EDUCATION SERVICES

PAWSATIVELY EDUCATIONAL!

The Humane Society of El Paso is excited to bring educational community outreach programs wrapped up in fun.

Animal Classroom ED-Ventures

Bring animal welfare education into the classroom with our newly expanded virtual programs. Hosted by our very own Volunteer Coordinator Tayler Quintana.

It’s a jam packed, 40-minute virtual presentation that will teach students about the importance of humane animal treatment and the positive community impact they can make as Animal Advocates.

Choose from these exciting titles:

Get to know the HSEP – (Pre-K to 12th)

  • What really happens at the Humane Society? Go behind the scenes with a live virtual tour of the facility and learn about our history.

Pet Needs – (Grades 2-3)

  • Young students will love learning about our furry friends and what they need to live a happy, healthy life.

Pet Body Language – (Grade 3-5)

  • Pets are people too! Learn how to properly introduce yourself to new pets as we decode dog and cat body language.

Whisker Facts – (Grade 3-5)

  • It’s all about cattitude. Students will learn the importance of caring for cat colonies, Trap-Neuter-Release programs, and what to do if they find newborn kittens.

Shelter Careers – (6th – 12th)

  • Explore different staff positions at HSEP as we give you a behind the scenes look into our facility.

All presentations are 40-minutes long and presented virtually. Please submit your requests 14 days in advance of your desired presentation date.

Email Education and Volunteer Coordinator Tayler Quintana for more information at tquintana@hselpaso.org

Critters ‘N’ Kids

HSEP’s summer camp, Critters ‘N’ Kids (CnK), engages children to get involved and become animal advocates through a variety of activities that stress an appreciation for our environment and preservation of our natural world.

Building on your child’s love for animals, CnK will give your child a new perspective on…

caring for animals
preventing animal cruelty
understanding animal behavior

CnK is the place where young minds can run free with classroom activities, creative and artistic exercises, hands-on animal care, great games, and character-building lessons. Space is limited! Sign your child up today.

Pet-Pals

Our furry residents love fan mail. Choose a dog or cat from the Adopt a Pet page and write them a letter.

Be sure to include the animal’s name so we know who it is for.

Mail it to:

Attn: Pet-Pal
4991 Fred Wilson
El Paso, TX 79906

Don’t forget to include a return address on your envelope so you can hear back from your new pal!