PetPEP - Australian Veterinary Association

PetPEP - Australian Veterinary Association
Publication Date: January, 2010
Type of Resource: Teacher background info

This online resource deals with teaching the basic needs of animals to younger students.

The resource gives details of how teachers in Queensland can arrange an incursion to their school by someone associated with the Australian Veterinary Association who will talk at an age-appropriate level about the needs as well as how to care for domesticated animals.

The Vet Voice site also gives general advice about responsible pet ownership, safety around animals, healthy living (pets and people) as well as the welfare of animals and animals in the community.

Additional Information

This education outreach service of Vet Voice is only available for Queensland but information on this site might be useful for teachers all over Australia.

Australian Curriculum:
  • Year Foundation > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Living things have basic needs, including food and water > ACSSU002