Be Pet Smart is a free, fun, and interactive learning experience for children aged 3 to 12 years.
Our mission is to educate children on dog safety and responsible pet ownership. The program is available to all Logan education facilities, including community groups.
A live education animal may be available for ages 4 and over (subject to facility assessment and animal availability).
Woof, Peppy and Jacky can't wait to meet you!
How to book for 2023
Bookings for this program will be open from Tuesday 17 January 2023. Bookings are available on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (subject to staff availability). Please fill in our Be Pet Smart booking form and our staff will be in touch.
Number of students per session
2 sessions, one week apart
Up to 22 students
Prep and above
Up to 45 students
Be Pet Smart teaches participants how to:
safely interact with strange dogs
behave if approached by a strange dog
identify and read cat and dog body language
look after their pets.
We are committed to educating our community about:
reducing the number of dog attacks, particularly on children
responsible pet ownership
our animal keeping local laws
the impact of pets on the environment
the difference between different types of working dogs and a pet.
Be Pet Smart has strong links with the Australian Curriculum ACARA. Copies of the curriculum connections are available on request. The program acknowledges the importance of education between the home and school.
Each participant will receive:
Be Pet Smart Certificate
Before the program, teachers will have access to a resource guide. This guide extends students learning and understanding of the content.
Tell us your feedback
We value your feedback. To tell us your ideas and suggestions to improve our Be Pet Smart program please email firstname.lastname@example.org.