Community Education

 

 

School & Group Presentations

IMG_1125 (Small)Our Humane Education programs provide age appropriate presentations for school age groups, civic groups and seniors. Available programs include, but are not limited to:

  • 1. Pets and Their Care
  • 2. Staying Safe Around Animals
  • 3. Approaching a Strange Animal

To schedule a program or presentation and/or tour of our shelter, call Education Director Ed Podbar at (563) 285-4799.

THANK YOU to the Scott County Regional Authority for providing grant funding support for our “Be a Better Pet Parent” educational outreach program promoting shelter pet adoption and life-long responsible pet ownership.

Click on the links below for information on safe behavior around pets and dog bite prevention, made possible by grant funds from the Riverboat Development Authority.

Canines & Kids – The Family Dog

Canines & Kids – Unknown Dog

Dog Bite Prevention Pledge

Service Learning Projects

The HSSC can assist students and civic groups such as Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Kiwanis, and Rotary in planning and carrying out project objectives that meet shelter needs.

Community Service

The HSSC provides volunteer opportunities for citizens needing to satisfy court mandated community service and students seeking to complete class community service requirements.

To find out more about Service Learning Projects and Community Service opportunities, contact Shelter Manager Kitty Schutts at (563) 388-6655.