14I3I05 - Production and rearing of dogs and cats

Course specification
Course titleProduction and rearing of dogs and cats
AcronymVeterinary Medicine
Type of studyIntegrated academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. prof. dr Mila Savić
  2. prof. dr Vladimir Dimitrijević
  3. prof. dr Ružica Trailović
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
  1. doc. dr Žolt Bečkei
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    The goalIntroduction to characteristics of the breeding, rearing and care of cat and dog.
    The outcomeStudent has to learn the basic principles of breeding management, rearing and care for dogs and cats, and also to be enabled to apply handling and restraining techniques, feeding and grooming, nursing of sick animals and puppies and kittens, have necessary knowledge of veterinary legislation which regulates animal keeping, transportation and health care.
    Contents of lecturesBiological characteristics of dogs and cats, breeds and selection of purebred dogs and cats. Sexual cycle, mating, care during pregnancy, parturition and care for newborn puppies and kittens. Inherited behavior, behavioral faults and vice in dogs and cats. Principles of dog and cat keeping and feeding. Health care and nursing of diseased dogs and cats. Legislation that regulates dog and cat keeping and transportation. Management of keeping and healthcare in dogs and cats.
    Contents of exercisesTraining in practical skills necessary for dog and cat handling in kennels and catteries, small animal pansions and hospitals, feeding, grooming and care for healthy and diseased animals, supplemental feeding of newborns (30).
    1. Savić Mila, Jovanović S, Vegara M: Stočarstvo - Farmske i socijalne životinje, FVM, Beograd, 2007. (Original title)
    2. Savić Mila, Dimitrijević Vladimir, Trailović Ružica, Bečkei Žolt Stočarstvo - praktikum, Fakultet Veterinarske Medicine, Centar za izdavačku delatnost i promet učila, Beograd, 2014 (Original title)
    3. Viljaisan H: Kako da razumete, vaspitate i negujete vašu mačku, IPS, Beograd, 2006. (Original title)
    4. Litričin V: Osnovna znanja o psu, MiS sport, Beograd, 1993. (Original title)
    5. Litričin V: Ishrana i bolesti pasa, MiS sport, Beograd, 1993. (Original title)
    6. Evans M: Cat Doctor: A guide to common ailments and treatments. Mitchell Beazley, London, 1996. (Original title)
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
    Methods of teachingEducation with interactive learning including audio-visual methods (PowerPoint presentations and films). Practical exercises and duties in kennels, catteries, veterinary clinics, and shows/exhibitions.
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
    Activites during lectures10Test paper
    Practical lessons30Oral examination30