What is Functional Osteopathy?

What is functional osteopathy? By Dustie Houchin MBA, MPAO, SPOP, BSc.Hons Ost, PGCHE. Osteopathy (for humans and animals) is often misunderstood because the word Osteopathy is less commonplace than the word Physiotherapy – although there are significant academic and clinical cross-overs in training and practice. Additionally, few realise that osteopaths (for humans) are Allied Healthcare…

New Canine Product from Erler Zimmer

Skull Model with Didactic Painting New from Erler Zimmer Mrs. Reimer from Bellini Dogphysio is explaining our Dog skull with didactic painting This life-size replica of a dog‘s skull shows the anatomical structures and is didactically painted so that the individual bones of the skull can be clearly seen and their location and relationship to…

What is Osteopathy?

What is Osteopathy? Today, I was asked to help a student, (who is trying to decide if he should become an osteopath. He asked, “What do osteopaths really do differently…? When I read my message back to Eleanor, she said I should share it with our community, as many of you are not osteopaths and…

Earth Day 2021

Restoring the earth This year’s Earth Day focuses on Restoring the Earth.This process can only be achieved by ACTION – taken by EVERYONEEach one of us has a responsibility to do our part, so that we might reach the TIPPING POINT of CHANGE.Today, commit to CHANGE. Commit to. caring about the animals who share our…

Course Currently Available

Did you know, our courses run all year round? From some of the recent emails we’ve received it’s evident that the set up of our courses isn’t obvious, so let’s keep it simple. Almost all of our courses have an online element, so we can keep them open for purchase all year round. The only restriction…

Level Two Pathway Explained

Let’s talk about Level Two 14 modules make up the Level Two pathway and commencements must be preceded be either an AOI  conversion course or a professional qualification in animal osteopathy. Modules 1-7 typically take a year to complete part-time and Modules 8-14 the same.  Osteopathy is a comprehensive system of healthcare that encompasses the…

PRINCE PHILIP 1921 – 2021

Prince Philip 1921 – 2021 ”It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.” Prince Philip was an honorary member of the Jockey Club since 1947, around the same time he became a naturalised British subject and married…

10% Discount Erler-Zimmer Products

Another great benefit from AOI Awesome for medical and veterinary goodies. Models, posters etc.. Erler Zimmer are one of the largest model and poster producers of medical and veterinary products in the world. They produce several canine models, and their posters are available in English, German and Latin. If you are a human practitioner, you…

Canine Functional Osteopathy Course – Enrol Now!

High quality training for professionals ENROLMENT NOW OPEN This course is part one of three levels and has been created to train those who want a career in the field of animal functional therapy (using osteopathic techniques for animals). Level One is the first element of our Academic Pathway for professionals and has been developed…

News about Vet Fest 2021

Vet Fest Postponed until 2022 Message from the Vet Fest Team…  VET Festival 2021, due to be held at Loseley Park in Surrey on 4-5 June, will sadly not be going ahead. We pride ourselves on delivering the best CPD event for the veterinary industry. Sadly, the Government roadmap timings have had an impact on co-ordinating and…