Introductory Pet Care Patch Workshop

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This workshop is for anyone between the ages of 6-9 years old who is interested in visiting the shelter, learning about proper pet care, and learning how to practice safe behavior around dogs and cats. PCW_badge

This workshop includes a tour of the shelter and interactive lessons on responsible pet care and safety around animals. It is 1 ½ hours long and includes spcaLA give-aways and an spcaLA Pet Care iron-on patch.

Parents are welcome at the Pet Care Patch Workshop. However, we ask that chaperoning parents be limited to 2 per group/troop, if applicable, and to leave younger siblings at home. Parents are also asked to refrain from answering their cell phones inside the Education Center during the workshop.

All classes are from 11:30am to 1:00pm

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spcaLA P.D. Pitchford Companion Animal Village & Education Center SEE MAP
7700 East Spring Street
Long Beach, CA 90815

The cost of this workshop is $10.00 per child.

Full or partial participant cancellation must be received at least three weeks prior to your scheduled workshop date to receive a full refund, minus a 10% processing fee. Cancellations received fewer than three weeks prior to your scheduled workshop are not eligible for a refund.

Registration is completed online and is done on a first come, first served basis. Payment is due at time of registration. Please note there is a maximum of 15 and minimum of 6 students necessary to run the workshop, unless otherwise noted. Multiple groups and/or individuals can sign up for the same workshop date until attendance is at capacity. If a workshop does not reach its minimum, you will be notified one week before your workshop date in order to reschedule or receive a full refund.
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For additional information or to be added to our waiting list, please contact the Humane Education Department at or at 562-216-2545.