Our weekly after school enrichment programs provide interactive, animal-themed activities to Newport County schools. Each program aims to foster a love of animals, while teaching compassion and respect for the world around them.
Potter League Pet Pals – Learn all about the Potter League and our favorite pets, including dogs, cats, rabbits, birds and small mammals. Through hands-on activities, crafts and stories, participants get an in-depth look at the responsibilities of keeping a pet happy and healthy.
Animals of Aquidneck – We are lucky to live in an area with many different kinds of animals. Learn all about the pets, farm animals, and wild animals that live right here in Rhode Island.
Dogs, Dogs, Dogs! – Spend time with man’s best friend and learn all about dogs—pedigree, mixed breed, and wild. Investigate how dogs came to live with people, how breeds were developed, and what their unique history means for responsible pet owners.
Road to Adoption – Explore the Potter League’s process from animal intake to adoption. Investigate the animals’ path through the shelter, and find out how homeless animals become wonderful family members.
Careers with Critters – Learn about jobs that involve animals, from pets to wildlife. Discover what career opportunities are available, what responsibilities each job involves, and what training is needed to get the job of your dreams.
Advocating for Animals – Learn about laws protecting the many species of animals around the world. What animals can we fight for right now, today? We’ll cover ways to advocate and learn about organizations that are already doing so.
Here at the Shelter – Explore the intake to adoption procedure at the Potter League. Investigate the animals’ path through the shelter, and find out how homeless animals become wonderful family members. What do we do at the shelter from day to day in order to keep our animal friends happy and healthy?
Careers with Critters – Are you interested in a career working with animals? Learn about the various jobs that involve working with animals, from pets to wildlife. Discover what career opportunities are available, the responsibilities each job involves, and the training required for the job of your dreams.