Past Exhibitors

 

African Conservation Experience 

African Conservation Experience (ACE) arrange placements at wildlife conservation projects in southern Africa. Students can join the projects for a duration of 2-12 weeks, year round, and gain valuable practical experience. The projects range from wildlife rehabilitation centres to Big 5 game reserves, and there are opportunities to learn about animal care, wildlife veterinary medicine, field research and reserve management, wildlife capture and relocation and marine conservation. All placements are fully supported, with ACE arranging flights, ground transportation, accommodation and meals and 24/7 support in Africa.

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CAW Business School  

CAW Business School was established in 2012 by The College of Animal Welfare to offer business and accountancy programmes to those throughout the Eastern region and beyond. CAW Business School in an AAT approved and ILM approved centre offering accountancy and bookkeeping qualifications as well as both certificate and diploma level leadership and management courses. The courses on offer allow students to gain professional qualifications with flexible study options to increase their future job prospects. CAW Business School also offers apprenticeships in Accounting, Business Admin and Customer Service roles in a range of different organisations so you can earn while you learn.

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Critterish Allsorts

Animal Assisted Therapy is becoming a more widely accepted form of healing therapy. Critterish Allsorts (featured on BBC, 5 News & worldwide TV) are seen as worldwide pioneers in the field, and are keen to help others explore this satisfying area of work with animals. Come along and find out how you too can have a career helping others with animals. Critterish Allsorts provide animal presentations for schools, brownies, beavers, cubs, events, birthday parties and more. Their main business and specialism, however, is in providing animal assisted therapy to care homes, psychiatric hospitals and individuals on a 1 to 1 basis.

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Cromwell Veterinary Group 

The Cromwell Veterinary Group is one of an elite group of Practices around the world to celebrate over 100 years of Veterinary care. Once a large animal practice, the Practice has evolved to become exclusively a small animal practice in 1997. Today the original surgery in Huntingdon has expanded to become a 24hr small animal hospital and Cromwell Vets now provides care to pets all over Huntingdonshire with branch surgeries in St Ives, St Neots, Ramsey, Cambourne and Sawtry.

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Guide Dogs

Guide dogs offers a great opportunity to work with both dogs and people. We offer careers in dog care, training of dogs in the early stages of guiding, supervising the development of pups and also the advance training of the dog, matching to the blind person and the training of both. All of the jobs have a training programme which vary in length and may require going to a central location for theory based training. Guide dogs have locations nation wide, advertising vacancies on their website www.guidedogs.org.uk

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Hearing Dogs for Deaf People  

At Hearing Dogs for Deaf People we are passionate about our mission to create life-changing partnerships between hearing dogs and deaf recipients. We employ a wide range of staff from a variety of backgrounds to help us succeed. We offer a professional and fun working environment where ideas are shared and where team work is vital to the running of the Charity. Come and meet two of our trainers who can tell you more about what it is like to work with us and give you information on how to begin a career at Hearing dogs for Deaf People.

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Julie Cory 

Julie has 20 years’ experience of animal behaviour and training. She has lectured on various topics related to behaviour and training for colleges, universities and professional conferences. Julie will be able to give advice regarding educational opportunities and career options.

 

Medivet 

Medivet The Vets is a large veterinary partnership containing 123 practices in the UK, all owned and run by veterinary surgeons. Medivet is built on a ‘hub and spoke’ model of 24-hour centres with satellite practices. Practices are equipped to deal with day-to-day procedures, with more expensive, specialised equipment located at one of nine 24-hour centres. Medivet offer many different career paths to help you achieve your goals, from entry roles to training, all the way through to partnership opportunities. For more information about career opportunities with Medivet, visit: http://medivet.co.uk/vet-professionals/

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PDSA 

Helping pets in need for almost 100 years, PDSA touches the lives of more pets and their owners than any other animal charity in the UK today. With 51 PDSA Pet Hospitals and over 380 Pet Practices delivering vital lifesaving care daily, there is no other animal charity that compares to PDSA in terms of the scale and impact it has on animal welfare. Every year 470,000 pets need our help with over 2.7 million treatments to stop them suffering from sickness, injury and to prevent them from dying. From our vets and volunteers to our shop and office support staff – we are a dedicated team who are passionate about pets. Find out more at www.pdsa.org.uk/careers


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Pets at Home 

In just over 20 years Pets at Home has grown from a one shop business to become the largest and most successful pet care specialist retailer in the UK. We have more than 400 stores, 346 vets and 190 Groom Rooms (pet grooming salons), with plans to open a further 20 stores this year! We can offer career opportunities within retail, retail management, pet grooming, head office functions, warehousing, distribution and veterinary care (Vets4Pets). We have previously been voted Number 1 in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to Work for list, an accolade we are extremely proud of!

