Advice to Pet-owners on Home-prepared Diets

29/10/2020 all-day
Centre for Veterinary Education
02 9351 7979
Advice to Pet-owners on Home-prepared Diets @ Online

The key principles, as for human nutrition, are to provide a palatable mix of the required nutrients, from a variety of foods, and then to feed such diets in moderate amounts to avoid excess weight gain.


  • David Fraser

CPD points: 1

Most pet dogs and cats are fed and thrive on commercial diets. But it is perfectly feasible for these animals to maintain good health on home-prepared foods, if their owners have a basic understanding of the special nutritional requirements of each species.

The principles and practice of food preparation for dogs and for cats will be outlined in this presentation, with emphasis on the differences between these species in their nutritional requirements.

During this course participants will:

  • Understand the basic principles of animal nutrition.
  • Learn the importance of special nutritional requirements of each species.
  • Develop the ability to formulate diets from commonly available foods to meet the nutritional requirements of dogs and cats.

WebinarPLUS is a quick and flexible online learning program to fit regular CPD into your busy schedule. Delivered by leading experts in their field, each webinarPLUS gives you an approximately 1 hour-long webinar recording, supplementary readings, a quiz and an online discussion forum to engage directly with the presenter and your peers.

Complete at your own pace over 2 weeks. Gain 1 CPD point per monthly WebinarPLUS. Participants will be issued an electronic certificate upon successful completion of each course.

WebinarPLUS – Delivered Online
Thursday 29 October – Wednesday 4 November 2020

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