Exotic Animal Care & Diseases

VTS 258

Biological Sciences

Credits: 2

This course is aimed to teach the basic medicine, anatomy, physiology and husbandry of exotic pet species for the licensed veterinary technician. Students will be expected to identify normal healthy behaviors, as well as abnormal clinical signs. This course will cover recognition and treatment of common diseases (including zoonotic diseases), species differences, husbandry, as well as a variety of nursing skills (diagonostics, restraint and handling, venipuncture, anesthesia, and more) for both healthy and unhealthy exotic animals. Species to be discussed are species of birds, reptiles, ferrets, rabbits, rodents, amphibians, and other small mammals. 2 hrs lecture

We currently offer the following class for this course:

Exotic Animal Care & Diseases

Section: VTS258 - S01

CRN: 83636

Type: Distance Learning

Instructor: Paula L. Turner

Term: Fall 2019

Fees: Technology Fee $65

Required Textbook

Class Schedule

Dates: 08/26/2019 - 12/17/2019
Location: Online

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