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Eric Snow, National Director of WATCH D.O.G.S., and several others involved in the program, were interviewed for NPR's "Weekend Edition," January 2013. Listen below:

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Microsoft Ad features WATCH D.O.G.S., long version (2:27)

Microsoft Ad features WATCH D.O.G.S., short version (0:30)

Lowcountry school calls on fathers to help with student success, DaShawn Brown, 3/11/14, live5news.com, Johns Island, SC

Nampa dads making a difference as Watch DOGS, Bonnie Shelton, 3/5/14, KTVB.com, Nampa, ID

Push To Get More Dads Involvled At Marchspoint Elem. in Savannah, Raquel Rodriguez, 2/26/14, WSAV.com, Savannah, GA

Watch D.O.G.S. brings male role models at local school, WRDW-TV News 12, 2/7/14, Aiken, SC

Watch D.O.G.S. Program Launches in Metro Schools , Emily Luxen, 1/16/14, NewsChannel5.com, Nashville, TN

Watch D.O.G.S. welcome at Piggott Elementary, Jessi Turnure, 1/11/14, kait8.com, Piggott, AR 

Watch D.O.G.S. Dads coming to classrooms to keep dads safer, Paige Quiggins, 12/11/13, WDRB.com, Mt. Washington, KY

National program Watch D.O.G.S. comes to Muskogee elementary school, Michelle Lowry, 11/15/13, kjrh.com, NBC, 2 WorksforYou, Muskogee, OK

Dads commit to keeping pace by volunteering at school in Osceola County, 11/1/13, wftv.com, News9, Osceola County, FL

Watch D.O.G.S. bring safety to schools, Cole Miller, 10/30/13, KRQE.com, KRQE News13, Tijeras, NM

Male volunteers act as watchdogs for elementary school , 10/30/13, Rana Novin, KRDO.com, Woodland Park, CO

Dads start "Watch D.O.G.S." Program at Willow Elementary , Alyssa Fenske, 10/24/13, WILX.com, NBC News10, Lansing, MI

Watch D.O.G.S. patrol Roosevelt Elementary for a second year, Breana Roy, 10/14/13, KREM.com, Spokan, WA

Fathers Volunteer for School 'Watch D.O.G.' Program  Jennifer Bellamy, 10/11/13, WLTX.com, Columbia, SC

Cleveland County Dads become "heroes in the hallways", Priscilla Luong, 10/8/13, Fox 25, Norman, OK

Dads becoming more of an impact in elementary schools, Joseph Dames, 10/4/13, NBC KKCO 11News, CO

Local school recruits fathers as Watch D.O.G.S.   Ashley Collins, 10/2/13, NBC-KRNV 4, Reno, NV

Pay it 4ward: Meet the 'Watch Dog Dads of Yukon Schools' Ted Malave, 9/25/2013, KFOR NewsChannel 4, Yukon, Ok 

"SHOW me the WatchDOGS!" By: Truman Elementary WatchDOGS, 9/12/13, Truman Elementary, Norman, Ok

 Heroes in the Tom McCall hallways play a special role  Brittany Weiner, 9/3/2013, NBC-KTVZ 21, Redmond, OR

"Watch D.O.G.S." - Getting Dads Involved   Marian Kelly, 8/26/2013, KSN NBC- Living Well, Joplin, MO

"Who are WATCH D.O.G.S.?"   Monica FIne, 8/25/2013, Cleveland PreK-6, Dayton, OH

Garland Grandpa Volunteers for 400 Hours at Elementary School Tammy Mutusa, April 11, 2013, NBC 5 News, Garland, TX

Watch D.O.G.S. to hit more D-51 schools  Alex Hambrick, NBC 11 News, April 4, 2013, Fruita, CO

Fathers take time off work to teach kids in class Ron Gant, March 25, 2013, Fox 5 News, Lilburn,GA

Connecticut School Starts WATCH D.O.G.S.   NBC News, March 21, 2014

Kansas City conference encourages dad’s involvement
Lisa Benson; 2-9-13, NBC, 41 Action News

Watch D.O.G.S. keep Pocahontas Middle School students safe
NBC News  Karla Redditte

Dads act as ‘Watch Dogs’ at their kids’ school
Kelly O’Connell; Fox News; 1-28-13

Watchdog Dads Brings Positive Male Role Models In To Belgrade School, Maine
Channel 5, CBS - by Rob Poindexter - 1/18/13

Dedicated dads serve as school WATCH D.O.G.S.
1/11/2013  Sam Baranowski  Fox 21 News

Watch D.O.G.S. at Proctor School
1/10/2013  Renee Pasal  ABC News

Texans With Charter: WATCH D.O.G.S.
Whitney Drolen, CBSDFW, 11HD, 8-20-2012

Midway Elementary School, WATCH D.O.G.S. Program, Alpharetta, GA. Video by a mom, Melissa G.

