East Malling Short Courses

Canine Health And Welfare

Animal Management

This course covers topics such as infectious diseases, parasites, common health issues and how to care for a senior dog.

Module 1 covers: The Animal Welfare Act, Microchipping, Performing a basic health check, Grooming, Nutrition, Canine Enrichment, Giving Medication, How a Dog Shows Pain, Zoonosis and Vaccination.

Module 2 covers: Common Canine Diseases, Endoparasites and Ectoparasites.

Module 3 covers: The Brachycephalic Dog, Inherited Health Issues, Care of the Senior Dog, Common Health Problems in Senior Dogs, Kidney Disease, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Liver Disease, Cancer and Mental Decline.

The finer details

This course consists of 3 online modules that cover the knowledge of common diseases and health issues relevant to dogs in the UK, and a short assessment of multiple choice and true/false questions.

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