Shelter Tours

Learning about animals is fun and rewarding and seeing the DSPCA in action is a must for any group wanting to know more about what we do.

Why not arrange a free trip to our rescue and rehoming centre?

We can work with all ages of students and are happy to create an age/ability appropriate session tailored to your group’s interests. We can work around any Civics, Social, Political, Science and Career Guidance subjects.
School groups, community groups, summer recreation programs, church groups and any other interested groups can set up a time for a tour of the DPCA animal rescue and rehoming centre!

We can accommodate all ages from pre-school up to adult groups and all tours are age and ability appropriate.

Visits taking approximately 1½ hours and this time includes a discussion session in our lecture room followed by a tour of the centre including the cattery, dog kennels, small animals, horse stables, paddocks and wildlife rehabilitation sections.
Our lecture room can hold up to 60 students at a time.

Tours are free (donations always appreciated) and tour visiting hours are Monday – Friday between 10.30am to 3.30pm but must be pre-booked.  There is limited availability for tours on Saturdays and Sundays.  Please email gillian.bird@dspca.ie to make a booking.

Unfortunately we cannot accept ANY groups without an advance booking.