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.

All UK


  • A Free Be safe around dogs workshop - Blue Cross dog safety
    Teach your children how to better understand dogs and how to stay safe around them. Virtual talks via Zoom, Adobe Connect also available Find out more

  • A FREE digital workshop for uniform groups
    If you're a uniform group leader, why not request a free digital talk from PDSA 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

  • Animals and Us
    Our enthusiastic team can visit your school for a fantastic workshop on pet care. The session can be adapted to focus on any animal that you keep in school or those that families have at home. It will involve hands-on activities that expand beyond the classroom to the school grounds, and leave young people with the knowledge that they need to care for pets throughout their lives. Find out more

  • Battersea Dogs & Cats Home
    Free educational visits to a wide range of audiences covering: responsible dog and cat ownership, safety around dogs and the work of Battersea Dogs & Cats Home. 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 digital workshops
    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

  • 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

  • What's your status?
    With the increasing numbers of stray dogs being rescued in Sussex, particularly terrier types, the need to educate young people on pet care has become vital. Our highly trained team will come to your school and deliver a session that is engaging, enlightening and great fun. Find out more