Guardianship and Care of Classroom Pets
While classroom pets can offer a unique and wonderful opportunity to teach children the joy of caring for companion animals, they are also a significant responsibility. Before making the decision to obtain a classroom pet, we urge you to consider every aspect of responsible animal guardianship.
Live Animal Studies
To best encourage compassion and respect for all animals, including wildlife, live animal studies should be limited to the observation of animals in their natural environment. Observation offers a variety of opportunities for engaging curious young minds in scientific inquiry.