Basic Animal Husbandry

Code: SCIE1320

Course description

Designed for beginners in the animal health care field. Upon completion of this course, the student will have basic knowledge of anatomy, nutrition, and behaviour of the dog, cat, ferret and rabbit. They will develop a basic understanding of veterinary diseases, especially zoonotics, and students will learn the importance of a clean, well organized hospital.

Course details

Hours: 36
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: SCIE1310
Corequisites: None
Start Date
Start Date: Jan. 15, 2019
Delivery: Online
Campus: Online
Cost: $384.48
End date: Apr. 23, 2019
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: SCIE1310
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Additional information: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. Find out more about OntarioLearn courses and booking your exams.

Textbooks can be purchased from No substitutions unless otherwise stated.

Required textbook(s):

Textbook title: Small Animal Care and Management Author: Dean M. Warren Publisher: Thomson Edition: 4th ISBN: 9781285425528

Textbook title: Illustrated Guide to Veterinary Terminology Author: Janet Amundson Romich Publisher: Thomson Delmar Edition: 4th ISBN: 9781133125761

Textbook title: Animal Restraint for Veterinary Professionals Author: Sheldon, Sonsthagen and Topel Publisher: Mosby Edition: 2nd ISBN: 9780323354943

Host college: LO

Not all courses are offered each term. Spring 2019 registration opens February 4, 2019. Fall 2019 registration opens July 8, 2019.