Canine Anatomy and Physiology Certificate Level 3

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QEL Code: 795

QEL Code795
CPD10
Estimated Study Time10 hours
Start DateAnytime
Study modeOnline
Award typeCertificate
Assessment MethodShort answer questions to confirm your knowledge

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Course fees £149

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Unit 1

Canine Anatomy and Physiology Part 1

The first module studies the following body systems: The canine skeletal system, muscle system, locomotor system, circulatory system, nervous system and the digestive system.

Unit 2

Canine Anatomy and Physiology Part 2

Module 2 studies the canine urinary system, lymphatic system, respiratory system, skin system and the reproductive system

Canine Anatomy and Physiology Course

Our canine anatomy and physiology course is designed to be an introduction to the various systems that make up the canine body.

The course is ideal for those wanting to understand how the body works and the influence various body systems have on the rest of the body. It provides a good starting point for several careers.

The canine body system continually monitors the internal environment to ensure it functions at the optimum level.

Homeostasis is the term used to describe when the body is entirely in balance. Many everyday activities or experiences can affect homeostasis. The body works to counter these changes. An example of this is when a dog becomes too hot. Various internal processes cause the dog to seek water and to pant to cool down to return the body to homeostasis.

Canine Anatomy and Physiology

Canine Anatomy is the study of the structure and relationship between a dog’s body parts. Canine Physiology studies the function of the dog’s body parts and the body of the dog as a whole.