2021-2022 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Oct 26, 2021  
2021-2022 Yavapai College Catalog

AGC 193 - Introduction to Canine Health Care

Description: Introduction to health needs of canines both physiologically and anatomically. Includes general first aid and CPR techniques, traditional and alternative disease management methods, grooming and hygiene essentials for dogs, and breeding practices including spay and neuter theories.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Course Content:
  1. General canine anatomy and physiology
  2. Nutrition needs and function
  3. First aid and CPR
  4. Disease control
  5. Grooming
  6. Breeding practices

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe and explain fundamentals of canine anatomy and physiology. (1)
  2. Explain the overall nutritional needs and general physiological function of nutrition in dogs. (2)
  3. Apply first aid care and canine CPR. (3)
  4. Perform crisis management techniques for canines with injuries and prepare for transport. (3)
  5. Explain protocols of traditional and alternative disease control methods. (4)
  6. List various disease symptoms. (4)
  7. Identify grooming and hygiene needs of dogs. (5)
  8. Discuss breeding practices and spay/neuter theories. (6)