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Teacher’s pet: having a dog in the school


In recent years, more and more schools have adopted a dog as a school pet. Many of these schools have reported great and positive outcomes from this move. But what are the true benefits, and what should you look out for if you’re considering adopting a school dog?

In this advice document, we look at the considerations and the merits of bringing a dog into the school and draw on an example where the introduction of a dog into the school has only had positive impacts.

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