Training

Over the years SCAS has delivered some of the highest quality and leading edge training in the human-animal bond, animal-assisted interventions and pet bereavement support.  Our training provision is currently under review and we hope to have some good news for you soon regarding our new training and development portfolio.  Whilst our training courses are not currently available for enrolment, some of the courses that SCAS has delivered include:

Pet Loss Support in Veterinary Practice

Introduction to Animal-Assisted Interventions

Companion Animal Interventions in Therapeutic Practice

Practical Training for Therapy Dogs

In addition to our structured training programmes SCAS has delivered workshops and presented at conferences to a variety of audiences including:

  • Association of Veterinary Students conference, London
  • Bristol Veterinary School
  • Royal Veterinary College
  • University of Liverpool
  • University of Cambridge
  • Nottingham University
  • Edinburgh veterinary school
  • Glasgow veterinary school
  • The Veterinary Forensic and Law Association
  • Royal Society of Medicine
  • British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA)
  • British Venterinary Nursing Association (BVNA)
  • Society for Practicing Veterinary Surgeons (SPVS)
  • Polmont Young Offenders Institution in Falkirk, Scotland talking about the use of AAI alongside Joan Dalton from Project Pooch.
  • Pet Food Manufacturers Association
  • International Association for Human Animal Interaction Organisations (IAHAIO)