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Watch the fantastic story about WATCH D.O.G.S. from Matt Lauer and the TODAY Show, 2/11/13, featuring the great WatchDOGS of Martinsburg, WV. And thanks to all the dads and everyone involved in the program who are helping to make it a success!





WATCH D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) - Engage men, inspire children, reduce bullying and enhance the educational environment at your school. 

WATCH D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) - Is the father involvement initiative of the National Center for Fathering that organizes fathers and father figures in order to provide positive male role models for the students and to enhance school security. Today, more than 3,793 active programs in 46 states participate in the WATCH D.O.G.S. Program.

Who are WatchDOGS? Fathers, grandfathers, step-fathers, uncles, and other father figures who volunteer to serve at least one day a year in a variety of school activities as assigned by the school principal or other administrator. 


 Bring WATCH D.O.G.S. to your school! It's Easy!

Click here to see WATCH D.O.G.S. In Action!   

Take the next step by signing up for the Training Conference Call that will teach you how to start a WATCH D.O.G.S.® program at your school.

(This phone-based training is FREE and no obligation is required.)

Para escuchar la Teleconferencia de entranamiento en Español, por favor llame al 888-540-3647 y pida ablar con un Program Developer.



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Listen online - PTA to Men: MAN UP!

WATCH D.O.G.S. Executive Director Eric Snow and Alaska PTA President Al Tamagni were interviewed recently by National PTA President Betsy Landers about getting more men engaged in their children's education. 

Listen here on your PC.     Listen here on your Mac / iTunes.





Listen here: Eric Snow, National Director of WATCH D.O.G.S., and several others involved in the program, were interviewed for NPR's "Weekend Edition." Listen below:

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Contact us at 1-888-540-DOGS (3647) or email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it  if you have any questions.

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Special thanks to our national partners!



 New Jersey PTA

 Oregon State PTA

Ohio PTA
Texas PTA
California PTA
Nevada PTA
New Mexico
Delaware PTA

 Virginia PTA

 Washington State PTA



WATCH D.O.G.S.® is a founding member of the National PTA's M.O.R.E. Coalition (Men Organized to Raise Engagement). School administrators and dads both agree WATCH D.O.G.S.® is a winner!

  • 79% of principals surveyed strongly agreed or agreed that "The WATCH D.O.G.S.® program has made a significant contribution to the safety of our school."
  • 96% of dads who completed our End-of-Day Survey strongly agreed or agreed that their "experience as a WatchDOGS volunteer was rewarding" and they would "want to do something like this again."




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