Mabel the Border Terrier Helps Animal Students

Published 15 May

Animal Studies


Animal Studies students have been carrying out canine health checks and learning about dog behaviour, with help from Mabel the Border Terrier.

One-year-old Mabel belongs to tutor Joanna Daley who ran the lesson. The group explored the background of the breed and learned how the terrier group were originally bred for rabbiting.

The group then went on to undergo some training with her in the classroom, covering commands such as sit, lie down, paw, wait, and leave. The students then conducted a health check and went on to showcase certain commands.

Joanna Daley, Animal Studies tutor, said: “Having Mabel in was a real treat for the students who thoroughly enjoyed their lesson. To be able to get hands-on with a real dog and learn in a real-life scenario about specific dog behaviours and training techniques was extremely valuable.”

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