Study our Canine Nutrition courses and learn what your dog needs
April 3, 2018 / Sharnie Carter
They say a dog is man’s best friend.
And we don’t know about you, but we want to take care of our best friends and treat them in the best way possible.
This includes providing them with the best nutrition, and our Canine Nutrition courses will allow you to do just that.
What are Canine Nutrition courses?
A Canine Nutrition course is a course that uncovers the nutritional needs and digestive health of our favourite furry friends. Different courses will educate you in different areas, but most courses will cover the following:
- The anatomy and physiology of dogs and their digestive systems
- Basic required nutrients for general health
- Various diets available for different dog types
Not only will you be able to understand your dog’s health needs, but you will be making them happier and healthier at the same time.
What’s more, if you choose to progress into a career working with animals, this theory course is the perfect addition to your knowledge.
Which courses are available?
At Open Study College, we offer different courses to suit your canine and career needs.
Canine Health and Nutrition Level 3
This course covers all the above with a particular interest in feeding and the diet, and how these can have an effect on canine health and behaviour.
Canine Health and Nutrition and Canine Science Level 3
Similar to the above course, this package course covers all the basic topics but expands into Canine Science. This includes:
- Canine evolution
- The similarities and differences between dogs and wolves
- How dogs learn and why they behave in certain ways
What careers can these courses lead to?
Those who choose to study this course can go on to have successful careers. That may be working in a veterinary centre, or working in a dog’s home, there are plenty of options available to you.
So whether you are learning for personal gain or you want to progress your career, this course is for you.
Take a look at our website to find out more or call our Student Adviser team on 03300 563100 to discuss your options.