The Benefits of Pets

How can pets enhance recovery? A course designed for students that are interested in exploring the benefits that many people have gained by choosing to share their lives with companion animals of all shapes and sizes. Looking at the research, sharing stories and providing plenty of opportunities for people to think about and share their own experiences.

This course aims to look at the ways in which companion animals can help us improve and maintain our own well-being, while acknowledging the commitments and difficulties that can be involved with caring for our pets. Acknowledging that not everyone is in a position to own a pet, we also explore some of the alternatives to pet ownership and help people evaluate the pros and cons of owning different kinds of pets considering individual circumstances.

A course suitable for anyone interested in finding out more about how pets can enhance recovery.

Course duration: half day