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Companion and Performance Animals

Companion and Performance Animals

University of Alberta

North Campus, Edmonton, Canada
  • QS World University Rankings
    126
  • Degree BSc
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 48 months
Companion and performance animals play an integral role in human society, from search and rescue, to therapy, to sports, to specialized and individual services. This program examines the physiology, nutrition, behaviour, and evolving role of companion and performance animals, as well as the sociology and psychology of the human-animal bond. Taking this major allows you to complete a Pre-Vet Concentration. The BSc in in Animal Health degree in the Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences will allow you to complete your pre-veterinary medicine requirements. Areas of study include the biology and behaviour of companion animals, the human-animal bond, and the safety and quality of the animal food supply. You will have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and skills while completing real-world projects and case studies, and develop hands-on skills through access to an extensive network of animal research facilities.