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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Be a friend to your dog (2012)

Author

Animal Management in Remote and Rural Indigenous Communities

Publisher

Animal Management in Remote and Rural Indigenous Communities

City

Darwin

Type

Resource package

 

Description

This resource pack contains materials with which to teach primary school students about the importance of 'being a friend to your dog'. It is designed for use by teachers in remote Indigenous communities.

The resources convey key messages about:

The packs include flash cards, a colouring book, game ideas and numeracy exercises. Additionally, booklets and power point presentations about zoonoses are included for use with older children, teachers, teacher's aides and community members.

The packs are distributed by Animal Management in Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities (AMRRIC) as part of the Be a friend to your dog project funded by the federal Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Australian animal welfare strategy (AAWS).

Online copies of individual resources included in the pack are accessible through AMRRIC's resources database (by selecting 'schools' in the 'audience' field when conducting a search.)

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Contact details

Animal Management in Remote and Rural Indigenous Communities (AMRRIC)
PO Box 1464
Nightcliff NT 0814
Ph: (08) 8948 1768
Fax: (08) 8948 1768
Mobile: 0428 485 436
Email: info@amrric.org

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Last updated: 16 July 2014
 
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