UCR - University Centre Reaseheath
University Centre Reaseheath

Rebecca Partoon

Rebecca Partoon Lecturer/Course Manager Rebecca gained a first-class BSc (Hons) in Animal Behaviour and Biology at the University of Chester, before going on to complete an MSc in Clinical Animal Behaviour at the University of Lincoln. Rebecca set up her own business in her second year of University in pet-sitting and dog walking, which gradually […]

Cert HE Canine Behaviour and Training

Kennels and Dog Training Arena at University Centre Reaseheath

Cert HE Canine Behaviour and Training Do you want to pursue a career in the canine industry, without the commitment of a full degree?  This one-year full-time programme aims to develop the knowledge and skills which are necessary to professionally and ethically undertake canine behaviour and training roles, through the balance of theoretical study with […]

Dog food supplier ‘Gentle’ supports UCR canine undergraduates 

Dog food supplier ‘Gentle’ supports UCR canine undergraduates Natural dog food supplier Gentle has kindly donated a large amount of cold pressed dog food to support the learning of Canine Behaviour undergraduates at University Centre Reaseheath. The family run business has been selling cold pressed dog food manufactured by a German company for over fifteen […]

Sophie Park

Sophie Park Lecturer and Course Manager Sophie completed BSc (Hons) Bioveterinary Science at Harper Adams University, gaining a 1st class degree with her dissertation studying the effects of maternal blood and saliva cortisol level on neonatal lamb behaviour. Sophie has extensive experience with ruminants, and worked as a Research Assistant on Harper Adams APAS unit, […]

Jessica Harley

Jessica Harley Lecturer and Course Manager  Jessica has a Master of Research from the University of Chester and ten years of academic and industry research experience. She is the former Chair of the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA) Animal Welfare Working Group (2016-2022) and co-editor of the BIAZA Animal Welfare Toolkit, […]

Lucianna Churchill

Lucianna Churchill Programme Leader  Lucianna completed her MVetPhys in Veterinary Physiotherapy at Writtle University College in 2019, and is a member of NAVP. Lucianna is currently a registered and practicing Veterinary Physiotherapist and has interests in injury, rehabilitation and biomechanics. Lucianna also has completed her PGCE. Research Interests Equine/Canine Rehabilitation and Therapy Equine/Canine Performance and Fitness Canine […]

Paige McCormack

Paige McCormack Lecturer/Course Manager Paige completed BSc (Hons) in Animal Behaviour and Welfare (Clinical Route) at Harper Adams University, gaining a 1st class degree with her dissertation investigating veterinary referral routes for problem behaviours in companion animals. Paige is in the process of changing from a provisional member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors […]

Access to Higher Education Diploma (Land Based Studies)

Access to Higher Education Diploma (Land Based Studies) If you have a thirst for knowledge and the motivation to achieve the qualifications you need for degree level study, we can support you on your academic journey. Our flexible Access to Higher Education Diploma is a nationally recognised qualification designed for ambitious students like you wanting […]

BSc (Hons) Canine Clinical Behaviour (Top-Up)

BSc (Hons) Canine Clinical Behaviour (Top-up) If you have completed your Foundation degree in a canine-related subject, or you already have considerable canine knowledge, why not extend your learning for a year and top-up to a full BSc (Hons) in Canine Clinical Behaviour?  Recent figures have shown there are now over 13 million dogs in the […]

Foundation Degree Canine Behaviour and Training

FdSc in Canine Behaviour and Training With over 13 million dogs in the UK and 34% of households now owning a dog (World Animal Foundation 2023) there is an ever-growing demand for a range of canine related services including professional dog trainers, behaviourists, groomers, dog walkers, sitters and kennel managers as well as the rehabilitation […]