Welcome!

Welcome to Get active with animals.. where you can find ways to volunteer, tap into animal magic at home, find animal-related holidays... anything which involves animals...

What's on in 2015?

Click here to see a list of animal events in 2015

Click on the llama to visit our sister website, Animals Charities, to see a listing of animal events in 2015...

Welcome to Get Active with Animals

Whether you want to walk with llamas, ride horses, volunteer, enjoy time in the countryside or get close up and personal on an experience day, we've got ideas for you. Plus there's info on animal holidays & travel, & conservation volunteer weekends.  

Go wild for nature
June is 30 Days Wild month - get close up to nature and do something to get closer to nature this June.   Take one action every day.   You could just stop and sniff wild flowers, do a bit of bird spotting, get wet in the rain deliberately, go on a muddy walk, create a log pile in a corner of your garden for insects, provide a wildlife corridor for hedgehogs, practice drawing a tree...   Go to the Wildlife Trust for more info!

Who lives in British Woodlands?
So you may well head off to the woods - who could be in the undergrowth or enjoying the shade of the trees, or taking a stroll through woodland?  Find out about animals in British Woodlands here.

Watch the birdie!
If you enjoy watching wildlife and birds in particular in your garden, or just simply outdoors, here are some tips from Birds and Bees...

The National Trust produced a list of 50 things every child should do before they are 11 3/4.  Give yourself a chance this Christmas break to see whether you can break away from routine & give some of them a go!  More... 
 
Help walk dogs
If you want to get more exercise, what could be a better way than to volunteer for a dog rescue centre?  Or to help elderly people walk their dogs?  Click here for ways to help walk dogs

Walk with a llama 
There's lots of opportunity to take a walk with a llama in the UK - it's great fun and a rather different way to take a stroll through the countryside with a new friend!  More...