Welcome Page for Children
Welcome to People-Pet Partnership's Learning and Living Together:
Building the Human-Animal Bond educational web site.
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Animals are fascinating. Humans like to be around animals and observe their
appearance and behavior. Having companion animals around us makes our lives
more interesting and more fun. In order to fully benefit from these
relationships, one must take good care of their pets. This web site was
designed to help you become responsible and caring pet owner. This web site
is composed of four sections.
Development of the programs for Grades 1 -3 was sponsored by
The Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust, A KeyBank Trust
The development of the grade four curriculum was sponsored in part by the
Banfield Charitable Trust
"Getting Acquainted with Pets"
|The first section is designed for kindergarten and 1st
grade children (even if you are older
you might want to take a look at it; you may even learn a
thing or two!). In it, you will learn the difference between
a pet, a farm animal, and a wild animal. You will also learn
about a lot of different facts about all kinds of
"Little Critters as Pets"
|The second section of the curriculum is for 2nd
graders. This section is about a special kind of pets:
little critters. How many different types of little critters
do you know? Do you know that little critters have special
needs and have to be handled very carefully? If you want to
learn more about little critters, this section is for you.
"Cats as Companion Animals"
|The third section of the curriculum is for 3rd
graders and is all about cats! In this section you will
learn about what cats need to be happy and healthy. You will
also learn about their history, and their behavior. How many
wild relatives do cats have? Find out in this section!
"Dogs as Companion Animals"
This section is designed for 4th grade
students. You will learn about what dogs need to be happy
and healthy. You will also learn about their history, their
behavior and about many of the ways that dogs and people
Celebrating the Human-Animal Bond Art
(posted Oct. 1, 2004)