Canine Science

This course is designed to meet the needs of dog owners and those wishing to work in an environment with canine animals, such as boarding kennels, rescue homes and training schools. The course allows you to study the history and evolution of the canine. You will also have the chance to learn about the psychology of canine learning and behaviour, anatomy and physiology, as well as how to provide the correct nutrition for dogs of a variety of breeds and ages.

1. History and evolution of the canine
2. Differences between dogs and their wolf ancestors
3. Psychology of canine learning and behaviour
4. Dogs in society
5. Nutrition for dogs of a variety of breeds and age
6. Canine anatomy and physiology

PET entry requirements: Level 2 English

Format of course material: Paper-based

Assignments: Six assignments

Exam: No

Prison support requirements:  Support assessment submission and contact supplier for tutor support

Tutor support: Tutors give support by providing feedback and answering queries.

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