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Animal Health/Vet Tech

Animal Health/Vet Tech

81541-81542 Animal Health / Veterinary Tech Grades 11 12 1 credit
This course takes an in depth look into animal health. Students will be exposed to a number of careers in animal health, including veterinarians, vet technicians, microbiologists, pathologists, geneticists, pharmacists, food scientists and others. Students will be exposed to many different cells and tissues from a variety of species. The course will cover anatomy and physiology, epidemiology. Laboratory activities will include live animal health checks and vaccination, artificial insemination, stitch work. Students will be exposed to large and small animal species.