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Principles of Animal Care

To enable students to recognise and describe normal anatomy, physiology, and behaviour of animals while minimising discomfort and stress through the use of appropriate handling techniques

Course Code ANPC401
Level 4
Credits 15


  • Describe basic anatomy and function of the normal healthy animal.
  • Recognise and interpret normal behaviour in cats and dogs.
  • Perform safe and effective low-stress basic restraint on cats, dogs, and small mammals.