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VET 2111 Large Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Techniques

This course will cover the basics of the care and husbandry of large animal species, as well as specific techniques that the students are required to learn in the care of these animals. The class will be conducted both in lecture as well as lab format, with multiple field trips off-campus for live-animal simulations. All students will be required to develop the essential psychomotor skills required for passage of the course as well as the program. This is an 8-week, limited enrollment course. Four hours of classroom and/or laboratory time per week.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Veterinary Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: VET 1202 and VET 2107 or VET 2108 


  • The students will demonstrate understanding and technical skills in safely handing and restraining a variety of large animal species.
  • The student will show an understanding of the care and husbandry involved in the raising, breeding, and medical treatment of a variety of large animal species.
  • The student will develop knowledge pertaining to the care of the large animal within the scope of the best veterinary practices.

Credit Hours: 2

Classroom Hours: 2