Animal Carer for a Day

Have you ever fancied mucking in (or mucking out) with a real-life animal care team? Well now’s your chance!

Our animal carer for the day package, is perfect for anyone who would like an insight into how we care for the animals here at Woodlands. The day includes exciting one to one interaction with a wide range of species, a chance to feel like part of the team here at Woodlands, and full support throughout the day.

Shadowing one of our experienced staff you will learn new skills and have a greater understanding of animal care and will get involved in every part of the animal carers day, from preparing food to feeding and cleaning out. Plus whatever surprises may come along.

We hold our experience days on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9am to 5pm. Tea breaks and lunch are all included, plus you’ll get a signed certificate to go home with!

Our animal carer for the day experience costs £40 and all monies raised via experience days will go directly towards the running costs of Woodlands Animal Sanctuary

Animal Carer for the Day Gifts

An animal carer experience at Woodlands animal sanctuary is perfect as a gift for a loved one or friend who is interested in animal care. If you choose to purchase our animal carer experience as a gift we will send you a voucher with a personalized messaged to give to the recipient!

How to Apply

We ask that everyone who is interested in purchasing an animal carer for the day package first submits an application form. This helps us to ensure not only the animals safety, but that you get the most out of your experience day.

To submit your application simply fill in the form below and email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Alternatively, you can post it to Woodlands Animal Sanctuary, Woodlands Farm, Sandy Lane, Holmeswood, Lancashire, L40 1UE.

If you are purchasing an animal carer for the day package as a gift, please ensure you complete the form to best of your ability on behalf of the recipient.

Once your application has been reviewed we will be in touch via phone or email. Once approved you will be able to pay for your experience day online using the button below or by cash or cheque on the day. Please do not make a payment until your application has been approved.

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Please only use the button below once you have sent your form to us and once you have been instructed to do so by a member of the team at Woodlands.

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