WATCH D.O.G.S. is taking off at Calvin Bledsoe Elementary - Frisco, TX. Marc Fein, NBC 5 / KXAS-TV, Dallas / Fort Worth.

WATCH D.O.G.S. at Becker Primary Two videos used to promote the program and help dads and teachers understand what the program is all about.

'Watch dogs' prowl school halls Englewood Hills, ENGLEWOOD, Ohio (WDTN) Published : Wednesday, 09 Sep 2009, 6:04 PM EDT

Cedarhome Elementary School Starwood WA, fun rap video created by two dads

Davis Elementary Magnet
CBS WJTV 12 Jackson, MS
Melissa Faith Payne, reporter

Groesbeck Intermediate School
(2.11 MB QuickTime movie)
Groesbeck, TX
Lea Hardison, principal
video produced by
KXXV-News 25
Eric Gemmell, reporter

Craigmont Middle School
(3.70 MB QuickTime movie)
Memphis, TN
Dr. Cedrick Gray, principal
video produced by
WREG-TV 5
April Thompson, reporter

Westside Elementary School
(2.81 MB QuickTime movie)
Jonesboro, AR
Jacinda Prince, principal
video produced by
KAIT News-8

Berkeley Heights Elementary School
(2.10 MB QuickTime movie)
Martinsburg, WV
Amber Boeckmann, principal
video produced by
WHAG TV-25
Angela Bohon, reporter

Estes McDoniel Elementary School
(2.59 MB QuickTime movie)
Henderson, NV
Linda Goodman, principal
video produced by
KVBC News 3
Denise Rosch, reporter

Watch D.O.G.S., Bethany Bashioum, 3/21/14, MO

Watch D.O.G.S. seeks father figures for Nashville students, Brian Wilson, 2/24/14, TN

Fathers flock to Linderman, Berl Tiskus, 2/12/14, MT

Captain Strong Primary calls in the D.O.G.S., Staff Writer, 2/12/14, WA

Who let those WatchDOGS out?, Kent McLemore, 1/29/14, AR

Cy-Fair dads step up for kids, Lindsay Peyton, 1/28/14, TX

Cedar Wood Elementary principal wins county honor, Sharon Slayer, 1/23/14, WA

Program lets dads improve safety in Metro schools, Scott Eddins, 1/15/14, TN

Devoted Dads: Fathers group forms at school, Berl Tiskus, 1/15/14, MT

WatchDOGS program brings fathers, father figures into classrooms, Lisa Ermak, 12/17/13, MI

West Ottawa's Great Lakes Elementary has dads register to become Watch D.O.G.S., Monica Scott, 12/2/13, MI

More male role models participating in local education, Travis Grimler, 11/12/13, MN

Rockford middle schools celebrate, encourage dads' involvement, Corina Curry, 11/8/13, IL

Middle school calls on dads to be 'watchdogs', Phil Villarreal, 11/7/13, AZ

Berkeley County schools program lets fathers, students share experiences, Jenni Vincent, 11/2/13, WVA

Minter Creek Elementary welcomes WatchDOGS, Jessica Takehara, 10/31/13, WA

Volunteer dads making a difference in schools , Michelle Miller, 10/17/13, FL

Norman's Watch D.O.G.S. keeps dads involved at school, Sarah Lobban, 10/11/13, OK

Pinewood Elementary School program gets dads involved , Tim Hennagir, 10/11/13, MN

WatchDOGS keeping an eye on KOA's kids , Ken Jackson, 10/11/13, FL

New program at CRES brings dads into the classroom. Jessica Larsen, 10/9/13, TX

D.O.G.S. asked to improve school safety , Amy David, 10/8/13, OK

Airman makes surprise entrance , Britney Tabor, 10/7/13, TX

Dads & Kids Pizza Night event launches Watch DOGS , Marilyn Halstead, 10/2/13, IL

Watch D.O.G.S. (dads) integral part of Frontier Academy,  Sherrie Peif, 9/29/13, CO

Crescent WATCH D.O.G.S. happily on the prowl , Julie Slama, 9/26/13, UT

Brunswick Elementary goes to the D.O.G.S. , Rachel S Karas, 9/21/13, MD

Volunteer Father Figures , Samantha Sadlier, 9/20/13, UT

Group puts dads on elementary campuses , Jessica Limmer, 9/15/13, TX

Watch D.O.G.S. program back in action, looking for father volunteers   By: Erin Udell, 9/12/2013, CO

MISD Watch D.O.G.S. helping kids; volunteers needed   By: Edward Marlowe, 9/11/2013, KY

