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DSPCA 1 Week Summer Camp "Animal Care" for Siblings aged 10 - 16 years

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DSPCA Rescue Centre

Mount Venus Road

Rathfarnham

Dublin 16

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The DSPCA are running a special one week "Animal Care" Summer Camps for siblings ages 10 – 16 in the DSPCA Campus in Rathfarnham.

We have space for 20 people each session and the camp will cost €195 (10% discount for Junior Members/10% discount for siblings). Please email us for codes before paying.

The camp is from 9.30 – 4.00pm Monday – Friday.


Camp participants will learn:

  • Care and handling of “small fluffy animals” (rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, ferrets, etc.)

  • The importance of environmental enrichment for farmyard animals

  • Care and handling of reptiles and other exotics

  • Care and handling of horses and equines

  • Care and handling of cats

  • Care and handling of dogs

  • Dog training/Dog agility

  • Basic Pet First Aid

  • Work of the DSPCA and a history of Irish Animal Welfare

  • How to Run an Animal Charity and the importance of Fundraising

  • Day Trip to Dublin Zoo to talk with the animal care and Education Staff

Requirements

  • All camp participants must have an up to date anti tetanus vaccine.

  • Camp times start sharp at 9.30am so we would appreciate early arrival.

  • Camp finishes sharp at 4pm.

  • Suitable clothing for outdoor activities should be warn (no hoodies please). Remember to dress appropriately for the weather and to bring sun cream. Please refrain from wearing jewellery.

  • Unfortunately we cannot take on people with animal allergies.

  • Please notify us of any medical conditions or special requirements before applying.

  • Mobile phones may be brought but we would ask that people refrain from using them during course times.

  • Please bring a suitable pack lunch. Tea, Coffee and microwave facilities will be provided.


Have questions about DSPCA "Animal Care" Summer Camps?

Contact DSPCA at education@dspca.ie

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