Pets and Domestic Animals
Participants
82
Hours
750
People Served
100

What is your wish for this project?

Our mission is to help homeless pets in local shelters find loving families and forever homes. We also want to educate our neighborhood about the importance of spaying or neutering their pets and that adopting a pet is a (pet's) lifetime commitment.

How did it go?

My students grew as protectors of animal rights and promoters of animal adoption. We wrote persuasive articles for the school newspaper about adopting instead of shopping for a pet, convincing governments to join the fight to save endangered species, and lobbying for stiffer penalties for animal abusers. We sent letters to our local Congressman as well about the need for stiffer laws for dog fighters. We tried to help shelter dogs get adopted through the production of a website and community p...read more