Physiology, behaviour and welfare of dogs and cats in their relationship with humans

A.Y. 2016/2017
3
Max ECTS
32
Overall hours
SSD
VET/02
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Undefined
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
Course syllabus
Frontal lessons (2 credits)
Ethology: introduction and practical applications in commercial and social activities involving dogs and cats
The domestication of dogs and cats
Physiological and behavioural development of the puppy and kitten
Modal action patterns in canine and feline companions: social, sexual and parental behaviour
Animal mind, learning and emotions
Stress and well-being of dogs and cats either in the domestic, breeding or work environment
AII- Animal assisted interventions (pet therapy)

Practice (1 credit)
Simulated canine assisted interventions
Methods of education and training of service and sporting dogs (e.g., AAI dog, agility dog, mobility)
VET/02 - VETERINARY PHYSIOLOGY - University credits: 3
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 16 hours
Professor: Pirrone Federica
Professor(s)
Reception:
Tuesday 2:00-3:00 P.M.