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.
Prerequisites: (Suggested!) 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
Access to course is 52 weeks (one year)
CCPDT-15 CEUs (10 CBCC-KA)
Instructor: Ava Frick, DVM
Course Length: 15 ninety minute sessions (the last session is the final exam).
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