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

Coloring Pages

Kalamazoo Humane Society

3661 Easy Street

Kalamazoo, MI  49001

Phone:  (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 | Download our Nonprofit Letter Here