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Curious George Talks Pet Safety and Animal Shelters

All of our pets are shelter pets – as in they have all been rescued from a life of crowded cages and being cast off by someone else and given a loving home full of kids who just love them. Curious George, the #1 TV program for preschoolers, continues its seventh season  with a special episode about animal shelters premiering Monday, February 4, 2013 on PBS KIDS (check local listings). In “Where’s the Firedog?” George’s canine friend, Blaze, keeps running away from the firehouse. When Blaze winds up in the animal shelter, George and his firefighter friend Sam learn how to keep her safe by putting a tag on her collar, walking her on a leash, and making sure she’s never lonely.

Here is a preview that your kids will enjoy:

Curious George airs weekdays on PBS KIDS (check local listings). For more monkey fun, visitCurious George‘s website at The site has games, printables, and video clips to enrich kids’ creativity and learning. For more information on shelter animals, visit The Humane Society of the United States at

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