Junior Humane Society program enriches kids with animal oriented education


OTHERS. PITTSBURG FAMILIES GET TOGETHER TO LEARN BASIC SKILLS TO MAKE SURE THEY ARE TAKING CARE OF THEIR PETS PROPERLY THE SEK HUMANE SOCIETY HOSTED FAMILIES FOR A SESSION SO THEY COULD LEARN FOOD THEIR PETS CAN AND CANNOT EAT. THEY THEN MADE SPECIAL NON-BAKED TREATS FOR THEM MIXED WITH OLD FASHIONED OATS, PEANUT BUTTER, PUMPKIN, AND MILK. THIS EVENT WAS POSSIBLE AFTER THE SOCIETY WAS AWARDED FUNDS TO START A JUNIOR HUMANE SOCIETY PROGRAM. ONCE A MONTH KIDS GET TOGETHER FOR AN ENRICHMENT ACTIVITY THAT IS ANIMAL BASED. MAKAYLA DE-LUNA, PITTSBURG RESIDENT “It was really fun to learn how to make treats for your dog and to learn what types of food they can and can’t have. I didn’t know dogs couldn’t have grapes.” JASMINE KYLE, SEK HUMANE SOCIETY ” They are the future it’s very important you have to start young. Because they soak up so much knowledge and the things is they hold on to that. And kids in particular because they will help share that knowledge with others too.” KYLE ADDS THE PROGRAM HAS PLANS TO PARTNER WITH GOOD BOY PROFESSIONAL DOG TRAINING. THEY WILL BE DOING A COMMUNITY WALK PROGRAM SO KIDS CAN LEARN HOW TO CORRECTLY WALK THEIR PETS. TURNING BACK TO FOUR STATE WEATHER, METEOROLOGIST MATT POSGAI JOINS US NOW FROM THE WEATHER CENTER. JOIE, IT WAS VERY_ TODAY.

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