HELPING TEACHERS INSPIRE COMPASSION
FOR ANIMALS, PEOPLE & THE ENVIRONMENT
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Companion Animals

Finding Fido

  • This site will help you figure out if you’re ready for a dog, how to pick the right one for you and how to avoid supporting the cruel puppy mill industry. (A program of the Canadian Federation of Humane Societies).

How to Love your Dog

  • This comprehensive site calls itself a Kid’s Guide to Dog Care. It has plenty of information about choosing, caring for and training a dog. Lots of instructional videos, gift guides and teacher resources are included.

RSPCA Interactive

  • This site from the Royal SPCA in Great Britain has lots of quizzes, drag and drop activities, videos, interactive stories and more. Different sections cover animals’ needs, pet care, finding the right home for animals, and other topics – all presented in a colourful and fun manner.

Cats Indoors

  • Cats allowed outdoors face a host of hazards ranging from automobile accidents to poisoning to disease. Domestic cats, even those that are well fed, instinctively hunt birds and are responsible for killing millions of songbirds every day in North America.

Purina Animal Hall of Fame

  • Each year Purina honours those cats and dogs that have proven themselves to be true pet heroes by recognizing them in their Animal Hall of Fame, one of the longest running pet programs in Canada. Read their stories or share your own – if you have or know of a pet that has helped save a life, send in your pet hero story. That special animal my be inducted to the Hall of Fame!

Free Kibbles

  • This site was created by a 12 year who old wanted to help feed the hungry animals at her local animal shelter. It has a free, fun trivia game that earns food for shelter animals every day you play. It’s fast, easy, fun and educational! It may even inspire your students to create something similar here in Canada

Stop the 77

  • According to this site, 77% of dog bites come from the family dog or a friend’s dog. Some very useful resources for avoiding dog bites, including a powerful video, a poster and good information for reading dog body language.