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 5,707 registered schools in 47 states, plus DC, that participate in the WATCH D.O.G.S. program, in addition to participation in China, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Barbados, Italy, and Germany.

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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WatchDOGS provides positive male role models at school

CALCASIEU PARISH, LA (KPLC) –Studies show that providing positive male role models for students makes a big difference when it…
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WATCH D.O.G.S. welcomes dads at Piedmont school

Kernersville, N.C. — By 11am, Jason Johnson had been in four different classrooms to help with reading and small projects….
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WATCH D.O.G.S. brings positive male role models to Weston Elementary

Statistics suggest that 25 million children nationwide are without positive male role models. At Weston Elementary, staff and volunteers are…
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