07 Jun 2024

UK Pet Food Announces New Modules for Online Pet Food and Nutrition Course in July 2024

We are thrilled to announce the next round of our Pet Food & Nutrition Course, which will be running from 2nd to 11th of July, 2024! Designed for both seasoned professionals and newcomers to the pet food industry, our course offers an in-depth exploration of animal nutrition and pet food production. For more information on the course modules please visit: Pet Food & Nutrition Course | UK Pet Food

In addition to the usual course content, we are introducing two new modules featuring Applied Animal Nutrition and Principles of Pet Food Formulation Software, providing practical insights from experienced industry experts.

For those who've completed the course before, you can still book the one-day webinar to learn more about connecting the dots between nutrition, formulation, and production of the final product. This course is an excellent opportunity to gain a comprehensive overview of the pet food sector.

A range of discounted prices are available, making the course accessible for those who can benefit, from university students to vets, vet nurses and welfare charities.

Course Details

The Animal Nutrition webinars include:

The Pet Food Legislation, Marketing & Manufacturing webinars include:

  • UK / EU Legislation, Animal By-Products Regulation, Additives and Feed Materials
  • Palatability and Marketing Regulations
  • Manufacturing Safety and Quality for Wet, Semi-moist, Raw and Dry Pet Foods
  • Manufacturing; Applied Animal Nutrition & Principles of Pet Food Formulation *NEW MODULE*
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Sarah Hormozi, UK Pet Food’s Head of Science & Education explained: “We have an impressive range of speakers from top industry consultants such as Dr. John Lowe and Dr. Christine Huggett to leading veterinary specialists. Dr. Marge Chandler and Professor Alex German, to name a few. The course materials count as CPD (Continuing Professional Development) offering over 22 hours of CPD.

To read more about the course content, speakers, and to book your place, please visit: Pet Food & Nutrition Course | UK Pet Food.

Note to Editors

UK Pet Food (previously known as the Pet Food Manufacturers' Association or PFMA) works to advance pet health and wellbeing with quality nutrition from a sustainable, progressive pet food industry.

We are an association for pet food manufacturers, suppliers, and the wider industry. Our members account for over 90% of the pet food market and are responsible for feeding the nation's wide range of pets. We support dynamic and responsible UK pet food manufacturing, representing our members’ views and striving to raise standards. Working with our teams of experts, we also provide educational information on pet nutrition and the manufacture of pet food.

Pet Food and Nutrition Webinar Series Speakers include:

  • Dr. Marge Chandler, DVM, MS, MANZCVS, DACVN, DACVIM, MRCVS, Independent Consultant in small animal nutrition
  • Professor Alex German BVSc(Hons), PhD, CertSAM, DipECVIM-CA, Professor of Small Animal Medicine, University of Liverpool
  • Alana Harvey-White, UK Pet Food Chair of Additives & Undesirable Substances Committee, Commercial Manager Pet & Equine at Cargill
  • Dr. Christine Huggett, Founder & Director of The Pet Food Consultant, The Pet Food Consultant
  • Dr. Isabelle Kalmar DVM, PhD, R&D Expert, Versele-Laga Belgium and Co-chair of FEDIAF Small Pets Working Group
  • Neil Leach, Animal By-Products Consultant and former DEFRA Policy Advisor
  • Dr. John Lowe, Nutrition Consultant, Tuttons Hill Nutrition
  • Dr. Donna Snellgrove, Research Scientist, Mars Petcare
  • Philip Wells, Senior Business Manager, Dechra Veterinary Products
  • Ian Mealey, Product Marketing Director, Format Solutions
  • Donna Holland, Technical & Regulatory Affairs Manager, UK Pet Food
  • Sarah Hormozi, Head of Science & Education, UK Pet Food
  • Michael Bellingham, Chief Executive, UK Pet Food