescue pup who would make the journey to Mt. Eden with them for some lessons - Read more