Animal Care & Restraint

Course Number: 
VET 1030
Semester: 
Fall
Subject: 
Veterinary (VET)
Credits 
3.00

This course teaches the principles of animal management which are fundamental to animal health. The student is introduced to the basics of animal behavior; handling; and restraint; feeding; housing; and disease prevention. Laboratories stress hands-on experience with the handling, restraint, physical exam, and administration of medications to common domestic species and to lab animals. Proficiency in performance of lab tasks is evaluated.

2 hours of lecture, 3 hours of lab per week