Cub Scout Archives: Pet Pals
Here is what the program helps say about this theme:
“Compassion is having care and concern for the well-being of others. Others do not have to be people. This month we focus on having compassion for animals, especially our pets.”
If your pack is looking for a service project, consider doing a supply drive for your local animal shelter. Most shelters will be happy to provide you with a list of items they could use.
Reptiles and Amphibians for Dummies This book will help Scouts learn how to care for reptiles and amphibians. Perfect for Cub Scouts working on their Pet Care Belt Loop and Pin or Boy Scouts working on the Reptile and Amphibian Study Merit Badge or the Pets Merit Badge.
Rags Song (A Kid's Song About a Dog) This song about a dog is mentioned in Wolf Den Meeting Plan 13 – Pets. This song is sung to the tune of Six Little Ducks.
National Geographic Kids 125 True Stories of Amazing Animals: Inspiring Tales of Animal Friendship & Four-Legged Heroes, Plus Crazy Animal Antics Read about some amazing animals in this pet book. Great for use with Cub Scouts working on Pet Care Belt Loop and Pin and Wolf Elective 14 - Pets.
My Dog!: A Kids' Guide to Keeping a Happy and Healthy Pet Learn all about how to care for your dog with this personalized pet book. Great for use with Cub Scouts working on Pet Care Belt Loop and Pin and Wolf Elective 14 - Pets.
Animals in the House: A History of Pets and People Learn all about the history of pets and various kinds of pets by reading this pet book. Great for use with Cub Scouts working on Pet Care Belt Loop and Pin and Wolf Elective 14 - Pets.
Oh, the Pets You Can Get!: All About Our Animal Friends Let the Cat in the Hat teach you all about pets and how to care for them in this pet book. Great for use with Cub Scouts working on Pet Care Belt Loop and Pin and Wolf Elective 14 - Pets.
Pet Care Belt Loop for Cub Scouts If you have a pet, have your Cub Scout check out the Pet Care Belt Loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program. He will have to take care of the pet for two weeks (a positive from any parent's point of view) and learn about his pet. Then all he has to do is make a poster about his pet and show it off.