School Of Science

Animal Health and WelfareWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300834.2


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Equivalent Units
300424 - Animal Health and Welfare

300802 Biodiversity

About this Unit
This unit will introduce students to the major issues related to animal health and welfare that form essential knowledge for those working with animals. In particular, students will gain an understanding of disease and methods for disease control as well as an introduction to disease diagnosis. In addition, students will gain knowledge about the relationships between animal management and the health and welfare expectations for domesticated and wild animals. The causes of common animal diseases will be introduced as well as the legal obligations of those owning, working or observing animals with respect to maintaining and monitoring their health and welfare.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Outdoor attire / Lab coats, enclosed footwear for indoor labs

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