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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

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Heroes, Human and Furry

As we mark the 17th anniversary of the tragic attack on our nation, we would like to commemorate all victims and heroes who were affected on September 11th as well as their family and friends. On that day, countless heroes, civilian and professional, stepped up to help those in need and comforted those whom - Read more

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

Mutt-i-grees Curriculum & Purina: Changing Lives in St. Louis

Purina proudly calls St. Louis, Missouri home, and takes supporting their communities very seriously. Since many St. Louis youth face academic challenges tied to poverty, Purina set out to find a program to reach at-risk kids that linked social and emotional learning with their core mission of providing supplies to people - Read more

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