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How to Identify Fish

By ACS Distance Education on December 9, 2019 in Animals | comments

There are three major groups of fishes: Cartilaginous (Superclass Chondrichthyes), Primitive Bony Fish (Sarcopterygii) and Bony Fish (Actinopterygii).

Take a look at the video we made that explains this in a lot more depth.

 

Animal Feed & Nutrition

By ACS Distance Education on January 30, 2019 in Animals, Careers & Jobs Success | comments
Animals can suffer from nutritional disorders, just like humans. Pet food suppliers, animal welfare services and charities, animal owners and even animal health experts need to understand general animal nutrition and regularly update their knowledge to include new research. Many choose to do this via professional development courses and consultations.
 

Holistic Health Care for Animals

By ACS Distance Education on January 30, 2019 in Animals, Careers & Jobs Success | comments
There are many therapies other than the obvious mainstream ones. Sometimes called natural or complimentary therapies, they include hydrotherapy, acupuncture, massage, chiropractic, naturopathic, nutritional, psychological and preventative medicine. 
 

Animal Health Research and Management

By ACS Distance Education on January 30, 2019 in Animals, Careers & Jobs Success | comments
Research informs us about animal health, enabling us to better manage both individual animals as well as groups or entire species. The context in which this work happens is varied, for example:
Public sector work by quarantine inspectors, biosecurity officers, policy advisers, universities, zoos.
Community, health, and welfare: by community educators, health specialists and veterinarians, and more.
 

Veterinary Medicines

By ACS Distance Education on January 30, 2019 in Animals, Careers & Jobs Success | comments
Veterinary medicines are a large industry. Livestock and pet owners spend a great deal of money to help keep their animals healthy. Vaccines and other medicines and supplements are commonly used to maintain animal health or treat illnesses.