Canine Nutrition

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About the course

This Canine Nutrition Course will provide learners with an insight into the knowledge and skills when working with canines from puppies to old age. The course will cover a range of modules and provide multiple examples for assessment. So if you are new to working with dogs and want to gain a basic level of understanding of health in canines, this course will provide the knowledge and support you need to know more.

Course Syllabus

The Canine Nutrition Course is split into the following modules:

  • An Introduction to Canine Nutrition
  • The immune and digestive system of dogs
  • The Effect of Nutrition on Canine Physical Health
  • Canine Diet and thyroid and blood pressure issues
  • Essential nutrients for dogs
  • Vitamins and dog health
  • Varieties of Dogs
  • Feeding Dogs based on like stages
  • Canine Behaviour
  • Legislation of Canine Nutrition
  • Final Assessment

To assess the learners ability and knowledge to effectively understand the topics contained within the Canine Nutrition Course, the course features a number of end of module interactive quiz questions.

Additionally, at the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice assessment test. This online multiple choice test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


On successful completion of this Canine Nutrition Course learners will receive a CPD Certificate of Achievement award from Oplex Careers.

This certificate will be produced in PDF format, hard copies of the certificate will be available at an additional fee of £9.99.

Course Format

This course is delivered online through eLearning. Learners of the course will receive instant access to our interactive student learning portal, which offers 24/7 access to the Canine Nutrition Course.

Course Duration

The online Canine Nutrition Course requires 70 hours to complete the course in full. This is only a guide to the learning hours required and it depends on how quickly an individual can absorb the information. The learning is online so it can be spread out over multiple sessions or done in one session.

Learners will have access to this course for up to 12 months from the date of joining. There is no time limit to complete the course during this period.

Tutor Support

When you are studying a course it is always useful to know that you have the help and support of tutors that want you to succeed in your studies.

As part of the Canine Nutrition Course you will receive access to our dedicated tutor support service. The academic tutors will be able to provide you with unlimited online email support to help answer any questions that you may have whilst you are studying the course.

Course Compatibility

Our Canine Nutrition Course is fully compatible with PC’s, Mac’s, Laptop, Tablet and Smartphone devices.

We know that more and more people are using the web whilst they are on the move, so we have designed this Canine Nutrition Course to be fully compatible across tablet and smartphone devices. You will be able to access the same content from the course, just over a 3G or 4G network whilst on the move.


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