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We (myself and the other special ed teacher) are wanting to get a classroom pet. We've considered all the obvious animals, guinea pigs, rabbits, hamster, reptiles, fish, bird, and ferrets. Has anyone ever had a dog as a classroom pet? What were your experiences? Do you have any suggestions or ideas? Thanks for your help.
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Vicky On 9/29/08, Rhonda wrote: > We (myself and the other special ed teacher) are wanting > to get a classroom pet. We've considered all the obvious > animals, guinea pigs, rabbits, hamster, reptiles, fish, > bird, and ferrets. Has anyone ever had a dog as a > classroom pet? What were your experiences? Do you have > any suggestions or ...See More
Sep 29, 2008
Lola At a reading conference years ago, I attended a session about dog reading buddies. (Sorry, I can't remember the name of the organization.)

Here's the set-up: A volunteer and his/her trained dog would go to the library, in their special spot, for a few hours. Students would come read books to the dog. The dog would have to be very friendly...See More
Oct 5, 2008
Yaklots On 10/05/08, Lola wrote: > At a reading conference years ago, I attended a session about > dog reading buddies. (Sorry, I can't remember the name of the > organization.) > > Here's the set-up: A volunteer and his/her trained dog would > go to the library, in their special spot, for a few hours. > Students would come read books ...See More
Oct 14, 2008
Rhonda Our school has three dogs who roam the halls and classrooms. They all belong to a teacher who brings them in each day. We have never had any problems with them. The kids love them and oftentimes, you'll see a dog lying in the hallway and a kid reading to it. The 5th graders have to go through training and apply for a job as a walker/trainer. They h...See More
Oct 17, 2008
cecilia marie fedewa On 10/17/08, Rhonda wrote: > Our school has three dogs who roam the halls and classrooms. > They all belong to a teacher who brings them in each day. We > have never had any problems with them. The kids love them and > oftentimes, you'll see a dog lying in the hallway and a kid > reading to it. The 5th graders have to go through trai...See More


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