Education and training for individuals and organisations involved in the care of animals is a major priority for the Foundation. Many of our educational activities are provided free of charge. Where a fee is involved, or when donations are received from participants, all income is invested in our support for welfare projects.

The Foundation provides educational programmes at all levels, including:


Veterinary Surgeons

  • Continuing Professional Development courses
  • In-house training to specialist Diploma level



  • Specialist training courses offered to nurses throughout the UK
  • Internal training programmes



  • Clinical training for undergraduates in a specialist setting
  • Provision of lecturers to the University of Nottingham Veterinary School


Pet Owners

  • Health and welfare seminars
  • Open Days with a focus on education



  • Post Graduate Certificate Course in Small Animal Rehabilitation