Shelter Medicine Courses for Masters Students

Shelter Medicine Program

Master of Science in Animals and Public Policy Core Content

During the companion animal module of the Animals and Society class, students examine issues surrounding pet ownership, responsibilities towards homeless animals, the way that humans have manipulated animals through selective breeding and the use of animals in sports and hobbies. This course includes an in-depth look at the history of pet overpopulation, how animal shelter policy today is affected and policy considerations that address causes and solutions to pet overpopulation.

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