Courses of Study: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources

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Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Introduction to Veterinary Science
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1.) Compare job characteristics of various careers in veterinary science.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
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Introduction to Veterinary Science
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2.) Identify safety precautions for veterinary science personnel.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
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Introduction to Veterinary Science
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3.) Describe responsibilities of animal control and humane societies.

•  Describing responsible ownership of animals
Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
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Introduction to Veterinary Science
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4.) Describe humane treatment of animals.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
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Introduction to Veterinary Science
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5.) Describe effects of captivity on exotic animals.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
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Introduction to Veterinary Science
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6.) Identify laws and regulations involving animals.

Examples: leash laws, noise control, mandatory euthanasia

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
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Introduction to Veterinary Science
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7.) Describe various body systems of animals, including skeletal, muscular, circulatory, respiratory, nervous, urinary, endocrine, and digestive.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
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Introduction to Veterinary Science
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8.) Identify methods of disease prevention in animals.

Examples: worming, vaccination

•  Analyzing symptoms of animal diseases for diagnostic purposes
•  Selecting drugs to treat animals
Examples: antibiotics, wormers

•  Describing environmental factors affecting animals
Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Introduction to Veterinary Science
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9.) Demonstrate procedures for administering vaccinations, including subcutaneous and intramuscular.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
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Introduction to Veterinary Science
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10.) Identify proper hygiene for animals.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Introduction to Veterinary Science
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11.) Describe normal and abnormal animal behaviors.

Examples: normal—signs of contentment, playfulness

- abnormal—aggression, loss of appetite

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Introduction to Veterinary Science
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12.) Differentiate among veterinary services for various animals.