Course Code: VET315

Course Title: Animal Surgery I

Weekly Teaching Hour: (1,2)

Course Description : These courses are designed to familiarize 6 th and 7 th semester students with surgical techniques and interventions for diseased or injured food –producing animals, horses, equine species and companion animals. The courses also cover orthopedic interventions and treatment and care of surgical conditions.

Recommended Textbook(s) and Supplementary Books:

  • Turner and McIIwraith’s Techniques in large Animal Surgery by Hendrickson and Baird. 4 th. Ed. 2013

  • Veterinary Surgery: Small Animal by Johnston, 2012

  • Equine Sport Medicine and surgery by Hinchcliff, kneps and Geor. 2 nd Ed. 2014

  • Small Animal Surgery by Fossum, Dewey, Horn and Johnson. 4 th. Ed. 2013

Course Assessment:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

  • Attendance 95% compulsory.