Animal Activities Licence : 21/04348/ANIACT (Issued by Wyre Forest District Council)
IMPORTANT : BY LAW – EVERY animal encounter business (UK) MUST now have an Animal Activites Licence, issued by their local authority, in order to practice their activities (including Animal Assisted Therapy). Licence number and issuing authority MUST be stated on ALL public media (social media, websites etc) BY LAW. Please ensure that your provider is complying with “The Animal Welfare (Licencing of Activities Involving Animals)(England) Regulations 2018” before making a booking with them

Critterish Allsorts are Animal Assisted Therapy Specialists

Our Pet Therapy work is recognised worldwide as pioneering, with features in Practical Reptile Keeping, brand new French Magazine – N.A.C. & 3 one hour long discussions on Voice America’s “Our Wild World” radio show. We have featured on Virgin’s worldwide website, the MSN worldwide website, in The Daily Mail (and other national newspapers), and in a National Geographic Kids book and magazine.

Our animal assisted therapy work has also been featured on TV – in a BBC1 documentary (see below), on 5 News, on Channel 4’s “Educating Greater Manchester” and on Channel 4’s “Steph’s Packed Lunch”.


Welcome to the Critterish Allsorts website, home to the Number 1, multi award winning, independent animal assisted therapy (pet therapy) resource in the UK.

Thankyou for visiting our site. If you can not find what you want on the site, then please Contact Us with your specific requirements, and we will tailor a presentation or experience to suit your needs. We are an extremely flexible company, who want to provide our customers with a presentation or experience that EXACTLY suits their requirements. All of our presentations provide a pleasurable and memorable, educational and experiential adventure, with exotic animals, that may otherwise not be encountered by those in attendance.

To find out more about us then please visit our Video Gallery to watch a short video feature. Our online TV show – CritterBoxTV – premiered on 15th July 2012. It can be found easily on YouTube.

Our Mission : “To be the FIRST choice for animal assisted therapy and animal presentations within education, at all levels, in the UK”


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New book about our animals and their work, out on 7th May 2017. Available on Amazon for pre-order now (Click picture to order)

The Critterish Allsorts podcast

“Critterish Chatter”

Now available on Spotify, Amazon Music & Audible