#HabitatContest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the Pets in the Classroom #HabitatContest: Karen Koenig was the winner with 4306 votes!           Steve Shephard was the other winner whose entry was selected randomly.           We...

Habitat Contest

  Has your classroom pet settled into its school home? We’d love to see it!     The Pets in the Classroom grant program invites pre-kindergarten through 9th grade teachers with classroom pets to enter the Pets in the Classroom Habitat Contest. Now through...

Pets in the Classroom Expands Eligibility

We are please to announce that the Pets in the Classroom grant program, which has previously been available to Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade teachers, will be expanding its reach.  For the first time, teachers in 9th grade classrooms will also be eligible to...

Teachers Give Reasons for Having Classroom Pets

We asked teachers what the best reasons to have a classroom pet were and wanted to share some answers with you!    My favorite thing about having a class pet is that I have noticed kids who would never choose to socialize and interact in free time will get in...

End of the School Year Announcement

IMPORTANT End of the School Year Announcement! The Pets in the Classroom program runs each school year from August until June. We will not be taking applications in June (after June 1st) or July so that we can prepare for next school year. If you have questions, feel...

Summer Break for your Classroom Pet

Who is ready for summer break?! The students and you may be, but is your classroom pet? The end of the school year is quickly approaching, and with all of the busyness that comes with it, make sure you make arrangements for your little animal friend. We at Pets in the...

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