WATCH D.O.G.S. is a one-of-a-kind, school-based father involvement program that works to support education and safety

As a program of the National Center for Fathering, we have more than 5,148 registered schools in 47 states that participate in the WATCH D.O.G.S. program, in addition to participation in China, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Barbados.

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.

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JPS 2016 Parent of the Year Encourages Fathers to Get Involved

Jackson Public Schools recognized the 2016 Parent of the Year finalists and announced the District Parent of the Year during…
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JPS fathers rally to support students taking state tests

When students arrived at McWillie Elementary School Monday morning, they were greeted by a group of cheering fathers. The group…
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These watchdogs help guide FFES students through their day

Since late January, First Flight Elementary School students have had some dogs hanging around the building. They’ve been on the…
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We have updated our ordering process; approved schools now have the option to pay with a credit card or order by invoice at checkout on the DOGSTORE.

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