Companion Animal Biology and Humane Education

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Animal Sciences 250 - Companion Animals in Society

This course explores the current and historical functions and influences of companion animals in American society.  Topics include the evolution of animal protection, the use of assistance and service animals, and the growth and impact of the pet supply industry.  Controversial issues which are of current concern to society are examined in detail.  This course satisfies the General Education Criteria for a Western Comparative Culture course.