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May 29th 2017

This course is for anyone interested in learning more about Veterinary Medicine, giving a “taster” of courses covered in the first year of a veterinary degree and an idea of what it is like to study Veterinary Medicine.

Average: 6.4 (16 votes)
May 29th 2017

Learn about the impact of infectious disease on sustainable animal-based food production by understanding the science of growth, immunity, and infection and by learning the problem-solving skills needed to advance animal health and food production through optimal management practices.

Average: 5 (1 vote)
May 22nd 2017

There are over 100 million horses, donkeys and mules in the world today and owners of these animals can be found on almost every continent and in almost every society. The Horse Course will cover many unique aspects of equine ownership and touch upon the science behind many of today’s management practices.

Average: 4.5 (4 votes)
May 15th 2017

Animal welfare has been described as a complex, multi-faceted public policy issue which includes important scientific, ethical, and other dimensions. Improving our understanding of animal welfare, involves the fascinating study of animal behavior as well as the challenge of accessing the emotions of animals.

Average: 6.5 (19 votes)
May 15th 2017

What is your cat revealing to you when she purrs? What is your dog expressing when he yawns or wags his tail? Understanding your cat and dog’s behaviour and the way they communicate with you, will enable you to better understand their needs and strengthen your relationship with them. This MOOC is divided into five topics, the appliance of science; behaviour and body language, senses and perception; challenges for the human-animal relationship, including pet problem behaviour; and how to improve the quality of life for cats and dogs in our care.

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May 8th 2017

Dog Emotion and Cognition will introduce you to the exciting new study of dog psychology, what the latest discoveries tell us about how dogs think and feel about us, and how we can use this new knowledge to further strengthen our relationship with our best friends.

Average: 5.6 (11 votes)
May 8th 2017

This course will explore the concepts driving current food production science (population growth, urbanization, emerging affluence, resource constraints, and underlying biological limits) with the main focus on livestock production. Each of the major food animal species (dairy, swine, beef, and poultry) will be covered in terms of their universal life cycles, constraints to production and emerging societal issues.

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Mar 13th 2017

With the world's first MOOOOO-C, you will gain a broad and comprehensive understanding of all aspects of dairy management such as genetics, nutrition, reproduction, animal health, farm economics, and sustainability of dairy production systems. There's something here for everyone whether you are just looking for the basics or have years of experience in the dairy industry.

Average: 4.3 (4 votes)
Feb 7th 2017

Explore the amazing range and complexity of wild animal behaviour. Discover how animals learn, communicate, find food, avoid predators, and interact socially.

Average: 7.4 (7 votes)
Jan 16th 2017

Learn how important animal viruses are transmitted between animals and humans, and understand the diseases they produce. In this free online course, you will learn about animal viruses that affect pets, birds, sheep, cattle, swine and horses, and produce important diseases.

Average: 9 (1 vote)
Nov 7th 2016

Become familiar with One Health, a promising concept, and the effective solutions it provides to urgent health problems. In our globalised world, new approaches to preventing, treating and controlling diseases are urgently needed. New illnesses seem to spread faster than ever thanks to interconnected ecosystems and the close connections between humans and animals. Stressing this interconnectedness, One Health seeks an integrative approach to human and animal health. This course will explore this approach and examine the value of it - as well as explain how One Health strategies work in practice.

Average: 7 (1 vote)
Oct 10th 2016

Aujourd’hui dans le monde, de nombreuses épidémies émergent ou ré-émergent (Fièvre de la Vallée du Rift, Peste des Petits Ruminants …) et leur prise en charge par les services sanitaires nécessite des analyses épidémiologiques fines.

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Apr 4th 2016

El objetivo de la inspección de la carne es detectar y prevenir peligros para la salud pública, siendo la inspección en mataderos una actividad exclusiva de la profesión Veterinaria. En el presente MOOC, mediante vídeos explicativos vamos a seguir paso a paso la actividad diaria de un matadero, haciendo especial hincapié en la inspección ante-mortem y post-mortem y en la toma de muestras oficiales.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Self Paced

This on-line short course teaches you how to collect samples from dogs for DNA analysis in a manner that can provide the forensic evidence required for a court case. This is of particular importance where there has been a dog attack resulting in injury or death of another animal or human. Participants will gain an understanding of dog breeds and behaviour pertinent to dog attack situations, and learn a range of practical DNA evidence collection techniques.

Average: 7.4 (5 votes)
Self Paced

This course is an introduction to horses, demonstrating basic tasks that you would carry out on a daily basis with a horse. This course can help you to form your decision to enter the wonderful world of horses.

Average: 3.5 (4 votes)
Oct 4th 2013

This course will help anyone who loves dogs to better understand their dog’s reproductive health and how to control its reproduction. This includes understanding the pros and cons of having your dog spayed or castrated, and understanding at what age that surgery can be performed.

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