This blog will complement and celebrate activities described elsewhere on the site. Remaining mindful to what's happening in the moment and the vision of the Society, the Shake-a-Paw blog will endeavour to answer FAQs and provide detailed information about the program both in the classroom and outside it.
YAY! Yesterday, we received official notice that Mary Ellen Humane Education Society has been granted charitable status by the Canada Revenue Agency. What this means is a milestone in our work to get recognized as helping youth and dogs in our community. It also means we can reciprocate donations with tax receipts! If you wish to make a donation using a credit card or paypal, please click our MAKE A DONATION tab at the top of this page.
Hi! I'm Kim Dawson, a psychologist in Kelowna, BC. Jan (my spouse) and I have co-founded the Mary Ellen Humane Education Society and its Shake-a-Paw program for Youth Healing Dogs Healing Youth.