ACE Free Work and ACE methods are changing the lives of animals around the world.

It is the dogs of Battersea that helped develop the principles of ACE over two decades of collaboration with this leading animal welfare organisation.

This course is an introduction to this unique, forward thinking and animal centred approach to learning. It will give you tools and techniques to support the animals in your care.


Course Tutors

Sarah Fisher and Sarah Whiffen


Sarah Fisher is the founder of Animal Centred Education. She has been working with animals for over two decades, and is passionate about sharing all she has learned from the only dog experts that exist - the dogs themselves.

She has worked with Battersea for two decades teaching workshops for team members.

Sarah Whiffen has worked in animal welfare since 2005 and is a member of the canine behaviour and training team at Battersea. She is an ACE Instructor and is also a Kennel Club Accredited Instructor.

Sarah has extensive experience in working with shy, fearful, anxious and reactive dogs and uses ACE methods on a daily basis. 


This course is closed for enrollment.