Courses & Events

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Vet Festival 2019

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Vet Festival 2019

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AOI – Stage II Equine Osteopathy Course

For more information contact the AOI on or go to Facebook (Animal Osteopathy International) 

BPP/Mc.Timoney College – MSc Animal Manipulation (Osteopathy)

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Suitable for qualified osteopaths who wish to transfer their skills to the care of animals.

Validated by BPP University, the Animal Manipulation (Osteopathy) programme is a Masters-level programme that trains students in Animal Osteopathic techniques.

A wide range of academic subjects as well as an introduction to the philosophy and practice of animal techniques are studied.

The first year of the programme is delivered at Warwickshire College. The second year of the programme is conducted at various sites throughout the country where practical skills are taught under the supervision of a qualified practitioner.

The programme is semestered over two years and students are required to attend monthly weekend tutorial sessions. 

Diploma in Animal Osteopathy – European School of Osteopathy

Starting 2019

This course is ideal for anyone who has successfully undertaken one of the Foundation Courses run with the ESO or for those who have undertake a foundation (structural) level course with Stuart McGregor or the UCO’s Postgraduate Certificate. It is also suitable for those with a professional level massage or bodywork (for animals) qualification who can demonstrate a solid understanding of joint articulation, stretching, soft tissue treatment and gait analysis at interview.

Exploring osteopathic concepts and how we relate them to the animal patient and adaptations of osteopathic technique, this course is aimed at those who want to use more than basic MSK techniques to treat their animal patients.