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Humane at Home

Virtual humane education lessons.


 

Humane Story Time: Jeannie Houdini

Categories: Blog, Humane At Home, Humane Education
Join Julia and her rabbit, Coco, as they read Jeannie Houdini: A Hamster’s Tale. Available in English and Español. Have you ever had a pet or toy that you were excited to play with in the beginning, but then lost interest? See what happens when Sophia’s siblings lose interest in their hamster, Jeannie.

Humane at Home: Additional Resources

Categories: Blog, Humane At Home, Humane Education
Humane At Home
If you’ve been enjoying our Humane at Home activities, you’ll be happy to hear that many other shelters and rescue groups are offering similar programs! Here is a list of additional organizations offering at-home activities for your animal-loving kid: Farm Sanctuary: Daily farm animal meet and greets and online classes. American Kennel Club: Activities for …

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Meet an Animal Monday: Snakes

Categories: Blog, Humane At Home, Humane Education
Each Monday our Humane Education Coordinator introduces a different companion animal. Today you’ll learn about two snakes: a Red Tail Boa and a Ball Python. She’ll also discuss the 5 Freedoms and how these principles guide shelter workers to provide the best care for our animals. Watch the video to hear more about these beautiful, …

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Humane Story Time: Cookie’s Fortune

Categories: Blog, Humane At Home, Humane Education
Every Wednesday, our Humane Education Coordinator will read a story with one of her companion animals. Today, you can join Julia and her dog Mitzi as they read Cookie’s Fortune. Each book comes from the Red Rover Reader’s curriculum which is aligned with the Core Competencies for social and emotional learning. During the reading, you’ll have the …

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Meet an Animal: Dogs

Categories: Blog, Humane At Home, Humane Education
Ready for some tail-wagging fun? For today’s Meet an Animal Monday, our Humane Education Coordinator, Julia, will introduce you to her dogs Kaloo, Mitzi, and Bonita. Companion animals (the domestic animals that live with us) have many of the same needs as humans do! These needs separate domestic animals from wild animals. Today, Julia and …

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