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Building Calm, Confident and Caring Kids

An innovative PreK-12 social and emotional learning curriculum that highlights the unique characteristics of shelter pets to teach essential skills for academic and life success
What is the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum?

Guided by the research on resiliency, social and emotional learning, and human-animal interaction, the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum includes lesson plans and strategies to actively engage students and promote social and emotional competence, academic achievement, and awareness of the needs of shelter pets, also known as Mutt-i-grees. LEARN MORE

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Poetry + Perseverance = Making a Mutt-i-grees® Difference in Oklahoma

Poetry + Perseverance = Making a Mutt-i-grees® Difference in Oklahoma

Helping Students, One Dog at a Time

Helping Students, One Dog at a Time

Meet the 2016-17 Mutt-i-grees National Student Ambassadors

Canine Companions: How Mutt-i-grees help humans grow at every age


The Curriculum allows a student to tell his or her own them ownership and responsibility. It gives them freedom to tell/write about one self which is most needed.
- Ricki G., High School Teacher, NY