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.  

Nature is a great healer and de-stresser and animals have a way of going right through to the heart. 

Animal News just in...
Did you hear that a Newfoundland dog swallowed his owner's watch?  The owner found the watch when the alarm...  More from the BBC...

Tuesday 29th July is International Tiger Day...  because of habitat loss, conflict between humans and animals and a changing climate, tiger numbers in the wild are down to 3,000.   Here are ways to find out more and to help tigers.
 
There's plenty of ways you can enjoy our feathered friends.   More...

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...