SANCoverBG 2
Course
  1 hr 30 min

Small Animal Nutrition

The Small Animal Nutrition course is part of the Putting Nutrition Into Practice Series, designed to give an introduction to nutrition for small animals. This course is designed to help you better communicate with clients regarding the nutritional needs of their pets.

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Course Information

As you navigate the content, you will have the opportunity to expand your knowledge of small animal nutrition and to gauge your understanding of each chapter through self-assessment quizzes and interactive exercises.


You will need a general understanding of how to manage a session with a pet and their owner.

You will need a general understanding of how to manage a session with a pet and their owner and an appreciation of canine health basics. Give yourself plenty of time to complete the course without rushing and try to find space to undertake the course in a quiet area, free of distractions.  The course should take approximately 90 minutes to complete.


Provide clients with nutritional recommendations based on your understanding of the importance of the different nutrients...

  • Provide clients with nutritional recommendations based on your understanding of the importance of the different nutrients.
  • Compare the nutrient content of different pet foods.
  • Provide recommendations for how much to feed per day by calculating the Daily Energy Requirement (DER).
  • Explain why cats and dogs require different types of food.

  Modules

This course is comprised of nine modules.