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1602. Behavior and Training of Domestic Animals

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to Animal Science, Pathobiology and Veterinary Science, Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources majors; others by consent. Recommended preparation: ANSC 1001.

Grading Basis: Graded

Application of behavior of cattle, horses, sheep, goats, swine, poultry, and companion animals to their management, training, and welfare. Basic principles of genetics and physiology of behavior, perception, training, learning, motivation, and stress with consideration of integrated behavioral management and animal welfare. Students are required to have access to an animal that they will train throughout the semester; the Department of Animal Science will not necessarily provide animals for training. Taught concurrently with SAAS 202.