The Dog 3-Credit Online Course

This course is designed for students planning careers in Veterinary Medicine or Veterinary Technical Programs. Students that take the class will be introduced to a number of topics, including evolution, domestication, anatomy, role in society, physiology, and health of the dog.

The Dog

Open to Students in all Institutions

While the Dog Class is offered through the University of Florida (UF), many students that take this class attend other Colleges and Universities. Many Colleges and Universities have slightly different schedules. In order to accommodate these different schedules, the class has been designed to be run in an asynchronous manner (i.e. students have weekly assignments, but do not need to log into the class at any specific time during the day.)

happy black dog

Course Details

Students that successfully complete the class will learn about a number of different topics that will be covered in more detail in Veterinary School and Veterinary Technical Programs. 

Female Cavalier King Charles Dog Breed, at the beach.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers tot he most common questions about the course.

White pomeranian on deck



The Cat

Students that take the class will be introduced to a number of topics, including urology, endocrinology, reproduction, nutrition, and health of the cat.

Small Animal Clinical Sciences

Large Animal Clinical Sciences

The Horse

This course covers many important topics in the domesticated horse field including reproduction, anatomy, the musculoskeletal system, GI physiology, preventative health care, as well as current research.

Foal and mare in a grassy field