Small Animal/Vet Tech

(formerly titled Small Animal Care & Aquaculture)
One Term              Grades 9,10,11, 12               Elective

This class will cover the different breeds of small pet animals and fish. It will integrate the following concepts: pet selection, animal nutrition, body conformation, animal welfare/rights, training and management of home pets. Other topics will include fish and aquatic plant life, reproduction, and diseases. This course was designed for the person who thinks a “best friend” can be a pet. This course will fulfill .5 credit of the elective science credit needed for graduation.