Oct 26, 2020  
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog

AVS 249 - Laboratory and Companion Animal Science


An introduction to laboratory and companion animal science. Species covered include dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, amphibians, rodents, ferrets, rabbits, and horses. Topics include characteristics of each species, welfare,  uses, anatomy, physiology, behavior, breeding, genetics, nutrition, health, handling, care and career opportunities.

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

Course Typically Offered: Spring

Credits: 3