Videos & Media

Education Materials

Thanks to a grant from The Siragusa Foundation, Anti-Cruelty is able to offer the following humane education materials to teachers free of charge upon request.

To request the materials, email, or call 312-645-8098


Available Materials

A New Friend For Life (DVD)

Length: 18 minutes
Audience: 3rd & 4th Grade
This video explains how to recognize what cats and dogs are telling us and how to act around them.


Making a Difference (DVD)

Length: 12 minutes
Audience: All Ages
This video explains the importance of spaying or neutering your pets.


Materials Packet

Reproducible humane education activity sheets for a variety of grade levels and resource information.


Patterns of Abuse: Exploding The Cycle (VHS)

Length: 23 minutes
Audience: 13 to Adult
This video explores and identifies abuse of humans and animals in all of its forms. Topics include the cycle of violence, the link between animal abuse and human cruelty, why some people become abusers and what the viewer can do about it. The video is available to teachers upon request while supplies last.


Bells and Whistles CD-ROM Disk

CD-ROM disk of powerpoint game templates for “King of The Mountain”, “Pet Jeopardy”, “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?” and “The Weakest Link”. It also includes READ ME files that explain how to manipulate the templates so that they can be adapted to various topics and age levels.


Safety Around Animals (DVD)

Length: 12 minutes
Audience: All Ages
This entertaining video explains the basics of proper pet care and how to be a responsible pet owner. The video is available to teachers upon request while supplies last.


One Last Fight: Exposing the Shame (DVD)

Length: 15 minutes
Audience: 13 to Adult
A documentary that explores and exposes the destructive impact the practice of dogfighting has on the immediate community. A humane investigator and a third-grade teacher who was exposed to dogfighting as a child discuss various social and criminal issues associated with dogfighting-drug-dealing, carrying firearms, gambling, and not least of all, cruelty to the animals involved and exposing children to extreme violence. They suggest ways to help stop the people behind both organized and back-alley dogfighting. Includes a section offering safety and survival tips to children who run into potentially dangerous dogs on the street.