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The University of Maine    
  Feb 20, 2018
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AVS 405 - Livestock and Companion Animal Behavior

Provides both theoretical and practical knowledge of livestock and companion animal behavior.  Enables students to understand why simple improvements in management practices can bring about tremendous changes in production and performance of the animals as well as improve the ease of handling for their human caregivers.  A background in the human-animal bond and the impact of humans on livestock and companion animals will be provided.  Designed for animal and veterinary scientists, graduate students interested in the human-animal bond and animal-assisted therapy, and those who wish to understand more about the behavior of their companion animals.

Prerequisites: Grade of C- or higher in AVS 145 and Junior standing

Course Typically Offered: Fall

Credits: 3