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Saving the lives of animals,    changing the lives of children.


36, 728 books donated, countless lives saved…


Tails That Teach is a mission for kindness. We strive to teach children compassion and empathy through the kind care of animals.


Character Education

Teaching children kindness, compassion and empathy


KIND Kids is a creative character education program for elementary schools and is an ideal supplement during Kindness Week, Anti-Bullying Week, or anytime! The Tails That Teach books are provided to schools to encourage literacy and to introduce core values of kindness, compassion, and empathy for students in Kindergarten to 2nd grade. 

Humane Education

Building a healthy partnership between children and their pets


Happy Tails are various compassion-centered programs available to animal organizations to help save animal lives, keep kids safe, and prevent animal cruelty. Programs are geared around the book, Love Me Gently; A Kid’s Guide for Man’s Best Friend as an educational tool to be used in Adoption Packets, Early Humane Education Programs, Community Outreach Programs, and Shelter Reading Programs.



Book Series

The children love the books. They so lovingly demonstrate how to care for a dog and people and teach empathy.