Program aims to involve dads in school By: Ryan D. Wilson,  9/5/2013, KS

WATCH D.O.G.S. look out for students   By: Tye Chandler, 9/3/2013,TX

Watch DOGS join teachers in Graves County schools By: Elizabeth Fields, 8/22/13, KY

Watch D.O.G.S. look out for students   By: Pat Hill, 8/20/2013, CO

Central Elementary opens doors to dads , By: Donnie Bryant, 06/28/13, TX

Watch DOG keeps eye on home half a world away   Staff, 6/4/13, TX

The new superhero: School Dad   By: Celia R Baker, 6/16/2013, UT

Kudos to Dad: Inaugural WATCH D.O.G.S. program at Chloe Clark a success   By: Cara Mitchell, 6/12/13, WA

Watch DOGS on the prowl at Brown  By: Sarah Acosta, 6/5/13, TX

 Top cop impressed with top D.O.G.S.   By: Craig Beck, 5/28/13, NC

Watch D.O.G.S. program encourages dads to volunteer in schools By: Michelle Conerly, 5/24/13, WA

Being the Difference: Watch D.O.G.S. Program Takes Off By: Joy L Woodson, 5/6/13, GA

Watch DOGS volunteers catching on throughout the state By: Matt Hongoltz-Hetling, 4/27/13, ME

York school's Watch DOGS enjoy making a difference By: Jennifer Becknell, 4/4/13, SC

Dads making schools safer, better By: Scarlet Sims, 3/26/13, AR

Dabbs Elementary dads serve as WATCH D.O.G.S. By: Jeri Martinez, 3/20/13, TX

Watch DOGS keep eye on Montgomery schools  By: Brad Meyer, 3/6/13, TX

Volunteers are role models at Green Valley Elementary  By: Beth Anne Heesen, 3/5/13, PA

Monmouth school to add dads to classroom as area’s second Watch DOGS group forms
By: Craig Crosby, 2/17/13, ME

WatchDOGS provide male role models for school children  By: Brittany Shammas, 1/20/13, FL

Local school participates in Watch D.O.G.S. Program  Press Release, 1/13/13, NY

Dads play mentor, playmate, and guardian as Belgrade Central School ‘Watch DOGS’
By: Matt Hongoltz-Hetling, 1/6/2013, ME

Men volunteer as school Watch D.O.G.S.
By: Sue Suchytam, 12/29/12, MI

Watch DOGS provides male mentors for students  By: Nicole Lauer, 12/8/12; IA

Dads on watch: Father get more involved at childrens’ schools through Watch DOGS program  By: Geoff Folsom, 11/28/2012, GA

Their eyes are watching  By: Toriano Porter, 11/8/12, MO

Dads double as protectors and role models for students  By: Jeff Mosier, 10/9/12, NV

National program is helping local dads connect with their kids in the classroom By: Kathy Fuller, 10/9/12, OR

Watch D.O.G.S. Helps Dads Engage  By: Tracey Savell Reavis, 9/13/12, TX

COCISD releases the Watch D.O.G.S. on campuses  Community Reports, 9/13/12, TX

Watch DOGS ready to guard PCES  By: Lynn Hobbs, 9/6/12, GA

Dads on the lookout as WatchDOGS in Memphis schools  By: Michael Kelley, 8/24/12, TN

Watch DOGS on duty at Washington Street Elementary By: Rachel Buck, 6/25/12, MI

Young minds bloom in school's science garden (PDF). By: Patrick Fox, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 5/11/12, GA

'DOGS' help mentor Palestine youths By: Mary Rainwater, 4/7/12, TX

Graves Co. elementary schools increase male presence with ‘Watch D.O.G.S.’ By: Paul Schaumburg, 1/31/12, MO

Kilgore I.S.D. Watch Dog Success, TX, By: ShaVonne Herndon, 2012, TX

Watch Dog sees service opportunities at local school. Halliburton Global News, 2012, TX

Pickett Mill encouraging can-do dads By: Marcus E. Howard, 8/24/09, GA

PTA's 2009 Educator of the Year testimony By: Scott Urban, Assistant Principal of Myrtle Grove Middle School, NC

Eric Snow Interview By: Kim Wenzelburger, 6/14/08, KS

Dads Ditch Offices ForTime Quality 
By: Karen Nitkin, 2/5/08, MD

Fathers Making Difference by Getting Involved
By: Kim Breen, 2/4/07, TX 

WatchDOGS Unleashed on Schools
By: Ellen Delisioi, Education World, 11/27/06

Program Gives Dad a Presence in Schools
By: Christiana Woods, 11/21/06, KS 

Dads Trade Overtime for Quality Time  ABC World News with Charles Gibson Nov. 17, 2008 Erin Hayes, reporter

 

 

  

 

 

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