Dogs Trust Loughborough is offering free workshops to help children in the Melton borough stay safe around dogs

Sarah Saunders, education and community officer, with her dog Lyra PHOTO: Supplied
Sarah Saunders, education and community officer, with her dog Lyra PHOTO: Supplied
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Dogs Trust Loughborough based at Wymeswold is offering primary schools free workshops to teach children how to stay safe around dogs and how to be a responsible pet owner.

Sarah Saunders, education and community officer at Dogs Trust, said: “Dogs Trust is committed to making sure we can live happily alongside dogs at home and when we are out and about, so I deliver fun free workshops in primary schools throughout the year and would love to work with more schools in the Melton borough.

“In our range of workshops we teach children how to safely interact around dogs and how to behave more confidently and safely around them. We hope that by helping young people understand how to behave around dogs we can help everyone stay safe and enjoy all the benefits a canine companion can bring.”

The workshops support a range of curriculum subjects and are inclusive of pupils’ needs.

To discuss booking a workshop at your school or a local community venue, call Sarah on 07917 838332 or email her at sarah.saunders@dogstrust.org.uk

Alternatively, to find out more, visit www.bedogsmart.org.uk