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Lesson Plan: “Tag, You’re Home!”

Teaching kids the importance collars and IDs on their pets

Every year, countless pets get lost, and sadly, few ever find their way back home. Dogs not wearing identi cation (ID) tags are most at risk. By creating an awareness of various issues surrounding pet identification and practicing some simple steps to create ID tags, students can become more empowered to keep their own dogs — or a dog they know — safer. This lesson is a concrete method of experiencing the character pillars of responsibility, citizenship, kindness and respect, as well as a chance for students to acquire the knowledge necessary to become responsible adult pet owners.

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