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Purrfectly Pampered

I am a self employed Cat Groomer who delivers a mobile grooming service in the Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire area. I have 20 years experience of working with cats and have trained in their behaviour, psychology, general health and grooming. I can offer the same standard of grooming you would receive in a salon in the comfort of your own home. Using patience and love I can groom even the most reluctant cats and help to maintain good skin and coat health and am always happy to give advice to cat owners on looking after their feline friends!

 
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Royal Veterinary College, University of London

Founded in 1791, the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), University of London is one of the world’s leading veterinary and biological science institutions, renowned for pioneering approaches to teaching, research and cutting edge clinical provision. Based in central London (Camden) and Hertfordshire (575-acre site), its two campuses offer a friendly and supportive environment with state-of-the-art facilities for its 1,700 students. The RVC is the most globally accredited veterinary school, as well as being the UK’s largest and only independent specialist. The RVC offers a range of renowned undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees.

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Shepreth Wildlife Park 

Shepreth Wildlife Park runs a volunteer programme offering valuable experience to those wishing to pursue a career working with animals. Our placements cover all aspects of the wildlife park, from educating visitors to working with the wide variety of species at the wildlife park. Shepreth Wildlife Park is involved in a number of international breeding projects and also has a very successful education programme.

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The College of Animal Physiotherapy 

Our primary objective is to promote excellence in animal therapy. Excellence in the IAAT involves and includes; having a robust registration process, ensuring continuing membership standards, have robust continuing professional development standards, working collaboratively with other organisations to share best practice and maintaining links to leading insurance companies.

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The College of Animal Welfare

Established in 1989 by one of the leading animal welfare charities, Wood Green Animal Shelters in Cambridgeshire. The vision was to use education to help tackle animal welfare issues and the problem of unwanted and abandoned animals. In 1996, the College became an independently managed, not-for-profit, organisation in its own right and changed its name to The College of Animal Welfare. Today, the College has centres in Huntingdon, Leeds, Potters Bar and Edinburgh specialising in training in the land-based sector. We strongly believe that education and training is the key to raising standards of animal welfare. To this end, we strive to create new and accessible opportunities for learning, and encourage employers and those working with animals to undertake appropriate levels of training and continue with lifelong learning and education.

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The Mayhew Animal Home 

Since 1886 The Mayhew Animal Home has been one of the most effective animal welfare organisations in London, helping hundreds of dogs and cats to escape a life of abandonment, cruelty and neglect every year. Our vision is a society where animals are treated and cared for with respect and we aim to help animals in need gain a better quality of life through our animal care, education and welfare projects.

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The Royal Army Veterinary Corps 

The RAVC are deeply involved with all aspects of military animal activity, from ceremonial duties with the Household Cavalry or The King’s Troop RHA to the procurement, training and maintenance of Military Working Dogs and their subsequent use in UK and Operational theatres. RAVC personnel enjoy a challenging and varied career involved in all aspects of the use of animals for military purposes, from the animals’ procurement, through their initial assessment and training. Ensuring the maintenance of the animals’ health, welfare and fitness throughout their service life is of the highest standard enables them to be used to their full operational capacity. 

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Vets4Pets and Companion Care Vets  

At Vets4Pets we know your pet is a much loved part of the family and you want them to enjoy a long, healthy life. This is why our veterinary teams, made up of animal loving experts, firmly believe in providing the highest level of care and treating every pet they see like they would their own. Every Vets4Pets practice is equipped with the latest in technology, which means we can offer your pets the personalised care they need. Our practices are also designed to make your pet’s time with us as comfortable as possible; just like kids don’t always like going to the dentist, we know pets don’t always like going to the vets!

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Wagz and Whiskers 

Wagz and Whiskers provide pet sitting and dog walking services in and around Godmanchester, Huntingdon. They pride themselves on delivering ‘personalised in-home care when you can’t be there’. The registered pet sitters are all CRB checked, insured and have a variety of experience in behavioural training and First Aid for Animals. Wagz and Whiskers offer services which include; day care, dog boarding, dog visits, dog walking, pet sits and puppy visits.

 
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Wood Green, The Animals Charity  

From humble beginnings in 1924 Wood Green, The Animals Charity has grown to become one of the leading animal welfare organisations in the UK. We take in animals of all shapes and sizes! As well as cats and dogs, we find loving new homes for thousands of chickens, rabbits, mice, guinea pigs, goats, sheep, ferrets and more! Our vision is of a world where all pets are well cared for in loving homes for life. We aim to achieve this vision by providing the best possible care for animals in need, promoting good animal welfare and responsible pet ownership by providing support, guidance and education to members of the public and setting standards of animal welfare in the UK and beyond.

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Past Exhibitors

22-ACPAT      NARPS TOCES          Ravenswood Pet Rescue         15-Canine-Partners  14-Animals-Asia-logo      12-Huntingdon-District-Council          10-Oyster             7-British-Horse-Society  3-BVNA