For Immediate Release
Media Contact: Michelle Pintar
Phone: (414) 431-6104
“Animal Trainers” in the Making
– Ever try training your pooch how to
sit or shake? Although seemingly easy, often times
this can be a time-consuming task. However, 12 children
were up for the challenge as they participated in
the Wisconsin Humane Society's People Animals Learning
(PAL) Program. These children will demonstrate their
skills during the PAL graduation on Friday, July
8 beginning at noon.
Friday, July 8, 2005
Noon to 1 p.m.
Wisconsin Humane Society
4500 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee , WI 53208
Twelve Milwaukee-area students, ages 10 to 13, will
graduate from the violence prevention PAL Program
and show off their newly learned dog training skills
to parents and friends. During the ceremony, the
children will demonstrate how they trained the dogs
to perform basic cues such as sit, down and heel.
the children with positive experiences working with
animals like teaching Wisconsin Humane Society dogs
appropriate manners; learning the value of hard
work, cooperation and compassion; and experiencing
success using positive means.
PAL is a nationally
recognized violence prevention program developed
by the Wisconsin Humane Society to teach at-risk
youth kindness and empathy.