The Circle of Friends Animal Shelter believes it is one of our greatest responsibilites to offer animal welfare education to further our mission to help pets and people in our community!

We offer education about proper pet care, issues impacting our shelter pets, and how we can all create a safer, more compassionate world for both pets and people alike.

The Circle of Friends Animal Shelter strives to educate all age groups through tours, classroom visits, community service days, and other various programs. Read below to view all of the education opportunities that we offer and if you are interested in scheduling one, fill out the following form.

Education services

Public Tours

We offer educational tours of our facility to all age groups. Through this tour, groups will get the chance to learn more about the Circle of Friends Animal Shelter, our mission, and our community impact, while also learning about our various programs (Outreach, Adoption, Volunteer, and Foster). Groups will be able to meet several of our sweet shelter pets as we tour.

Classroom Visits

Classroom visits are offered at all grade levels with varying content depending on the age group and interests. You can schedule for staff from our animal shelter to visit your class (possibly with an adoptable pet if allowed) to offer lessons on safe pet interaction, the importance of animal shelters, and what they can do to help homeless pets in their community!

Community Service Days

During Community Service Days, groups work with staff to socialize shelter pets and assist in specialized group activities dependent on the age and size of the group, as well as other shelter needs at the time of the Community Service Day.

To schedule tours or community events, please fill out this form. 

Education Form

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