Pets at Home is once again offering its fun and free interactive ‘My Pet Pals’ workshops every day between 24th May and 2nd June.

The workshops offer fun-filled activities to teach children how to care for ‘fantastic fish’, whilst demonstrating how rewarding these pets can be. Children will have the chance to take part in interactive games, meet the Pets at Home fish residents and complete fun activity sheets based on what they have learnt.

At the end of the session, they will be given stickers and a certificate to show they are equipped to be excellent fish owners.

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Taking place every day in the Newport store at 11.30am, the workshops are aimed at children between the ages of 5-11 and will be hosted by the friendly and knowledgeable Pets at Home pet care advisors.

Darrell Wallace, Store Manager at the Pets at Home Isle of Wight, said:

“Our free My Pet Pals workshops are a great way for parents and children to understand everything they need to know about owning a pet. Our expert pet care advisors tailor the workshops to ensure they are fun, interactive and educational, whilst demonstrating how ‘fantastic fish’ can make a fabulous first pet for children”.

The workshops will cover the 5 key welfare needs for fish including shelter, food, water, good health, appropriate company and the right living environment. Each workshop lasts approximately 30 minutes and is free to attend.

Bookings can be made at

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