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Last updated on 21 April 2017
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Can we keep a school pet? We explain that it is up to schools whether to keep a pet, although it is not recommended by animal welfare charities. This article relays guidance on keeping exotic pets and handling animals in school, and links to examples of pet policies.

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  1. Government guidance
  2. Charity guidance
  3. Keeping animals
  4. Handling animals
  5. Policy examples
  6. Risk assessment example

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