M.S. 88 Prospect Park Adoption Event

On Saturday, June 1st, North Shore Animal League America’s adoption team collaborated with M.S. 88 and their national Mutt-i-grees ambassadors for an adoption event in Prospect Park, Brooklyn. Animal League America’s mobile unit – our “shelter on wheels,” was onsite and full of puppies, dogs, cats and kittens ready to be adopted into a - Read more

The Results Are In: Mission Mutt-i-grees Winners Announced

The results are in and we are proud to announce our winners for the Mission Mutt-i-grees initiative! Students were given the opportunity to organize activities to raise awareness for their local shelters. We selected four schools as leaders for their fabulous efforts raising awareness for homeless animals, cultivating compassion with community leaders, and earning - Read more

By: Muttigress Team | Categories: Blog, News, Student Ambassadors

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

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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

Rescue and Humor Make a Big Impact in the Bronx

National Student Ambassador, Jaydon Holloman, was able to combine his passion for both rescue and humor by organizing a special Mutt-i-grees Curriculum Day at his school PS596X in the Bronx, New York. Comedian, TV personality, and TV producer Brian Balthazar, visited our Mutt-i-grees National Student Ambassador Jaydon and the Mutt-i-grees School Dog Izzy, at PS - Read more

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

MUTTS Club Making a Difference in OK

The Mutt-i-grees Curriculum is proud to share with you a piece from OKC Pets Magazine about our hardworking MUTTS Club in Norman, Oklahoma! This extended feature goes into detail about some of the initiatives the students are working on as well as the positive effects they have left on their communities since incorporating the - Read more

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