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Humane at Home

Virtual humane education lessons for kids.


 

Humane at Home: Pet Needs

Categories: Humane At Home, Humane Education
What separates domestic animals from wild animals? Domestic animals have adapted and been trained over time to live with people. Companion animals, specifically, rely on humans to survive. We love our companion animals and they depend on us! Let’s learn what companion animals need to be happy, healthy, and safe. Afterwards, you’ll be invited to …

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Humane at Home: Our Wild Neighbors

Categories: Humane At Home, Humane Education, Other
Coyotes, mountain lions, raccoons, oh my! Marin County is a unique place. With access to forests, lakes, mountains, and the ocean, we share our home with a wide variety of wild animals. Our Animal Services Officers are tasked with rescuing these animals almost on a daily basis. Luckily, we partner closely with WildCare in San …

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Humane at Home: The Five Freedoms

Categories: Humane At Home, Humane Education, Other
The Five Freedoms are internationally accepted standards of care developed in 1965 by Britain’s Farm Animal Welfare Council. The Five Freedoms ensure that we meet the mental and physical needs of animals in our care and provide us with important knowledge to find the best possible homes. In this lesson, our Humane Education Coordinator will …

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Humane Story Time: The Forgotten Rabbit

Categories: Blog, Humane At Home, Humane Education
Every Wednesday, our Humane Education Coordinator will read a story with one of her companion animals. You’ll hear the story in both English and Spanish. Each book comes from the Red Rover Reader’s curriculum which is aligned with the Core Competencies for social and emotional learning. The Forgotten Rabbit teaches social awareness focusing on perspective …

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Humane Story Time: Buddy Unchained

Categories: Blog, Humane At Home, Humane Education
Every Wednesday, our Humane Education Coordinator will read a story with one of her companion animals. She will read in English and Spanish. Each book comes from the Red Rover Reader’s curriculum which is aligned with the Core Competencies for social and emotional learning. Buddy Unchained teaches social awareness focusing on perspective taking and affective …

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