Why did we start AOI ?

A Short Story Many people ask me how AOI came to be, so here’s a short story to give you some insight.  Eleanor and I both became human osteopaths because we wanted to work with animals, and we started AOI because we experienced first-hand how hard it was to find a good quality animal osteopathy…

Enrolment reopens 1st February 2022

Annual review 2021 REGISTER YOUR INTEREST – LIMITED SPACE Between the 1/12/21 and the 1/2/22 AOI closes enrolment for its Annual Review period. At this time, the team reviews the past year, talks to its stakeholders and refreshes any necessary content for the betterment of the programme. Application forms are also amended, and prices revised…

Black Friday – 3 day CPD SALE

Black Friday CPD Deal 30% discount. Anatomy is the basis of all osteopathic skills. Our online CPD courses have been created from our core Academic Pathway, for those who want either to refresh their learning or are working with animals and want to enhance their knowledge. Canine and Equine versions are available and more information…

News Flash – New Danish Division

In August 2021, the Centre for Animal Therapy (Center for Dyreterapi) in Hirtshals, Denmark, became AOI’s first European Divisional Partner. The Centre is owned by Bettina Hvidemose Riisberg who has known the AOI team for many years. She first met the team when she came to the UK to train in animal osteopathy, and has…

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…