Cheltenham Animal Shelter Experience Days

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Ages:

  • All The Family
  • School Age

Venue:

Indoor

Cost:

Paid

Description


Cheltenham Animal Shelter Animal Days give young people aged 5 – 15 years a chance to attend the shelter during the school holidays to learn about responsible pet ownership and other animal related issues. Sessions are three hours long and tailored to dogs or small animals and cats.

The ‘Dog Session’ Animal Experience includes the opportunity to gain some hands on experience with dogs in the rescue environment. The children get to create a dog specific craft or enrichment item, learn about how to safely interact with dogs and understand dog behaviour, as well as experience kennel cleaning and partake in a dog walk/training activity.

The 'Cats and Smalls Session' Animal Experience includes the opportunity to gain some hands on experience with cats and small animals in the rescue environment. The children get to create a cat/rabbit specific craft or enrichment item, learn about how to safely interact with cats and small animals and understand their behaviour, as well as experience small animal cleaning and partake in a small animal handling and cat fussing.

The full day 'Animal Experience' includes the opportunity to gain some hands on experience with dogs, cats, and the small animals in the rescue environment. The children get to create a craft or enrichment item, learn about how to safely interact with the animals and understand their behaviour, as well as experience cleaning and partake in a dog walk/training activity, small animal handling, and cat fussing.

Most days there will be wo sessions running and children may attend both sessions if desired and if tickets are available at the time of booking.

*Additional sessions can also be arranged for homeschooled children during normal term time.

Animal Days

AVAILABLE DATES:

BOOKING IS AVAILABLE THROUGH EVENTBRITE NOW! Tickets from £18 - £36.

Open hours

Tuesday9am3pm
Wednesday9am3pm
Thursday9am3pm
Friday9am3pm