Helpful handouts for pet adopters, owners & educators
Whose Land is it Anyway? Sharing Our World with Wildlife
Students learn the importance of sharing our world with animals. As our communities continue to develop and encroach upon animals’ natural habitats, we need to make decisions on how to live together in a mutually humane and peaceful environment.
Where Do Animals Live?
Students will learn what kinds of homes pets and wild animals need. They will bring in a stuffed animal or puppet from home and match their animal to a picture of its home.
When Dogs Were Wolves
Students learn the difference between a “companion” animal and a “wild” animal by studying how domesticated dogs evolved from wild wolves.
What Would You Do If…
Students will work in teams to resolve various situations regarding people and animals and will present their situation and resolution to the rest of the class.
What Kind Of Mammal is it?
Students will learn about the characteristics of a mammal and they will be able to define what a mammal is. They will also learn the difference between a companion animal and a wild animal.