In the beginning, everyone was hesitant, dogs and people. By the end, confidence was instilled in both students and canines, trust was built, respect was learned, and love was cultivated. One of the dogs even fell asleep while being groomed!
The Mutt-i-grees Curriculum has two goals: raising awareness of the plight of homeless animals, referred to as Mutt-i-grees® and enhancing children’s resilience and social and emotional competence. Our program provides these opportunities for students to learn the importance of caring about themselves, other people, and animals, in the hope of ending needless suffering