Professional Practice and Legislation

CPD and short courses (short course)

Distance learning


Get an introduction to skills and requirements relating to the para-professional field of pet behaviour counselling, and prepare for work in this industry. Study with the Pet Behaviour Academy at Writtle College.

Who should attend?

Our course will suit you if you're an animal science graduate or professional looking to further your education.


Dates for this course are to be confirmed.

Please register your interest and we'll contact you when future dates are arranged.

Where you'll study

Your faculty

At Writtle College, our courses blending classroom learning with hands-on experience in specialised fields such as sport, agriculture, horticulture, animal studies, equine studies, conservation and floristry.

Our Level 2 and Level 3 programmes are designed to prepare you for your future career or higher education pathways.

Study on our beautiful countryside campus, with dedicated resource centres and state-of-the-art facilities – and be a part of our supportive community.

Where can I study?

Distance learning at ARU
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Study at a time that suits you, using our online learning management system.

More about distance learning

Fees & funding

Contact details

Pet Behaviour Academy
[email protected]

Entry requirements

Our course is aimed at animal science graduates or professionals who are already working in the area of pet behaviour, and looking to further their education.

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We'll be in touch when new dates are available.

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