Animal Handling & Restraint

This course provides students with the knowledge required to handle and restraint various types of animals, such as dogs, cats, farm animals, and pocket pets. Using simulation and mannequins, students will gain an understanding of how stress and fear can be reduced or eliminated with proper handling and restraint techniques. Emphasis is placed on maintaining the safety of both the handler and the animal. Students will also gain knowledge about restraint equipment available in an animal care environment, and its proper usage in different situations