Our wonderful canine and feline rescues enrich our lives and embody a plethora of traits that we humans can learn from. In this episode of RescuEd, Sean Patrick Malloy, Shelter Manager & Pet Behaviorist , discuss how Animal League America behaviorally evaluates its canine rescues and takes particular care to support - Read more
Paul G. Blazer High School, Ashland, KY Abby M. is not letting this time of social isolation stop her from taking action! As a Mutt-i-grees National Ambassador, Abby continues to mentor a group of peers, at her own school as well as other local schools, to help raise awareness and - Read more
The Mutt-i-grees Virtual Internship is an online video series demonstrating the connections between social-emotional learning, humane education, and the work of animal shelters and rescue groups. Although filmed at North Shore Animal League America, the series represents the goals of shelters across the country. The below segments may be used - Read more
Every month the Mutt-i-grees team at North Shore Animal League America travels to NYC to visit the unaccompanied minors at Catholic Charities Immigration Services. The team brings puppies along with games and puzzles to play with the children who can be as young as 5 years old. - Read more
The Mutt-i-grees team collaborated with the NYC Mayor’s Office for a visit to Vanderbilt Hospital in Staten Island to show the staff and patients how animals can help us heal. When the team arrived at Vanderbilt Hospital in Staten Island, bringing 3 adorable pups along, it was no surprise that - Read more
MS 88 fosters SEL learning through a school-wide Core Values Program, an SEL elective class and the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum. They are also one of the schools participating in the Mutt-i-grees Student Ambassador program which helps to support our mission by empowering students of all ages allowing them to make a - Read more
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
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
Watch and see the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum in Action.
Students and teachers across the country have integrated song and dance into their Mutt-i-grees Curriculum. Here are a few examples, feel free to adopt these songs for your students. Or, perhaps they will inspire you to write your own?