Members of the Mutt-i-grees Canine Corps are redefining the term ‘working dog.’ The teaching Mutt-i-grees featured below are now in many schools for most of the week. They help promote a positive school climate, lend an ear to students practicing reading skills, join counselors working with children emotional difficulties, mediate behavior problems, and help developmentally disabled students. When they are not working, members of the Mutt-i-grees Canine Corps are busy greeting parents, getting hugs from students, and hanging out in the school library or media room. Some even accompany staff on speaking engagements promoting the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum. Their teacher handlers are reporting that by day’s end, these dogs are exhausted!
Since she was young, Lainey has been dedicated to making people feel better. She loves giving kisses and has even helped a few people get over their fear of dogs. When her owners adopted another Mutt-i-gree from North Shore Animal League America, she worked hard to help her new sibling get over her anxiety - Read more