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Graduate School

    The University of Maine
   
 
  Oct 20, 2017
 
 
    
2008-2009 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AVS 405 - Livestock and Companion Animal Behavior


Provides both theoretical and practical knowledge of livestock and companion animal behavior.  Enables students to understand why simple improvements in management practices can bring about tremendous changes in production and performance of the animals as well as improve the ease of handling for their human caregivers.  A background in the human-animal bond and the impact of humans on livestock and companion animals will be provided.  Designed for animal and veterinary scientists, graduate students interested in the human-animal bond and animal-assisted therapy, and those who wish to understand more about the behavior of their companion animals.

Prerequisites & Notes
Junior standing and AVS 145.

Credits: 3