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An Animal Care lecturer at Derby College's Broomfield Hall has won international recognition for her pioneering research into the benefits of human-animal interactions with cheetahs.

Stacey Higgs (27) from Nottingham applied to the recent World Academy Science, Engineering and Technology conference held in Singapore for permission to present her MA Anthrozoology dissertation on the controversial subject.

An Animal Care student at Derby College's Broomfield Hall campus in Morley has clinched a Bronze medal at The International Sled Dogs Sports Federation Dryland World Championships held Poland.

Shauna Leigh Ward (16) from Eastwood will competed in the junior section of the event – racing with a team of four Siberian Huskies against competitors from across the world.

An Animal Care student at Derby College's Broomfield Hall campus in Morley is gearing up to compete in the International Sled Dogs Sports Federation dryland world championships in Poland this weekend (Nov 24-26).

Shauna Leigh Ward (16) from Eastwood will compete in the junior section of the event – racing with a team of four Siberian Huskies against competitors from across the world. She competes under the title known as Team Quileute named after the family's raw dog food business.

Derby College Dog Grooming apprentice Jessica Peggs (21) has scooped a top award in her first national competition. Jessica, from Eastwood, is a former Derby College student and is now completing a level three apprenticeship at the College's dog grooming salon at Broomfield Hall in Morley.

Animal Care learners at Derby College's Broomfield Hall have successfully released two hedgehogs back into the wild having spent the winter looking after them.

Derby College is offering the chance for people to embrace their love of animals and re-train to work in pet grooming.

The 18-week International Professional Groomers Course will be held one day a week at the Dog Grooming salon at the College's Broomfield Hall site in Morley starting next month (February).

 

Visitors to Derby College’s Animal Unit open day on Saturday December 12 will have the chance to handle and learn more about the care of some of the more unusual residents.

The open day at the Broomfield Hall campus in Morley will be held between 10am and 4pm.

Jessica Peggs is on an Apprenticeship at Derby College Dog Grooming Salon. Jess was one of the youngest people to ever successfully complete her Salon Details IPG (International Professional Groomers) exam.
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