Canine Nutrition & Health – Accredited Certificate Course

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 2 customer ratings
(2 customer reviews)

£199 £99


UK Rural Skills AccreditedNUS Extra

Study Type:               Home Study, Distance Learning

Duration:                  75 Hours, Self-paced

Course Materials:   120 Page PDF Course Book
Course Materials:   3 Module Assessments
Course Materials:   Student Guidelines
Course Materials:   Learning Objectives
Course Materials:   Access to Private Study Group.

Full Lifetime Access
Digital Certificate of Completion
Canine Principles Certified Badge for your Website and Social Media

Suitable for canine guardians and people that work with dogs on a professional basis. This course will teach you the nutritional needs of a dog along with the physiology and anatomy of canine well-being.

Revised for 2018, the course now includes a new module covering recent findings and practices in canine health.


Canine Nutrition Course

Important Note:

The Canine Nutrition and Health – Certificate Course is compiled from the opening modules of our Canine Holistic Behaviour Diploma Course. It is beneficial to complete this courses as stand alone study. Students who have already enrolled on the Canine Holistic Behaviour Diploma Course will have these modules included. You can however sign up to this course and gain study credit when you enrol on the Canine Holistic Behaviour Course.

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Course Syllabus

Canine Nutrition Course. Canine Health and Nutrition

One – Canine Nutrition

Module one explores canine nutrition and how it affects the life and behaviour of a dog.
Canine Nutrition Course

  • Evolution and Nutrition
  • What is Food?
  • Cell Decay and Renewal
  • Dog Food
  • Canine Fast Food
  • Understand Ingredients
  • Allergies
  • Anti-Nutrients
  • What is Good Dog Food?
  • Raw Diets
  • Raw Feeding Guidelines
  • Supplements
  • Portion Control
  • Puppy Portions
  • Human Foods
  • Harmful Foods
  • Fussy Eaters

Canine Nutrition Course. Canine Health and Nutrition

Two – Physical Health

During module two we explore physical health in more detail.
Canine Nutrition Course

  • What is Physical Health
  • The Nervous System
  • Central Nervous System (CNS)
  • Voluntary Response
  • Involuntary Reflex
  • Respiratory System
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Lymphatic System
  • Endocrine System
  • Digestive System
  • Urinary System
  • Immune System
  • Natural Immunity
  • Specific Immunity
  • Diet
  • Allergens
  • Vaccinations
  • Infection
  • Bacteria
  • Virus Cells
  • Zoonosis
  • Parasite Treatments
  • Drugs
  • Stress and Negative Emotion

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Three – Health Care

Module three of the course considers some of the more recent findings and practices which focus around canine health. The objective of this module is to raise awareness of relevant knowledge and how we can use it to help and care for our dogs.

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  • Nutrigenomics
  • The Canine Genome
  • Epigenetics
  • Cellular Inflammation
  • Applied Zoopharmacognosy
  • Self- Selection
  • Essential Oils
  • Common Natural Remedies
  • Rescue Dogs
  • Mental and Physical Exercise

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Studying with Canine Principles

The course is online study with access to a positive and quickly growing study group and tutor support. It is assessed at the end of each module with a set of questions and an essay. Certification includes a digital certificate, a badge for your website or Facebook page and the option to be added to the Canine Principles graduates page.

Canine Nutrition Course. Canine Health and Nutrition


Throughout the course, you will be supported in your learning by qualified Canine Behaviourist Practitioner. The course also offers entry to a private study group where you can discuss topics with other Canine Principles students

Canine Nutrition Course. Canine Health and Nutrition


Have a question about your course? Click here for answers to our frequently asked questions.


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Refund Policy

Refunds for emailed course documents are not available as standard as the product is shipped and unreturnable. Individual emergency cases can be considered at the discretion of Canine Principles.


2 reviews for Canine Nutrition & Health – Accredited Certificate Course

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Marie B

    This is a great and informative course that explores much more than the usual superficial details you come across when trying to learn about nutrition and health. I am very happy with my decision to become a Canine Principles student!

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Debbie Alden

    very interesting and informative course with friendly, helpful and encouraging tutors.

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