Canine Nutrition – Part II

Canine Nutrition – Part II

Purpose: Building on the Introduction to Canine Nutrition Course this course now directs the use of nutrition to address specific issues within the canine organ systems.

Course Information: This course is an advanced high quality on-line course in clinical animal nutrition that addresses canine organ and body system nutrition using observational and diagnostic tools to help identify deficiency or toxic indicators and give suggestions on how to address the nutrient needs of dogs. This course will continue to enhance the students capabilities to Build Better Bodies Through Nutrition. It is meant to be current in its content, enlightening, enjoyable, and applicable for every dog you own, treat, or work with. Students will have a variety assignments to complete and submit for grading as well as a final written exam.

Prerequisites: Introduction to Canine Nutrition

What can I expect to learn in this course:

  • Use nutritional data to create more in depth programs for all major systems in the body.
  • It focuses on vitamins, minerals, nutrients, and herbs that support the function of organs and body systems.
  • Using fur mineral testing as a base for determining where nutrition focus needs to be addressed.
  • When you have completed these lessons you will understand and appreciate the impact specific nutrition can have for every organ or system discussed.
  • Appreciating the impact the Autonomic Nervous System makes on a dogs behavior and how nutritional deficiencies can impact their behavior
  • Nutrition for the Heart
  • Nutrition for the Liver & Gall Bladder
  • Nutrition for the Digestive System: Stomach, Pancreas, Intestine, Colon
  • Nutrition for the Adrenal Glands and Thyroid
  • Nutrition for the Musculoskeletal System
  • Nutrition for the Kidneys & Urinary Bladder
  • Nutrition for the Skin and Ears
  • Nutrition for the Immune System
  • Nutrition for the Nervous System and Pain
  • Nutrition missing in the obese dog
  • Veterinary clinical observations of nutritional trends in the health of dogs
  • Using a Questionnaire to help determine the organs needing nutritional support

NOTE: There is a TIME LIMIT for completion of this course. Students must be finished the course in its entirety within Nine (9) Months from the date of registration.

CEU Status:

This course approved for 15 CEU’s from the IAABC.

This course approved for 10 CBCC-KA, 5 CPDT-KA CEU’s from the CCPDT.

Instructor: Ava Frick, DVM

Course Length: 15 ninety minute sessions (the last session is the final exam).

Course Fee – $590
Payment Plan available. Make six monthly payments of $100.00 each.