Humane Education / Resources for Educators

From Nose to Tail: Lessons to Inspire Care and Compassion for Dogs

Elementary curriculum explores dog-related humane issues.
  • Five-lesson curriculum for grades K-2 and grades 3-5.

  • Aligned with National Education and Common Core Standards in science, math, language arts, health and social studies.

  • Incorporates character education concepts such as compassion, responsibility and empathy, and features service-learning projects aimed at helping puppy mill dogs while encouraging self-efficacy and good citizenship.

  • The five lessons (each requiring about one hour) may be spaced over a period of days or weeks.

  • This is a free program, but all donations are appreciated!

Activity Book

Download IFAW's Dogs and Cards activity book for fun animal crafts, games, origami, facts and information on cat and dog care for your youngest students.

Coloring Pages

Teach your students about all different kinds of animals and have some fun coloring with PETA's coloring sheets with interesting facts about each animal

Kalamazoo Humane Society

2272 River Street

Kalamazoo, MI  49048

Main Office: (269) 345-1181

Fax: (269) 345-1290

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Office Hours:

Call us Monday-Friday 9AM to 5 PM

Closed Weekends & Major Holidays

Pet Food Bank Hours:

Tuesday & Thursday 10AM to 3PM

Surgery Appointments Check-In:

Check-in is 7:30AM to 8AM

Services by appointment only; lobby closed to the public indefinitely. 


Weather closures are posted to social media and WWMT Closings

KHS Tax Exempt Number:  38-1474932 | Find us on Guidestar