Course Code: VET405

Course Title : Small Animal internal Medicine I

Weekly Teaching Hours: (1,2)

Course Description : This course is designed to familiarize the 7th and 8 th semesters students with the ethology, pathophysiology, epidemiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic Assessment, and treatment of commonly observed sheep and goat internal diseases. Emphasis is placed on the clinical approach for Assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of the sick large animals (both chronic and emergent) in Faculty’s hospital or small animal private farms in the island. Herd health management and biosecurity issues are also discussed.

Recommended Textbook(s) and Supplementary Books:

  • Sheep and Goat Medicine by Pugh and Baird.  2nd Ed. 2012
  • Dairy Sheep Manual by Stubbs, Abud and Bencini. 2009

Course Assessment:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

Attendance 95%compulsory.