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Animal Petting Service

Animal Petting - A Heart-warming Experience for All Ages

At Fitnniss, we believe in the power of animal therapy and companionship to bring joy, comfort, and companionship to vulnerable members of our community. Our Animal Petting Workshop is a heartwarming and specially crafted experience designed to create lasting memories and enhance overall well-being. As we bring a variety of delightful animals to your doorstep, let's explore the benefits of animal petting and how Fitnniss tailors this service for schools, workplaces, and most importantly, elderly care homes and hospitals, with a special focus on those with dementia amongst other illnesses.

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What is Animal Petting and Animal Therapy?

Animal petting is a therapeutic and interactive experience that involves gentle touch, bonding, and connection with animals. It is a practice known for its positive impact on mental and emotional well-being, providing a sense of calmness, joy and comfort.

The Benefits of Animal Petting and Therapy



Alpacas are known for their gentle nature and soft, hypoallergenic fur. Petting alpacas can induce a sense of tranquillity and reduce stress. Their calm demeanour and inquisitive nature make them particularly well-suited for therapeutic interactions.

Horses and Donkeys


These majestic creatures bring a sense of grounding and connection. Petting horses and donkeys has been associated with improved mood, reduced anxiety, and increased feelings of companionship.


How Can Petting Animals Benefit People with Dementia or Other Illnesses?


For individuals with dementia or other illnesses, the act of petting animals can offer a range of benefits:


Emotional Connection


Animal interactions stimulate positive emotions, providing comfort and reducing feelings of loneliness.


Sensory Stimulation


The tactile experience of petting animals engages the senses, promoting sensory stimulation and cognitive engagement.


Stress Reduction


Petting animals has been shown to lower stress levels, promoting a sense of calmness and relaxation.


Improved Social Interaction


Animal petting encourages social engagement, fostering connections and communication among individuals in care homes or hospitals.


Services for Different Sectors:


Education Sector


Our Animal Petting Workshops provide an enriching and educational experience for school children. They learn about animal care, behavior, and the importance of compassion.




Enhance team bonding and reduce workplace stress with our animal petting services. A unique and engaging break that brings colleagues together in a positive and uplifting way.


Elderly Care Homes and Hospitals


Tailored for the specific needs of the elderly, including those with dementia, our workshops bring the therapeutic benefits of animal interaction directly to care settings. The calming presence of animals contributes to a positive and joyful atmosphere.


Why Choose Fitnniss?




With years of experience in promoting well-being, Fitnniss understands the unique needs of different demographics.


Diverse Animal Companions

From gentle alpacas to majestic horses and donkeys, we offer a diverse range of animals for an enriching and engaging experience.


Professional and Compassionate Team


Our team is dedicated to ensuring a safe, enjoyable, and memorable experience for everyone involved.


Tailored Programs


Fitnniss customises animal petting workshops to meet the specific requirements of schools, workplaces, and care settings, ensuring a positive impact on overall well-being.


Choose Fitnniss for an unforgettable animal petting experience that transcends age and abilities, bringing joy, comfort, and companionship to all. Contact us today to schedule a heart-warming workshop for your community.

Business Hours

MON. 9:00 a.m.– 6:00 p.m.

TUE. 9:00 a.m.– 6:00 p.m.

WED. 9:00 a.m.– 6:00 p.m.

THU. 9:00 a.m.– 6:00 p.m.

FRI. 9:00 a.m.– 6:00 p.m.




Contact Us

Get in contact with us by phone, email or by filling in the form below and we will get in contact with you shortly.

8 South Street,
B17 0DB

Phone: 0121 411 9934


We are very satisfied with the service provided, the individuals we support have various disabilities but are always involved in the session. The trainer is very patient and gives time to each person, he is enthusiastic and motivated and considers all individual's abilities and limitations.

Talbot Court

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