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Advanced Nutrition for Dogs & Cats (Advanced Short course, Level 3)
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Course Summary:

This course has been designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of the nutritional value of different kinds of pet food, and how best to match these values to their own animals, in order to meet their nutritional needs.

Over two sections, students will gain an in-depth knowledge as to how producers make use of packaging and labelling, and how animals react to their food, depending on nutritional needs and time of life.

This Advanced Short Course is perfect for learners who want to delve deeper into this area, as well as those already working in the animal care sector looking to further their professional development.

You’ll receive your first unit as soon as you enrol, so you can start whenever you want, and progress through the course at your own pace, studying when and where you choose.

Our Support Promise:

You can phone or email your tutor at any point during your course – to ask questions, for advice, encouragement or to draw on their wealth of

You can also contact the support team who are here to help you Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

What you will Learn

Section 1 asks ‘What is Food?’, discusses the digestive system and how it works and investigates the constituents and merits of the various feeding regimes, labelling and packaging.

Section 2 investigates the nutritional requirements of dogs and cats from birth to old age. Also considered are feeding the pregnant and lactating bitch and queen, the special needs of the veteran dog or cat, feeding the sick or convalescent animal and special dietary regimes.