Arrange a visit from a pet expert

Please see below the list of animal welfare organisations who can visit you. Use the map on the right if you would like to customise your search.

We can visit you in West England

  • A veterinary nurse FREE workshop
    Bring the world of vets and pets into your classroom with exciting workshops delivered by your very own veterinary nurse! Learn about the five things that pets need to be healthy and happy and about some of the animals we've helped to recovery through our Pet Hospitals. We can also offer specific workshops on keeping safe around dogs and can tailor all workshops to fit in with topics and curriculum needs. Find out more

  • A FREE workshop for uniform groups
    If you're a uniform group leader, why not request a visit from a PDSA vet nurse to help with your animal-related badges and events? We can tailor our workshops to whatever topic you'd like to cover, including Canine Communication, Animal Heroes and the Five Welfare Needs of pets. Find out more

  • A FREE Youth Group Workshop
    If you're a group with members aged between 5 and 15, why not book an interactive workshop with a PDSA veterinary nurse? As the UK's leading veterinary charity, we can deliver workshops about the five things all pets need to be healthy and happy, safety around dogs, or can tailor our workshops to fit in with other topics. Find out more

  • Animal Heroes in War and Peace FREE workshop
    Looks at the heroic acts of animals in times of war and peace, PDSA’s medal programme and its animal recipients. Also shares the amazing stories of PDSA’s Pet Survivor awards. Find out more

  • Blue Cross dog safety workshops
    Teach your children how to better understand dogs and how to stay safe around them Find out more

  • Canine Communication FREE workshops
    Classes will learn how to recognise what dogs are telling them through their body language, key dos and don'ts around dogs and how to keep themselves safe. Workshops are fun and interactive. Find out more

  • Dogs Helping Kids
    Dogs Helping Kids has specially trained dogs purely to work in the school, college, and library environment as both educational and therapeutic aids - to help teach children non-violence, empathy, respect, kindness, love, responsibility, friendship and trust. Find out more

  • Dogs Trust Free Education Workshops
    A visit from one of our Education Officers to primary schools and youth groups across the UK to teach children aged 7-11 years about responsible dog ownership and safety around dogs. Find out more

  • Free talks on pet care
    Visiting speaker for schools and youth groups on the needs of pets and how to keep them happy and healthy. Assemblies, class visits or youth groups. Find out more

  • Free talks to Pony Clubs and horse groups
    Blue Cross speakers can talk to your group about their work with horses and about how horse welfare can be improved Find out more

  • Life skills - responsible dog ownership workshops
    Our fun, interactive session will help your class explore the issues and consequences around dog ownership. Suitable for Upper KS2 and KS3. These sessions are free of charge. Find out more

  • RespectaBULL workshops
    Workshops to discuss the issues of keeping dogs by young people in urban areas Find out more

  • School/community group visits
    A cat care/CP charity talk from trained volunteers covering the Five Freedoms and audience specific information Find out more