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What You Will Learn
At the end of the course, the applicant will be able to:
Understand what nutrition is and how it can affect the pets’ life without proper nutrition.
Understand the appropriate diets for dogs, cats, and pocket pets (rabbits, guinea pigs and hamsters).
Understand general health diagnostic tests in the selection of appropriate diets for pets
Understand how to perform a body condition scoring for your pet
Understand the difference between the different diets sold for pets at different life stages
Understand the positive and negative impacts of treat feeding in pets (e.g. bones, fruits, vegetables)
Understanding the causes and management of pet obesity (e.g. dieting, exercise)
Understand the use of basic supplements to optimize health in pets
Understand the basics of common intoxicants and poisons which pets may be exposed to

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Course Information At A Glance
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Application Period Course Date

4 Jun to 3 Jul 2019
25 Jul 2019
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4 Jun to 4 Aug 2019
31 Aug 2019
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4 Jun to 3 Sep 2019
27 Sep 2019
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Class Time
9am to 5pm. 1 day - Saturday.

Venue Ngee Ann Polytech
Assessment/ Award

This is a course with NO assessment

Certificate of Participation will be awarded to participants who meet the 75% attendance requirement.

10 CPE points for veterinarians AVA
Course Fees

Singaporeans aged 50 yrs & above: $131.10

Full course fee: $246.10

Singaporeans aged 50 years and above who wish to apply for the course at the special course fee will need to email a copy of their NRIC during the course fee payment before the course commencement.

Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review. For more information on other subsidies, please click here.

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SkillsFuture Credit Eligibility Eligible

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Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Entry Requirements
This course is suitable for any individual who wishes to learn more about nutrition and giving their pet the best diet. The course is suitable for any personnel working in the pet industry (e.g. pet shop staff, shelter workers, boarding kennels etc).