This course will provide instruction and training for students interested in careers realated to veterinary medicine. Students who acheive competency in this course will develop knowledge and skills in anatomy and physiology, nutrition, parasitology, diseases, pharmacology, surgery, and genetics. Other topics include career exploration, animal management, animals in society, and office management. Participation in extra-curricular animal relate activities such as FFA, 4-H, and AKC events is strongly recommended.