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Petfood and nutrition course now available!

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UK Pet Food organises an extremely popular petfood and nutrition course and welcomes all pet care professionals interested in pet nutrition and petfood production.

UK Pet Food launched its training as a classroom-based (residential) course, with the aim of providing an all-round introduction to nutrition, petfood production and marketing regulations. They now organise online courses and the style is ideal for busy professionals with three half day virtual sessions per week. A range of tickets and discounts are available and attendees can sign up for specific sessions or the entire two-week course. The next course is being planned for July 2023.  If you have any questions contact them at
To give you a taster, their most recent Course included the following sessions:

Animal Nutrition webinars:

  • Pet nutrition (Introduction, canine, feline, small mammals, pet birds and pet fish nutrition)
  • Clinical Nutrition (canine and feline)
  • Pet Obesity (causes, consequences, management and prevention)

Pet Food Legislation, Marketing and Manufacturing webinars:

  • UK / EU Legislation, Animal By-Products Regulation, Additives & Feed Materials
  • Palatability & Marketing Regulations
  • Manufacturing Safety & Quality, Wet, Semi-moist, Raw and Dry products
The online UK Pet Food Nutrition Course is designed to be flexible and suit busy professionals:
  • Flexibility to register for daily or weekly webinars, or the full two-weeks programme
  • Live presentations via Zoom
  • Delivered over six half-days, across two weeks
  • Live Q&A sessions at the end of each session
  • Polls and quizzes to engage the audience
  • Learning material, including PowerPoint presentations and recorded lectures available to download
  • Certificate of Attendance on completion (digital via email)
  • CPD certified by CPD UK (The full two-weeks course provides approximately 20 hours of CPD)
The course is tailored for all pet care professional sinterested in pet nutrition and petfood production including:
  • UK Pet Food members (List of petfood manufacturers that are members of UK Pet Food can be found here)
  • Professionals working in petfood, animal feed or premix sectors
  • Animal nutritionists
  • Veterinary professionals 
  • Petfood retailers, pet shop staff and grocery sector
  • Pet welfare charities rehoming and rescue centres 
  • Students (Veterinary, Animal Science, post-graduate) with an interest in a career in pet food industry 
  • Other pet professionals

For more information about UK Pet Food and the course visit the website, HERE.


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