‘Enhancing the lives and learning of young people through specialist canine support.’

Canine-Assisted Learning provides animal-assisted intervention, activities and support to both educational and private environments.
Our highly trained assistance dogs and therapists have a wealth of experience working with young people with special educational needs along with mainstream students. We take pride in the professional, unique service we offer and aim to be the leaders in Animal Assisted Interventions in schools in the UK. We are a member of the Society for Companion Animal Studies and we fully comply with their codes of practice. Our dedicated, intuitive and professional teams can help to:

  • Improve overall academic achievement and social skills
  • Aid attainment in literacy
  • Photo of a girl reading with a dogProvide a calming influence in the classroom
  • Boost self-esteem and confidence
  • Teach responsibility and respect
  • Increase motivation
  • Improve negative behaviour

We love working with young people of all ages and abilities. We offer our services to all educational environments and are currently proud to be working in mainstream primary and secondary schools, special educational needs schools and; social, emotional and behavioural difficulties schools. We are proud to be able to say that we achieve consistent positive results with the young people we work with.  For examples of some of our results click here