Companion Animal Science Option
Companion Animal Science Option

Discover all aspects in the ever expanding companion animal industry.

What You'll Learn

  • feeding
  • handling
  • production
  • management

Potential Careers

  • Animal assisted therapy
  • Boarding
  • Companion animal publications
  • Genetics
  • Grooming
  • Pet food research and development
  • Pet product development
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Quality assurance
  • Sales and marketing
  • Service dog training
  • Showing
  • Training
  • Veterinarian
  • Veterinary diagnostics
  • Veterinary technologist
  • Zoo keeper
  • Zoo nutritionist

My favorite thing about the Companion Animals Option is that the coursework is so relevant. My friends can hardly get me to stop talking about what I've learned.

Alec Talbott Junior, Animal Science
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Beyond the Classroom

With Animal Science, there are plenty of ways to get experience related to your major beyond the traditional classroom setting. Take a look at some of the student clubs and activities related to the Companion Animal option:

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