September 1, 2004
If kids aren't able to visit a shelter to find out more about its role in the community'or if youragency isn't quite ready to handle 25 energetic fourth graders'this lesson plan can bring the shelter to them.
May 1, 2004
These guidelines will help you change the negative outlooks and feelings of distrust that hinder staff-volunteer relationships at many organizations.
September 1, 2003
Covering everything from puppy mills to free-roaming cats, this study guide introduces young adults to companion animal issues.
July 1, 2003
If you'd like to talk to local elementary school students about what you do but you aren't sure where to begin, a new book from the National Association of Humane and Environmental Education can help.
May 1, 2003
The National Association for Humane and Environmental Education (NAHEE) has released a set of Spanish-English workbooks on responsible pet care.
January 1, 2003
Faced with out-of-shape humans and shelter dogs in need of outdoor exercise, the city of Lubbock, Texas, finds a way to solve two problems with one leash.
November 1, 2002
Planning in advance will not only help you develop a great volunteer orientation, it can also head off potential tensions between staff and the volunteers you decide to take on.
July 1, 2002
Greenhill Humane Society volunteer Johnnie Hillsbery doesn???t shy away from shy cats; in fact, he specializes in helping the most frightened of felines.
May 1, 2002
As more schools integrate service-learning programs into their curricula, animal protection organizations have become a popular choice for young people seeking volunteer opportunities.
January 1, 2002
A well-known bluegrass singer gives a refreshing voice--and a twangy twist--to the spay/neuter message.