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Course Title:
Small Animal Care and Management
Course ID:
01020600
Section ID:
C02
School Site:
Laton High
Teacher Name:
Pilcher, Tamara
Teacher's Email:
tpilcher@latonunified.org
District:
Laton Unified
District Contact:
Langton, Michael
District Phone:
(559) 922-4080
Industry Sector:
Agriculture and Natural Resources Industry
Pathway Name:
Animal Science Pathway
CBEDS Code:
4020
Class Start:
08/11/2021
Class End:
06/03/2022
Course Description:
This course is designed to prepare the student for careers in the management and care of small and specialty animals, with an emphasis given to clinical veterinarian practices and procedures, including general health and disease analysis, routine assessment procedures, and safety practices. Additional course content will include the anatomy and physiology of small animals, nutrition and digestion, pet ownership responsibilities, animal rights and welfare, and studies of breeds, characteristics, care, feeding, and other health care concerns as specifically related to dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, birds, fish, reptiles, and other such small animals.

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