Canine Anatomy and Physiology Diploma (1 Module)

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The course is designed for those who have either successfully completed the Canine Studies programme or those that feel they already have a knowledge of subjects such as health, nutrition and responsible dog ownership.


Some of the material is similar to other modules contained in Canine Studies, but it is covered in greater depth.



Course Modules:

  • The Muscles
  • What Are Muscles
  • Skeletal Muscle
  • Cardiac Muscle
  • Smooth Muscle
  • Comparing The Three Types Of Muscles Found In The Dog
  • The Skin
  • The Epidermis
  • The Dermis
  • The Subcutaneous Layer
  • The Skin As A Temperature Regulator
  • Anal Sacs
  • Skin Problems
  • Hair
  • Types Of Coats
  • Moulting
  • Grooming
  • The Dog’s Nails
  • The Pads

  • The Reproductive System
  • Asexual Reproduction
  • Sexual Reproduction
  • The Anatomy Of Reproduction
  • The Bitch
  • Pro-Oestrus
  • Oestrus
  • The Reproductive Organs Of The Bitch
  • The Dog
  • The Reproductive Organs Of The Dog
  • Courtship And Mating
  • Mating
  • The Development Of The Foetus
  • Parturition
  • The Stages Of Labour
  • The Mammary Glands
  • The Endocrine System
  • The Major Elements Of The Endocrine System
  • Fight Or Flight
  • Behaviour
  • Male Characteristics
  • Female Characteristics
  • The Urinary System
  • The Kidneys
  • The Bladder
  • The Urethra

  • Dentition
  • The 42 Teeth Of The Adult Dog
  • Structure Of A Tooth
  • Dental Eruption Times
  • Dental Variations In Dogs
  • Digestion
  • The Alimentary Canal
  • Types Of Food
  • The Five Main Food Types
  • Carbohydrates
  • Fats And Oils
  • Proteins
  • Minerals
  • Vitamins
  • Assimilation
  • The Respiratory System

  • The Cardiovascular System
  • The Heart
  • The Nervous System
  • The Central Nervous System
  • The Brain
  • The Spinal Cord
  • The Neurone
  • The Autonomic Nervous System (ANS)
  • Some Functions Of The ANS
  • An Introduction To The Canine Senses

  • Introduction To Form And Function
  • Canine Senses: Sight, Hearing, Olfaction, Taste, Touch
  • How Different Breeds Originated
  • The Difference Between Natural Selection And Artificial Selection
  • Different Breeds And The Group System
  • The Seven Groups
  • Hound Group
  • Terrier Group
  • Gundog Group
  • Utility Group
  • Toy Group
  • Working Group
  • Pastoral Group
  • The Endocrine System
  • The Canine Endocrine System And The Four Major Functions
  • Glands, Hormones And Effects
  • Making And Releasing Hormones


Course details:

Study Level 2

The study Level relates to the how demanding the course is. 1 is beginner and 5 is HND / Foundation Degree level.

6 Module Course

This course is delivered in 6 study modules which need to be passed to gain the qualification.

Fees: Including VAT

Full Course fee – R9570 (includes registration and 6 modules)


Pay as you learn option – R1750 registration (once off) and R11430 per module.


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