Companion & Performance Animals

Bachelor of Science in Animal Health | Major in Companion and Performance Animals

Enter the field of companion and performance animals with this major. As a student, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Complete your pre-veterinary medicine requirements in this major.
  • Develop expertise in the physiology, nutrition, behaviour and evolving role of companion and performance animals.
  • Test your knowledge in the faculty's animal research facilities.
  • Gain mastery in the sociology and psychology of the animal-human bond.
  • Learn from real case studies of search and rescue animals, sport animals, animal-assisted therapy and animals who serve to improve the well-being of individuals.

Career Options in Companion and Performance Animals

Animal-assisted therapy | Behaviour consulting & training | Pet industry marketing manager | Technical sales representative | Kennel operator | Equine sports therapist