VETS 1203 - Intro to Veterinary Technology, 3 Credits

Level: Lower

The course introduces the student to the terminology and specialization of the Veterinary Technology Curriculum. The nature of professional and ethical practices will be explored. Breeds and strains of domesticated animals will be studied and the student will be introduced to the basic concepts of animal behavior. The nature and form of medicines and the calculation of dose and dosages will be studied. The small animal handling laboratories will be held on site using animals from the local SPCA and Humane Society. A kennel assignment will be performed as a required part of the class.