Search

Brownies learn about caring for animals at Beckton petshop

14:00 25 March 2014

Staff at Pets at Home taught the 1st Beckton Brownies about caring for animals

Staff at Pets at Home taught the 1st Beckton Brownies about caring for animals

Archant

A group of Brownies spent a day at a petshop, touching a snake and learning about looking after fish as they worked towards their friends to animals badge.

The visit to Pets at Home in Beckton for the 1st Beckton Brownies was organised by Kathy Brown, Brown Owl. Kathy said: “We arranged the visit after we had a pow wow with the girls as we were working towards our friends to animals badge. A clause of that badge was to find out how pets are cared for and Pets at Home kindly let schools and brownie groups visit the shop.

“They gave a talk on how the fish are looked after. Then we saw the snakes and the girls were able to touch the snake which was a great feeling for the Brownies. We also saw the bearded dragon get fed and were shown the guinea pigs and rabbits.”

Kathy thanked staff at the store for their cooperation and in particular for allowing the Brownies to do a conga around the store as part of their big birthday challenge badge.

The Brownies are 100 years old this year and many are taking part in activities across the country to mark the occasion. The 1st Beckton Brownies have been running for 25 years.

0 comments

Latest Newham News Stories

Denisa Silmen

An “enraged and jealous” man has been found guilty of murdering his girlfriend in an attack that was recorded on her mobile phone.

Keith Carron

Police are concerned about the welfare of a man who went missing from Newham University Hospital today.

Newham Police
16:00
Samantha Sutherland wrote and stars in Thisbe

A sequel to one of the Bard’s most celebrated plays is set to shake up our perception of two of his star-crossed lovers.

15:05
Staff Kayleigh Longhurst and Ebony Patterson with Amelia Dobbs, six, and Gioella Williams, four

Pigs, birds and ponies kept crowds of people enertained throughout the half-term at Newham City Farm.

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read news

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Are you in need of a new kitchen? Try our competition and you could win a brand new one!

Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.

Read more
MyOffers H&M Competition

Who wouldn’t love the chance to go on a shopping spree. Imagine being able to walk into a shop and choose whatever your heart desires without having to worry about how much it costs.

Read more

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Newham Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now