TAMU ANSC 210 - Introduction to the Companion Animal Industry (3 pages)

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This lecture goes over the basics of companion animals. The history of companion animals along with the different aspects of the present day companion animal industry are covered.


Lecture number:
1
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Texas A&M University
Course:
Ansc 210 - Companion Animal Science
Edition:
2

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ANSC 210 1nd Edition Lecture 1 Outline of Current Lecture I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX X What are Companion Animals Benefits of Pet Ownership Domestication History of Companion Animals Companion Animals Companion Animal Industry Pet Food Industry Pet Supply Industry Pet Healthcare Industries Dog breeds Current Lecture I II III What are companion animals a Pets b Animals people keep for company c companion i Com with ii Pan bread iii Something you share bread or meals with something you feed Benefits of Pet Ownership a Health cardiovascular b Stress relief c Exercise d Mental and physical stimulation e Friendship f Security g Pest control Domestication a When man controls breeding b Dog domesticated first i A vast number of various breeds and sizes c Horse domesticated next i A smaller number of varied breeds and sizes d Cat domesticated last These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute IV V VI VII i Most cats are the same size ii The only differences are the coat colors History of Companion Animals a Dogs domesticated 15 000 years in Asia b Cats domesticated 6 000 years ago in Egypt c Domesticated for work however now they are pets d Pets are now important in society Companion Animals a People care for the companion animals b Pets are the only animals some humans have experience with i Little humans can learn compassionate and learn to play with the animals ii Mass murders usually start out torturing animals c Pet ownership is increasing i Cat ownership is increasing faster than dog ownership ii 90 of dogs live in urbanizing areas iii Usually smaller animals reptiles rodents are increasing d Pet ownership by country i US has the highest number of animals per 100 people 1 18 dogs 100 humans 2 21 cats 100 humans 3 By us states a California 61 animals 100 people i 1 million dogs ii 8 8 million cats b Texas 84 100 people i 7 million dogs ii 6 5 million cats c



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