Education, Shelter News

Double Delight for Shelter Education Team

The Education Team here at the Shelter have had a busy few months, and their hard work and creativity were recognised recently with two fantastic awards. Firstly, at Cheltenham Literature Festival, the ‘Paws for Reading’ project won the David Vaisey Prize. The David Vaisey Trust recognises and rewards outstanding initiatives by public libraries in Gloucestershire […]

Education, Shelter News

Summer Half Term Animal Days

Our new-look Animal Days will launch this May! Sessions will now be three hours long and  tailored to either dogs or small animals and cats. This will allow for a more structured and in depth educational experience while ensuring maximum time with the animals. The ‘Dog Session’ Animal Experience includes the opportunity to gain some […]

Education, Shelter News

Education Update

picture: Banjo out and about visiting before he was rehomed this week Last week was a busy one for the education team here at Cheltenham Animal Shelter, as Gina explains… On Tuesday we visited Hartpury College campus to take part in their Big Careers event. We spent the day manning our information stall where we […]

Education, Shelter News

CAS Launch “Paws For Reading”

We recently visited Prestbury Library for the launch of our new initiative ‘Paws for Reading’; a partnership between the Shelter & Prestbury Library which allows children with low reading confidence the opportunity to improve with a reading assistance pet. The children read out loud to animals instead of teachers or parents, which allows the freedom to […]