Practising Certificate in Nutrition for Companion Pets

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The Practising Certificate in Nutrition for Companion Pets allows you to have an understanding of canine & feline nutrition as it pertains to various stages of life. This is vital for them to survive and thrive. The information contained in this course will assist you with your choice of meeting the special nutritional needs for dogs and cats on an individual basis and to start your very own practice.

Subjects covered in the certificate are:

  • Introduction to species appropriate nutrition
  • Commercial pet food
  • What is in pet food
  • Feeding bones
  • Feeding muscle meat and organ meat
  • Green leafy vegetable and fruit
  • Cereals and grains
  • Dairy products, eggs, and table scraps
  • Useful additives
  • Pregnancy, puppies and kittens
  • From adulthood and beyond
  • Protecting your pet: dangerous foods and chocolate toxicity
  • Case records
  • Research project
  • Business portfolio

Booking Options: 
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Course Information

Investment: $1,895 - Current New Year 2017 Course Special is available until January 23rd, 2017. Contact us for a course guide
Payment Plan: 30% deposit add 15% administration and balance paid over 4 months
Course Dates: Course Commences On Enrolment.
Course Duration: Course is to be completed within 12 months part time from commencement date
Delivery Mode: Blended delivery with ongoing supportive webinars to help you with your studies. You will be advised of these webinars throughout your training
Prerequisites:  There are no prerequisites for this course
Assessment: Twelve (12) assignments, research project, case records and business portfolio
Course Materials All course materials are included
Accreditation:   Graduates are eligible to join the Small Animal and Equine Naturopathic Association as a full member