Pets at Home animal workshops
Meet cute critters at a free My Pet Pals animal workshop.
Get up close and personal with scaled, finned and furry friends at a free My Pet Pals workshop at your local Pets at Home store!
At your My Pet Pals workshop, you and your girls will discover more about how best to look after animals – from guinea pigs to bearded dragons.
Girls will be able to have a great ‘hands on’ experience of looking after animals. They’ll learn about the five welfare needs of pets, have a go at handling some of the animals and find out what they need to do to take care of them responsibly. Everyone will get a certificate to show everything they’ve learned in the session.
Each workshop is hosted by specially trained Pets at Home colleagues. Over 90% of Pets at Home colleagues have experience of pet ownership themselves, so you know you’re talking to an expert.
Linking workshops into our programme
Attending an animal workshop can contribute to:
- Brownies’ Friend to Animals Badge – and each Brownie will get a fun activity workbook to complete at the workshop
- Guides’ Go For It! Animal active.
But don’t forget that you can head along to one of the workshops even if your unit isn’t working on one of these badges. They’re a great way to introduce your girls to animals and all the things they need to know to ensure their well-being.
How to book
These great workshops are run throughout the year at all Pets at Home stores – and there are more than 430 around the country. To book your unit onto a free pet workshop at your nearest store, contact your nearest store.
Stories and expertise
Division Commissioner and Unit Leader, 5th Gidea Park Brownies
The girls had a wonderful time. They learned all about caring for pets and asked lots of questions, all of which were answered by the fantastic lady who ran the session. They stroked and held a small snake, rabbits, guinea pigs and rats!
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