Animal Care

Dalmation with spiders painted on her spots.

Cutest pet day

Calling all pet lovers – We’re hosting a photo competition on January 14th for your cutest pets. Share your pictures with us on our Facebook pages and tag them with...

Puppies in Christmas stockings hung on a mantlepiece

SRUC Advent Calendar: 5th December

A puppy for Christmas may be the best gift you can imagine. A puppy will grow and so will its love for you – a lifetime companion. Not a gift...

Doug Allan stands holding Anne Low's shoulders.

Blue Planet Cameraman at Elmwood

Wildlife and documentary cameraman Doug Allan, famous for his work on Sir David Attenborough’s Blue Planet and Frozen Planet series, recently visited Elmwood Campus in Cupar following a request from...

Students meet Alpacas at SRUC Elmwood

Alpacas visit Elmwood

We recently welcomed some unusual guests to our Elmwood campus. Lecturer Anne Low organised a visit from some of Claddach Farm’s inhabitants.  The farm, based near Peat Inn specialises in...

Livestock Production Students Explore Innovative Technology

    A mix of 3rd year Agriculture and Rural Business Management students, from Aberdeen campus, visited SRUC’s Easter Howgate research farm as part of their Livestock Production Systems module....

Remember Remember the Animals this November

Animal Awareness on Guy Fawkes Night With Guy Fawkes night fast approaching, here are some tips for thought which can make a huge difference to the health, safety and wellbeing...

A long haired tortoise shell cat lies facing the camera.

National Cat Day

Today, October 29th, is National Cat Day. Obviously we couldn’t let this day pass without celebrating somehow, so we’ve assembled some cat-tacular facts about our feline friends to help you...

What you didn’t know about Hedgehogs

The Humble Hedgehog With the hedgehog having a quiet and unobtrusive nature, it is not a surprise that many of us overlook these dynamic creatures and their unique characteristics. The...

Reptile Awareness Day

Meet Randall the Rankins Dragon Randall is a 5 year old inhabitant of the Animal Care Unit at the Aberdeen Campus. He is best known amongst students and staff for...