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The Peoria Humane Society believes that educating children about how to love and respect animals will contribute to a new generation of caring and compassionate people.  A love for animals should be nurtured and celebrated.  PHS does just that with the following programs:

The Peoria Humane Society is offering a reading to dogs program to benefit children and dogs. Paws to Read visits local schools and libraries promoting the benefits of reading for children of all ages.…
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Summer Story Time is a great way to introduce the Peoria Humane Society's Core Values to a young audience, hopefully instilling these thoughts in their mind as they continue to grow and mature.  Storytime…
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In celebration of Be Kind to Animals Week, the Peoria Humane Society hosts a poster contest for 2nd-grade students in our Adopt-A-Schools. Students illustrate examples of our core values of peace, kindness,…
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The Peoria Humane Society is offering a camp for animal-loving kids 13-16 years of age July 12-16, 2021. Youth will enjoy spending time with shelter animals, learning about dog and cat behavior, completing…
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PHS Education Coordinator, Kitty Yanko, partnered with the second-grade classes at Hines School in Peoria to offer a 5-week program on character development to help instill life-long values and grow their…
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