By Chris Parrucci When one thinks of summer, images of beaches, backyards and relaxing vacations come to mind. For HEART campers around NYC, their summers were filled with just as much fun as they spent their sunny days learning about and helping people, animals and the environment. In early July
After learning about the plight of dogs in puppy mills, eighth grade HEART students at Courtenay Language Arts Center in Chicago decided they wanted to take action to help. The students organized the school’s very first Puppy Mill Awareness week, helping to educate all of their classmates about the issue
Holidays are some of the most image-invoking occasions around. Think about Christmas, and what image comes to mind? A Christmas Tree? Santa Claus? How about the Fourth of July? Fireworks? You thought about fireworks, didn’t you? And what about Halloween? While it may not be the very first image that
For the past few weeks, K-2nd grade students in HEART’s Helping Others Club in Chicago have been learning about what companion animals need to be happy and healthy. Students loved learning how – just like people – animals need food, water, shelter, regular visits to the doctor, toys and love.
Over the past few weeks, HEART students in Chicago have been learning about helping companion animals. Our students learned about how there are approximately 6-8 millions dogs and cats without homes, the benefits of spaying and neutering, the problems with puppy mills, and why companion animal adoption is so important.
Sadly, every year in our country between 3-4 million dogs and cats are euthanized in shelters. This upsetting statistic is what motivated hundreds of our students in Chicago to create posters to educate their community about companion animal overpopulation. We’re always impressed by the creativity and insight of the
HEART, Animal Haven and Caring Kids celebrate the The Fourth Annual New York State Week for the Animals with a powerful lesson on animal feelings. “Do animals talk?” Brooke Slater asked a crowd of about seventy attendees at HEART’s Caring Kids program on Friday, October 5th. They were all