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AGR 2020: Animal Husbandry/Welfare is a CTS course where you will learn about basic and fundamental aspects of cat and dog care and welfare. Before taking this course, you should have:

  1. Completed the prerequisites. 
    • AGR 1040: Introduction to Animal Basics
    • AGR 3000: Agriculture Safety 
  2. Supervised access to a cat or dog with which you can work.

In this course you’ll explore information related to the care and raising of a cat or dog and apply the learning tasks to a cat or dog in a project of your own choice. Your learning will start with the following overarching question:

What standards of care should guide how domestic animals are raised?

You will explore the course content through four guiding concepts:

  1. Responsible choices
  2. Animal health & welfare
  3. Safe & healthy animal environments
  4. Societal responsibilities

This “Introduction to AGR 2020: Cat and Dog Husbandry/Welfare” module introduces the course. Complete the learning tasks in this module before moving on to the other modules.

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Module Objectives

By successfully completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Identify possible life roles related to the care of cats and dogs.
  • Describe different perspectives regarding animal welfare.
  • Demonstrate basic competencies in communication.
  • Use basic essential tools employed in the course.

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Estimated Time Required

It is estimated it will take you approximately 20 minutes to complete this module.

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