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Mutt-i-grees…. In Space?

On February 1st, the team presented to a group of New York Public Library young adult librarians at a professional development conference held at 53rd Street Library in New York, NY. A lot of great ideas were shared and it was exciting to share Mutt-i-grees’ new initiatives and activities planned for the students who - Read more

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

Bringing the Dogs to Spruce Pine, NC!

The Mutt-i-grees team will co-present with Principal Michael Tountasakis of Harris Middle School in Spruce Pine, NC at the 2019 Connecting Communities of Education Stakeholders conference in Greensboro, NC. During the session titled, “Why your next great hire might be a real dog”, the team will discuss how the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum connected the school - Read more

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Introducing MAH to the PTA

On Tuesday, February 26th the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum will be attending MS 88’s annual Core Values Night to the MS 88 PTA. With the help of the school’s own Principal Mitchell, the team will introduce the newest addition to the Mutt-i-grees programming, Muttigrees at Home and will have an in-depth discussion on how to integrate - Read more

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

Keep Your Resolutions this Year

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

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

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

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

“A Semester of Breakthroughs” for North Carolina Mutt-i-grees® Ambassador Ian Burleson

Last year at this time, 12-year-old Ian Burleson was struggling with almost everything, especially school. Ian has autism spectrum disorder, and like many people with this challenge, he’s subject to meltdowns. Various things can prompt a meltdown, including change and unpredictability. Since Ian was about to make the transition from elementary to middle school - Read more

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

4 Ideas to Celebrate World Kindness Day in the Classroom

Started as an international day of observation in 1998, November 13th marks World Kindness Day. It is a day that recognizes small acts of generosity to large scale efforts and our Mutt-i-grees program can drive acts of kindness. Encouraging students across the globe, to cultivate kindness and compassion will bolster their confidence and show - Read more

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