October is National Adopt a Shelter Pet Month. Even if you cannot bring a new dog or cat into your home, there are lots of ways you can help shelter pets. Shelters are always in need of toys for their rescued animals. Especially, our beloved mischievous felines who’s curiosity drives them to bat, toss - Read more
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS for the 2020/21 The Mutt-i-grees® National Student Ambassador Program. A service learning, leadership opportunity. Application Deadline: October 30, 2020.
In honor of National Dog Day on August 26, teach students how to raise awareness for the voiceless and most vulnerable beginning with shelter pets. Students will learn why it’s important to adopt a pet from your local shelter and not purchase a pet from a pet store. They will begin to understand the - Read more
Wish you could volunteer at an animal shelter, but you can’t do it in person? Not to worry. You can help shelter animals without ever leaving your home!
Paul G. Blazer High School, Ashland, KY Abby M. is not letting this time of social isolation stop her from taking action! As a Mutt-i-grees National Ambassador, Abby continues to mentor a group of peers, at her own school as well as other local schools, to help raise awareness and - Read more
Child Care Aware of Northcentral Arkansas (CCANA) is a resource and referral agency serving 14 counties in Northcentral Arkansas. CCANA provides professional development to early child care educators and is always looking for quality, researched based classroom tools to share with the teachers. Consistently our number one request for assistance in - 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.