Animal Science

  • Students in the Animal Science program study animal behavior, safe handling and restraint, anatomy and physiology, small animal care and management, health and disease, nomenclature and veterinary terminology. Students will also visit sites to view first-hand how animal science applies to a variety of jobs and occupations.

Animal Science Video

  • Skills/Topics Covered

    • Dog Day Care Experience
    • 21st Century Skills
    • Zoonotic Diseases
    • Equine, Canine and Feline Care/Management
    • Anatomy & Physiology
    • Terminology
    • Animal Behavior
    • Handling and Restraint
    • Grooming Techniques
    • Adaptations and Classification
    • Pet First Aid
    • Animal Rights and Welfare


    Internship Experiences

    • Veterinary Clinics
    • Grooming Facilities
    • Utica Zoo
    • Animal Sanctuary
    • Humane Societies
    • Horse Farms
    • Pet Supply Stores
    • Dog Day Care Facilities


    Articulation Agreements/College Credit

    • SUNY Cobleskill
    • SUNY Canton


    Opportunities for Additional Education in the Field

    • Veterinary Science Technology
    • Dog Grooming School
    • Canine Behavior and Management
    • Equine Management
    • Wildlife/Exotic Management
Animal Science 2020-21
  • Potential Careers with CTE Training

    • Veterinary Assistant
    • Kennel Attendant, Receptionist
    • Grooming Facility Dog Bather
    • General Animal Caretaker Duties at Various Types of Animal Care Facilities


    Potential Careers with Additional Training

    • Veterinary Technician
    • Veterinarian
    • Pet Groomer
    • Dog Trainer
    • Zoologist