Canine Teaching Team

School of Veterinary Medicine

We've hired an expert team of specialist Canine Teaching Assistants to help our BVMS students learn key animal-handling skills.

  • A wealth of experience

    You'll learn from our Canine Teaching Assistant's wealth of industry experience.
  • Supportive nature

    Our Canine Teaching Assistant's commitment to your success knows no bounds.
  • Friendly and approachable

    We've handpicked a friendly team of dogs that enjoy all the attention.

Meet the Canine Teaching Team

2023 November - Milo - Canine Teaching Assistant
Milo
Canine Teaching Assistant

Research interests: The contents of pockets

Research disinterests: The gradients of stairs

Belongs to: Leanne Stagg

2023 November - Bella - Canine Teaching Assistant
Bella
Canine Teaching Assistant

Research interests: Zoomies

Research disinterests: Early mornings

Belongs to: Karen Beech

Junior edited
Junior
Canine Teaching Assistant

Research interests: Treats

Research disinterests: Lawnmowers

Belongs to: Natalie Harrison

Woody
Woody
Canine Teaching Assistant

Research interests: Tennis balls

Belongs to: Morven Webster

Poppy
Poppy
Canine Teaching Assistant

Research interests: Treats

Belongs to: Hettie Thomas

Beau
Beau
Canine Teaching Assistant

Research interests: Walks

Belongs to: Kayleigh Cook

Meg
Meg
Canine Teaching Assistant

Belongs to: Iain Richards

Shelby
Shelby
Canine Teaching Assistant

Belongs to: Gillian Marshall

Want to find out more?
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Students assessing a dog
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Hear from the team

Woof
Poppy
Poppy
Canine Teaching Assistant

Our human team

Dr Heather Bacon OBE
Dean of Veterinary Medicine
Dr Heather Cameron-Whytock
Senior Lecturer in Animal and Veterinary Sciences
Iain Richards
Senior Lecturer - Animal Life
Dr Monica Bando
Senior Lecturer
Dr Peter Holland
Director of Veterinary Partnerships
Morven Webster
Lecturer in Veterinary Education
Dr Kayleigh Cook
Senior Veterinary Lecturer in Veterinary Clinical and Communications skills
Dr Dey Tarusikirwa
Veterinary Clinical Lecturer/Teaching Fellow in Applied Veterinary Sciences & Animal Husbandry
Leanne Stagg
Veterinary Clinical Lecturer