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The NaturVet Foundation Field Trip Program

Our field trip program, which launched in April 2006, provides funds for transportation and educational resources at various district approved Humane Society locations. Our program further demonstrates the foundation’s commitment to educational support for America’s schools.

  • Teach children how to be responsible pet owners
  • Teach the positive effects of spaying and neutering
  • Teach the effects of pet over-population
  • Teach the proper care and needs of pets
  • Teach compassion for all animals

Children who learn how to treat pets responsibly will become adults who do not neglect, mistreat or discard animals. Over the past few years, with the help of generous donors like you, NaturVet Foundation has expanded its elementary school field trip program throughout San Diego and Riverside counties.

"The experience really opened my students’ hearts and minds."

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: Who Funds School Field Trips?

The NaturVet Foundation is a non-profit organization and fully funds all trips.

Q: Is there a cost to the district?

There is no cost to the child, school, or district.

Q: Is there a cost to the child?

There is no cost to the child, school, or district.

Q: What benefits does the program provide?

The value of our program is to help eliminate homeless animals by teaching children proper care, respect, and compassion. Our society is benefited by people that love and care for their animals.

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Q: How do trips benefit schools?

Our goal is to give the children an atmosphere of learning that is interactive when possible to give them the maximum retention. The field trip fulfills district set science curriculum for 2nd thru 4th graders.

Q: Where are field trips held?

The field trips are made to humane societies that rescue that place homeless pets and have a strong focus on education.

Q: How often are field trips held?

The NaturVet Foundation hosts 2 field trips per month January thru June.