ERIC Number: ED181300
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Small Animal Care.
Livesey, Dennis W.; Fong, Stephen
This small animal care course guide is designed for students who will be seeking employment in veterinary hospitals, kennels, grooming shops, pet shops, and small-animal laboratories. The guide begins with an introductory section that gives the educational philosophy of the course, job categories and opportunities, units of instruction required for various job titles, and floor plans for a classroom in small animal care. The remainder of the guide presents lessons in the following eighteen areas: (1) basic skills, (2) office skills, (3) kennel operation, (4) animal handling and restraining, (5) basic grooming, (6) technical skills, (7) dog clipping, (8) laboratory animals, (9) pet shops, (10) nutrition, (11) breeding, (12) introduction to professional handling, (13) introduction to obedience training, (14) kennel development, (15) advanced professional handling (16) show-grooming techniques, (17) advanced obedience training, and (18) preparing for employment. Each lesson plan is divided into teacher activities and student activities, estimated time, related theory and concepts, and visual aids. Student handouts are appended. (LRA)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Rutgers, The State Univ., New Brunswick, NJ. Dept. of Vocational-Technical Education.
Identifiers - Location: New Jersey