Course Code: VET118

Course Title : History of Veterinary Medicine, and Ethics II

Weekly Teaching Hour: (1-0)

Course Description : These courses aim at providing concise historical development of Veterinary Medicine; course will also assist students in increasing their self-awareness and comprehension of a range of legal, professional and ethical values and behaviours that are essential and normal components of veterinary medicine. The ethical principles that underlie veterinary medicine will be explored in depth and inform students of emerging trends. The client/patient/veterinarian triad will also be introduced.

Recommended Textbook(s) and Supplementary Books:

  • Veterinary Ethics and Jurisprudence by Dua 2011
  • Veterinary Medicine: An Illustrated History by Dunlop and Williams. 1995
  • A concise History of Veterinary Medicine by Karasszon. 1988

Course Assessment:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

  • Attendance 95%compulsory.