The student will learn techniques in large animal restraint, husbandry and clinical procedures and be provided some introduction to relevant large animal diseases. Biosecurity and public health will be discussed as they apply to large animal health care and husbandry. The course is appropriate for those entering animal husbandry, veterinary assisting, veterinary technology or animal science fields.
Admission in the Veterinary Technology Program and a grade of “C” or better in all completed ANSC courses
- Describe common zoonotic diseases of large animals as they apply to animal health and public safety.
- Discuss biosecurity and isolation procedures necessary in livestock operations.
- Describe the signs and treatment for common diseases of large animals.
- Explain anesthetic, surgical, dental, and recovery procedures for large animals.