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2 Week Internship in Canine or Cat Care and Welfare for 16-18 year olds

DSPCA

Monday, 4 June 2018 at 09:00 - Friday, 8 June 2018 at 16:30 (IST)

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2 Week Internship in Canine or Cat Care and Welfare for 16-18 year olds 28 May 2018 Free   Add to Waitlist

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The DSPCA are offering 10 lucky young people the chance to work in the DSPCA rehoming Kennels, Cat Rehoming Centre or the Rehabilitation Unit for 2 weeks. 

Acceptance into the Internship is dependent on an interview process.

There are limited places working with the cats or dogs and the area you are interested in will be dicsussed at your interview.


During their time they will learn:

  • Dog or Cat Handling
  • Basic Dog or Grooming
  • Basic Dog Training and Agility Training
  • Dog or Cat Care
  • Feeding and Nutrition for Dogs or Cats
  • Importance of Environmental Enrichment and Play for Dogs and Cats

 

This basic 2 Week Internship is open to anyone between the ages of 16 - 18 years who are interested in working with dogs or cats in the future. This Internship is free of charge and Interns will be interviewed before being accepted onto the Programme.

 

Applicants must be able to:

  • Attend each day of the Internship for the full hours of 9am to 4.30 pm
  • Be willing to get muddy and pick up dog or cat poo
  • Have a basic level of fitness (dog walking can be a strenuous activity)
  • The DSPCA is not on a bus route so transport will be required to and from the Shelter each day.
  • You will be required to complete Garda Vetting prior to starting your internship place.

 

Do you have questions about 2 Week Internship in Canine or Cat Care and Welfare for 16-18 year olds? Contact DSPCA

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DSPCA
Mount Venus Rd
Rathfarnham
Dublin 16
Ireland

Monday, 4 June 2018 at 09:00 - Friday, 8 June 2018 at 16:30 (IST)


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DSPCA

The Dublin Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (DSPCA) is a registered charity, established in 1840 to prevent cruelty to animals and is now Ireland's largest animal welfare organisation.

Cruelty, neglect, accidental injury and sickness to animals continues today - and we are still here dealing with these problems.

More details can be found at www.dspca.ie

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