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Anne Arundel County Animal Care & Control has a Humane Educator who travels to all points of the county explaining basic animal safety and care. Sharing the love of animals also includes awareness of animal overpopulation and the reason for neutering and spaying. Humane Educators provide films, pet care booklets, videos, classroom games and instructional materials which are free of charge and includes presentations with live animals.

How to

Please contact Anne Arundel County Animal Care & Control 410-222-8900 if interested in scheduling a class with the Humane Educator.

Humane Education Curriculum

Grades K-3

  • Values - pet care, importance of kindness and sharing, safety with animals
  • Methods - live animal interaction
  • Follow-up activities

Grades 4-6

  • Values - responsible pet ownership, safety with animals, basic laws
  • Methods - Discussion, live animal interaction
  • Follow-up activities and resources available

Grade 7 - Adult Lectures

  • Values - responsible pet ownership, nutrition, prevention of cruelty and training
  • Methods - Discussion, debates, live animal interaction