A Career in Animal Osteopathy

Treat, travel, teach... It's all open to you with AOI

Are you interested in becoming an animal osteopath? If so, first take a look at our new video (below), which talks about life as an animal osteopath and the exciting opportunities that are open to you. Then you could take a look at our past student profiles.

PLEASE NOTE: This video was created for ESO students and its alumni. If you have an interest in animal osteopathy, please support your school, by ensuring that you subscribe via this page. Doing so, will link your name to the ESO, our validators. This helps us track students who are interested in our courses, but have come via the ESO.

Past student profiles

If watching our video has sparked your interest in animal osteopathy, take a look through our lists of courses on the AOI website and be sure to subscribe to our course information newsletter, so that you are one of the first to be informed about our existing new workshops.

Our courses are divided up into canine and equine, because experience has taught us that many students have a natural preference for one group over the other. Also, whilst there are some similarities between horses and dogs, there are also many differences. Especially when it comes to environmental considerations, associated pathologies and orthopaedic variations.

We teach graduate students of all levels. From discerning owners, to those who have undertaken a foundation level PG Certificate, and all the way through to experienced veterinary surgeons. So, whatever your level of interest, there is likely to be a course of that suits your needs. Once you’ve found what you want, feel free get in touch and we will help you to design a pathway of learning that suits your needs. Our international Academic Pathway is for those who want to become a Functional [Osteopathic] Practitioner (title permitted), through an outstanding journey of learning. You will explore osteopathic philosophy, osteopathic concepts, assessments and techniques, alongside a plethora of anatomical and pathophysiological classes, so that you may hold a qualification of which you may be proud. Osteopathy is not just a group of techniques. It is an art, a science and a mindset. So, if you’re serious about training in this field of veterinary physical therapy, train with AOI, so you can gain from an experienced team of osteopaths and veterinary practitioners who truly embrace all that osteopathy can be. 

Please note, that since COVID drove our courses online, we have seen great benefits for our international community. Consequently, at this time we are upgrading and redeveloping all our courses, to bring you the best possible quality, whilst maintaining clinical safety and competency, through high quality practicums. As such, some of the details (and prices) on the course content pages may change over the coming months We will however, update followers via our newsletter, so don’t forget to share your details. so that we can stay in touch.