CHS programs are offered both in-person and virtually.

CHS offers a number of unique and engaging programs for kids interested in pets. These programs are perfect for classrooms, libraries, and other community organizations. A Scout program specifically tailored toward Boy and Girl Scout troops interested in learning about pets is also offered.

Need to complete community service hours for school and want to help pets? Consider organizing a food drive or craft project.

PaCK: Pets and Caring Kids (ages 4-7)

Pets are a ton of fun, but they can be a lot of work! This engaging program explores what different types of pets need to be happy and healthy and how these needs compare with our own. Click here to request this program for your group.

The Safety PAWtrol: Dog Safety and Bite Prevention (ages 5-12)

This interactive program will teach children how to be safe around dogs. Participants will learn how to read dog body language and how to safely approach, greet, and interact with dogs. Click here to request this program for your group.

Kind Kids (ages 5-12)

Students will explore the importance of being kind and compassionate towards people and pets during this interactive program. This program is designed for both classroom and assembly style delivery. Click here to request this program for your group.  *Assembly style is available for an additional fee. Please contact CHS’ Outreach Team for more information.

Pet Professions (ages 10-18)

This program offers students a look at the wide array of careers in the animal welfare field. Students will learn about the skills and education needed for different positions and hear about a typical work day from CHS staff. Click here to request this program for your group.

Beyond the Breed: Exploring Dog DNA* (ages 12-18)

This program offers participants an opportunity to test their knowledge of different dog breeds while learning about how they came to be. Students will learn why knowing the lineage of a dog can be important and how genetics contribute to pet health. Click here to request this program for your group. *This program aligns with NGSS and Common Core Standards for middle school and high school. 

All About CHS (ages 8-18)

Do your students want to learn more about the Connecticut Humane Society (CHS)? Are you interested in learning how your class can make a difference for pets in need? Take a closer look at the services that the Connecticut Humane Society provides during this interactive program. Learn about all the ways CHS serves pets and how your students can get involved. Click here to request this program for your group.

Service Learning Experience (ages 11-18)

Are looking for a more immersive experience for your class? CHS also offers a Service Learning program. During this multi-part experience, students will learn, grow, and make a lasting impact on the lives of pets and the community. For more information please email