Welcome to our resources! This is the one-stop spot for all things relating to companion animal welfare. On the left hand navigation you'll find all you need.
The collection of links below represents an amazing array of information. Enjoy!
DDAF accomplishes its mission through programs designed to mobilize individuals and community agencies to prevent violence against animals and humans, and to offer practical tools and resources to promote empathy and compassion in our schools, on our streets, and in our homes.
A clearinghouse of information about humane issues and activities.
Serves as the youth education affiliate of The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). Its mission is to instill good character in children, with a strong emphasis on the humane treatment of animals and respect for natural habitats.
Through the Humane Education Department, we provide educational presentations to all ages and information services to members as well as to the general public.
A professional organization for people interested and supportive of humane and environmental education.
Through training and education, HSU provides animal care and control professionals and other animal advocates with the skills to maximize their ability to help animals.
Be Kind to Animals Week materials.
Animal Care & Education Resources for Educators.
Resources for parents, teachers and students for teaching and living kindness from birth through college.
The following are resources you may find helpful when integrating Humane Education into your classroom and curriculum.
Pet-friendly animal calendars for the classroom.
Our various resources for parents and educators help nurture that bond by instilling empathy and a humane ethic in children at every stage in their development.
A free educational program designed to help your students better understand and appreciate the animals with whom we share our world.
All CAIT committees are open to public membership. Anyone can sit in or join a committee at any time. If you would like more information on a committee or the projects they are working on, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
This committee is committed to Humane Education and reaching out to the community. The committee has developed PSA’s and a Speakers Bureau that contains presentations on companion animal issues, such as Choosing a Pet and The Link between Humane and Animal Violence. There are educational materials for children, students and adults.
This committee DOES NOT lobby. The committee watches bills that are introduced in the TN Legislature each year and educates the citizens on those activities.
The committee also produces the "Animal Laws of Tennessee" notebook in partnership with the UT College of Law. This notebook contains all laws that pertain to animals in Tennessee and is updated yearly to add in any new laws that have been adopted.
Spay & Neuter, spay neuter, spay neuter!! This committee is all about spay neuter activities in :State Tennessee :place . Spay Day events, TNR, and CE wet labs for practicing veterinarians and veterinary students are just a few of their projects.
Download the Full Version as a PDF or Order a Copy Today!
This complete 2015 version has all laws that pertain to all animals in TN.
Download the 2015 version for FREE as a PDF or order a printed copy today. Any profits from the sale of the book go to support humane education, spay/neuter efforts, and outreach in our communities.
"This book will hopefully empower people concerned about the welfare of animals,"said Dr. John New, professor at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. "The book will also help identify gaps in state laws."
Teresa Fisher, CAIT Program Director, said, "We’re hoping this can be a resource that will make it easier for the everyone to become better informed regarding their rights, privileges, and obligations to our animals."
Click here for a County Map of Tennessee (PDF), useful for finding neighboring counties so you can see what services might already be offered there or search for your county below.
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The College of Veterinary Medicine | University of Tennessee | 2407 River Drive | Knoxville, TN 37996 | (865) 974-8387
The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture
Knoxville, TN 37996 | 865-974-8387
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