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.

WATCH D.O.G.S. In the News

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Jackson Elementary adopts WATCH D.O.G.S. program

Jackson Elementary School has adopted the nationally recognized father-involvement program Watch DOGS, which stands for Dads of Great Students. The…
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Father figures serve as “WatchDogs” over ETX school

If you take a walk through the halls of Wylie Primary School in Henderson, you may see some men attending classes…
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WATCH D.O.G.S. connects students with dads

Students at Western Hills Elementary School come and go under the watchful eyes of their classmates’ fathers, thanks to a…
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