Date: Apr-9, 2023
This Week’s Theme – Pets
This week, we’re celebrating National Pet Day, a special day dedicated to appreciating our furry (and not-so-furry) friends. Whether you have a pet of your own or simply enjoy the company of animals, National Pet Day is a great opportunity to honor the love and joy that pets bring into our lives. Whether it’s a furry feline guinea pig, an exotic snail pet or a loyal canine companion.
Pets have been a part of human life for thousands of years, providing companionship, comfort, and even protection. Studies have shown that owning a pet can have many physical and mental health benefits, including reducing stress and anxiety, lowering blood pressure, and promoting physical activity. It’s no wonder that pets are often considered to be part of the family.
On National Pet Day, we honor our beloved pets and all the ways they make our lives better. It’s a chance to spoil them with extra attention, treats, and affection, and to remind ourselves just how lucky we are to have these wonderful creatures in our lives.
Free Puzzle of the Week – Pets
Quote of the Week
“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.”– Anatole France
“The Art of Racing in the Rain” by Garth Stein
A heartwarming and emotional novel about the relationship between a dog named Enzo and his owner, a race car driver named Denny. The story is told from Enzo’s point of view, as he reflects on his life and the lessons he has learned from observing Denny’s experiences on the racetrack and in his personal life.
Enzo is a wise and insightful narrator, who provides a unique perspective on the human condition and the bonds that exist between pets and their owners. The novel explores themes of love, loss, and the importance of living in the moment, as Enzo and Denny navigate the ups and downs of their lives together.
Overall, “The Art of Racing in the Rain” is a touching and poignant novel that is sure to resonate with pet lovers and anyone who has experienced the joys and challenges of life.
“Sometimes it’s necessary to go a long distance out of the way in order to come back a short distance correctly.”
For a classroom activity, why not encourage your students to share stories or pictures of their own pets? You could also have a discussion about the responsibilities of pet ownership and the importance of treating animals with kindness and respect.
Dad Joke of the Week
What do you call a dog that can do magic?
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