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
APPLICATIONS for the 2020/21 are closed. The Mutt-i-grees® National Student Ambassador Program. A service learning, leadership opportunity.
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!
Our wonderful canine and feline rescues enrich our lives and embody a plethora of traits that we humans can learn from. In this episode of RescuEd, Sean Patrick Malloy, Shelter Manager & Pet Behaviorist , discuss how Animal League America behaviorally evaluates its canine rescues and takes particular care to support - Read more
Each year, many children — particularly those from low-income backgrounds — lose as much as three months of reading skills during the summer. Known as the “summer slide,” this learning loss is cumulative and can leave some children up to three years behind their peers by the end of fifth grade. In Arkansas, educators - Read more
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
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The Mutt-i-grees Virtual Internship is an online video series demonstrating the connections between social-emotional learning, humane education, and the work of animal shelters and rescue groups. Although filmed at North Shore Animal League America, the series represents the goals of shelters across the country. The below segments may be used - 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