This Course Is a Must for All Pet Owners and Aspiring Pet Care Professionals!

Don't you need to know the basics of canine nutrition and health if you work with dogs or own dogs? This is essential information you cannot be without, and that your pet, and any dog you work with, needs you to know. 

Best_dog_food_for_beagles_pet_struggles.Learn all about canine diseases and disorders to recognize their symptoms to know how to respond to your pet and pets in your care. Understand what requires veterinarian care and how to recognize these issues to know how to properly respond to your pets or pets in your care in the salon, daycare, or overnight boarding. Understand the types of vaccinations and their required schedules to maintain compliance and to keep pets safe.

Learn such important elements of caring for your best friend as:

  • What terminology do you need to know to discuss the energy and nutritional requirements of the dog professionally?

  • The energy requirements for an average dog, a puppy, and a geriatric dog.

  • The energy requirements for active and inactive dogs.

  • Raw materials that every dog needs from a feeding program to lead a healthy life.

  • How do you put together a feeding program with the needs of the individual dog in mind?

  • Factors that need to be considered when designing the ideal feeding program.

  • What a balanced diet for a dog.

  • What commercial dog food offers to the dog, as well as table scraps and alternative diets.

  • What illnesses afflict the dog because of inadequate nutrition, and which illnesses can be treated through proper diet?

  • How do you address the serious problem of obesity in today's dogs?

  • The different problems presented by fleas, ticks, lice, and mites, the external parasites that afflict the dog.

  • How do you treat a dog suffering from an infestation by one or more of the external parasites?

  • Which methods of preventing external parasites work best, and why?

  • What worms and protozoans afflict the dog internally?

  • How do you treat a dog suffering from one or more internal parasites?

  • Which methods of preventing internal parasites work best, and why?

  • How do you recognize the symptoms of a dog infected by external or internal parasites?

  • What are the differences between inherited conditions and medical conditions and disorders in dogs?

  • What diseases of the canine skin, eyes, ears, mouth, and teeth are commonly found in dogs, and how do you identify and treat them?

  • Diseases of the canine feet and bones, and other illnesses such as epilepsy, urinary tract problems, and reproductive system disorders and diseases, are common in dogs. How you can identify and treat them.

  • Which diseases may be prevented through a comprehensive vaccination program.

  • What a vaccination program includes?

  • How vaccinations work, and why.

  • Diseases communicable among dogs. 

  • Diseases you catch from your dogs.

  • What diseases does your dog catch from external parasites?

Course curriculum

    1. Introduction

    2. Nutrition and Feeding

    3. Raw Materials

    4. Feeding Requirements

    5. A Balanced Diet

    6. The Raw Alternative

    7. Food and Illness

    8. Study Questions: Nutrition and Feeding

    9. Quiz: Nutrition and Feeding

    1. Introduction

    2. Parasites

    3. External Parasites

    4. Controlling External Parasites

    5. Internal Parasites

    6. Study Questions: Internal and External Parasites

    7. Quiz: Internal and External Parasites

    1. Introduction

    2. Diseases and Vaccinations

    3. Skin Disorders

    4. Eye Disorders

    5. Ear Disorders

    6. Mouth and Teeth Disorders

    7. Study Questions: Canine Disease

    8. Quiz: Canine Disease

    1. Introduction

    2. Feet and Bones

    3. Other Health Concerns

    4. Preventive Vaccinations

    5. Diseases Transmitted by External Parasites

    6. Study Questions: Canine Disease Cont.

    7. Quiz: Canine Disease Cont.

About this course

  • $120.00
  • 31 lessons
  • 0 hours of video content