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King’s College Primary School in Jeffreys Bay is a dog-friendly school and having the animals there has helped the children become more caring and compassionate.

 

Jeffrey’s Bay, South Africa – King’s College Primary School in Jeffreys Bay, Eastern Cape have allowed children to bring their furry friends along with them to school. By letting these animals join in during the day, the school has seen a boost in the children’s compassion and care.

Jacqui Pirzenthal and her Rotary club visited the school to see the dogs and said that it was just phenomenal what the school was doing.

“They are a phenomenal school, led by a dynamic and forward-thinking team of educators. We visited yesterday (Rotary club) and saw the dogs for ourselves.

“By allowing the dogs to accompany ‘their’ child to school, the staff have noticed a huge development in the level of care and compassion demonstrated towards animals, by the children.” – Jacqui Pirzenthal

The school takes in children from the most impoverished parts of Jeffrey’s Bay and guides them out of their circumstances by teaching them how to overcome obstacles.

They nurture the children and provide a safe space for them to learn. Three years ago, the school created a promo video detailing all the good work they do. You can see it below.

Take a look at some of the pictures from their dog-friendly school below.


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