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Let's talk about pets

Education resources to help anyone become
the best pet owner they can be

At Wood Green, we’re passionate about pets and want to get people talking about them! For over ten years, we’ve been working in communities with schools,
families and other groups, empowering the pet owners of today and tomorrow with advice about keeping pets happy and healthy.
Our education resources are here to help continue those conversations.
So, whatever your age, your needs, or your audience, we have something to get you talking!
 

Let’s talk about pets... as a family

Our fun, family booklets are great for discovering more about pets – and they’re easy to print out too!

Let’s talk about pets in your school and community

Our free, fun, interactive workshops are perfect for getting young people and their families talking about pets. We designed them for schools, but they can be adapted for lots of different audiences.

NEW for the 2020/21 academic year

We’re now offering live, digital workshops on Microsoft Teams to ALL primary schools and centres across England.

For added flexibility, you can still take part with our pre-recorded workshops and supporting resources – all hosted on Google Classroom.

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Pets in schools and communities

Read our brochure for more info on what we offer and how we help professionals support pet owners and their pets.

Download here
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Animals in schools

Explore our easy-to-follow guide on keeping pets healthy and happy in an education setting.

Download guide

Fun pet activities

If you have children who love pets, these fun pet activities will be sure to entertain them, with the added bonus of learning at the same time! Even if you have no pets in the home, there’s still plenty to get hands-on with.

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Make Henry Hamster a happy home

Our fun and interactive parent-led sessions are perfect for families who love animals. Just download the activity, print the plan and have lots of fun meeting Henry and Wiggles.

Download the activity here

 

Download the plan
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Dog safety detectives

Help yor child become a dog safety detective for the day. Download the presentation, print the plan and have lots of fun!

Download the activity here

Download the plan
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Staying safe around dogs

Help your child learn about keeping safe around dogs with this fun activity.

Download the activity here

Download the plan

Let's talk about... pet fact sheets

Find out more about some of the animals we care for with our family-friendly pet fact sheets.


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Happy Dog, Happy Home

Looking for advice on how to keep children and dogs happy together in the home?

Our new animated video can help! Watch it now for tips on understanding dogs’ behaviour and staying safe around them. It’s not only educational, it’s fun too!

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Fun rabbit animations

Meet Nibbles, star of five fun animations, who shares some great ideas for keeping him and his rabbit friends healthy and happy.

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Make your own origami dog

Looking for something to build while at home? Our origami pets are a fun project for both adults and children!

Why not try an origami guinea pig too?

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Make your own origami cat

All you need is paper, scissors and some colouring pencils to get started.

Download PDF

Chicken colouring sheet

Chickens LOVE the company of other hens and a cockerel, it makes them feel happy and safe so be sure to colour them all so they can keep each other company. Have fun!

Download colouring sheet

Make your own origami rabbits

All you need is some paper, scissors and colouring pencils to get started!

Download PDF
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Homeless animals need your support

We rely on the kindness and generosity of our amazing supporters to care for animals at Wood Green. We've got lots of ideas of how you can get involved and lend your support.

How you can help

Ways you can help

Whilst we can only offer volunteering roles to individuals over 16 years old, there is still plenty that younger supporters can do to make a difference for the animals in our care.

Our animals love playing with homemade toys and snoozing on comfy blankets, which all help make their stay that bit more comfortable. If you would like to get involved and get crafty, here are some ideas:


Braided dog toy Reuse old blankets and towels

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Crackers for rats Delicous treats for little pets

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Rope ladders For our small animal cages

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Cat kickeroos For cats to kick about

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Want to work for Wood Green?

Working for an animal charity is hugely rewarding, especially if you love pets! To find out more about current vacancies, click here.

Get an insight into some of the roles at Wood Green by clicking here .

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