The Animal Emergency & Referral Center of Minnesota (AERC) provides educational programs to teach kids animal safety and pet responsibility.
We currently offer the following programs:
Dog Bite Prevention
Responsible Pet Owner
Each educational program is 30-45 minutes long and includes:
Interested classrooms can also plan a field trip to our Oakdale clinic. Students will tour our facility and learn about our animal patients and how we help them!
Programs meet many of the Minnesota education standards. To schedule a program for your classroom, please contact Heidi Brenegan at firstname.lastname@example.org, or (651) 501-3759, ext 114.
Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) designed to improve children’s literacy through the reading of books to a dog. The program has demonstrated that:students who continuously read to the animals often show improvement in...
At AERC, we recognize that the need for quality care doesn’t stop outside our walls. That’s why we want to provide our clients with tools and information that they can use both before and after their clinic visit.