Paignton Zoo Environmental Park will be hosting the EAZA Academy 'Re-evaluating training - are we maximising welfare potential? workshop from 26th to 28th November 2018.

The workshop is designed for animal care professionals, who are experienced in animal training techniques, who wish to reassess their current techniques to ensure welfare potential is maximised and to develop a deeper understanding of applying animal training techniques to promote positive animal welfare.

The programme will build upon current training techniques and discuss animal behaviour, psychology and learning; and delve into the direct and indirect effects of training techniques and practices on welfare.

The workshop will involve theory and practical activities concerning identifying factors affecting your animals’ welfare, problem-solving techniques and applying animal training techniques with a holistic approach to positive animal welfare.

You will learn with our amazing, knowledgable Academy Instructors and will the workshop will be delivered over the full three days. Full details can be found on the official flyer here.


The workshop registration fee is:
- €300 (£269*) for staff from EAZA institutions (Members and Candidates for Membership)
- €375 (£335*) for staff from non-EAZA institutions.

*The GBP price may be subject to change according to current exchange rates.


For a registration form or further information, please visit the EAZA ‘Courses’ page: http://www.eaza.net/academy/courses/.