Semester: 2 / Winter
Lectures/Classes: 15 / 20 hours
Field of study: Animal Science
Study cycle: 2nd cycle
Type of course: optional
Contact person: dr inż. Magdalena Zatoń-Dobrowolska
Short description: During the course they discuss issues related to the broad aspect of the breeding of dogs and cats. Students carry out activities during the dogs show and at an animal shelter.
Full description: The overall purpose of the course is to provide students with dogs and cats origin; anatomy, physiology and genetics; dogs and acts breeds; reproduction and care of litter; bases of dogs and cats feeding; illness prevention; organizations, which response for dogs and cats breeding; dogs and cats show – regulations and rules of judgement; lows in dogs and cats breeding.
Bibliography: Sydney A., Asdell S.A.: Dog breeding : reproduction and genetics.Little, Brown, Boston 1966 Burns M., Neaves Fraser M.: Genetics of the dog : the basis of successful breeding. Oliver & Boyd,Edinburgh, 2nd ed 1966 Edney A.T.B. (; Burrows I.E. (contributors): Dog and cat nutrition : a handbook forveterinarians and students.Pergamon Press, Oxford, 2nd ed. 1988 Barker A.J., Barker H.A.: Dog breeds.Gallery Books, New York, cop. 1984 Scott J.P., Fuller J.L.: Genetics and the social behavior of the dog. University of Chicago Press, Chicago,cop. 1974 Ostrander E.A. (Red.); Giger U. (Red.); Lindblad-Toh K. (Red.): The dog and its genome.ColdSpring Harbor Laboratory Press, Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y., cop. 2006 Ruvinsky A. (Red.); Sampson J. (Red.): The genetics of the dog. CABI Publishing, Wallingford, Oxon, U.K.;New York, cop. 2001 Robinson R.: Genetics for dog breeders.Pergamon Press, Oxford, 2nd ed , 1990 Vella C.M; Robinson R.: Robinson's genetics for cat breeders and veterinarians.Butterworth-Heinemann,Oxford, 4th ed , 1999
Learning outcomes: After course completion In area of knowledge: 1. Student knows the base of the dog and cats breeding. 2. Student knows their anatomy, physiology, genetics and behaviour. 3. Student knows their specific breeding needed. In area of skills: 1. Student identifies breeds and variety of species. 2. Student is planning special breeding system for the species and breed. In area of social competences: 1. Student is aware of the responsibility for animals and ethic proceeding with.
Assessment methods and assessment criteria: The grade obtained at classes is 100% of the total evaluation.

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