Animal Care

Mark Robertson

Mark Robertson

Mark Robertson, 32, used to work as bar staff for many years before changing paths to study HNC/HND Animal Care at SRUC Barony and progressing to University to study Animal biosciences with...

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...

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...

typical day in the life of an animal care student

A week in the life of an Animal Care Student

Two of our students Morgan Curtis and Megan Bruce give an insight into a week in the life of an Animal Care student. A day consists of 4 classes from...

Abbie Gibson with miniature pony

Abbie Gibson HND Animal Care

Abbie Gibson started with SRUC on the NC Animal Care and progressed the whole way up to HND, but before she decided what she wanted to do she took a...