Cats and Dogs
Welcome to the Kennel! In this virtual apprenticeship location, you will have the opportunity to explore principles of animal science and husbandry and apply best practices to provide care for either a dog or a cat.

Complete seven apprenticeship learning tasks – one in each of the inquiries under the guiding concepts in the chart below. Click on the concept to go to each inquiry and find the resources you will need.

Responsible Choices

1. What does animal welfare involve?
2. What are the advantages and disadvantages of caring for a specific breed of
     dog or cat?

Animal Health & Welfare

3. What are the indicators of health for dogs and cats?
4. What do dogs and cats require for good health as they grow?

Safe & Healthy Animal Environments

5. What makes an environment safe and healthy for a dog or cat?
6. How should stress be avoided when handling and moving dogs and cats?

Societal Responsibilities

7. How should society protect and ensure the welfare of domestic animals?