Small Animal Management


In the Small Animal Management course, students will acquire knowledge and skills related to small animals and the small animal management industry. Small Animal Management may address topics related to small mammals such as dogs and cats, amphibians, reptiles and birds. To prepare for careers in the field of animal science students will learn to learn Breeds of Companion Animals, Small Animal Nutrition, Veterinary Practices and a variety of other topics.


SAMPLE LESSON | How To: Animal Dissection

Each lesson includes media-rich presentations, a pre-made lesson plan, assessments and engaging real-world projects and activities. To get an idea of what iCEV offers, explore the sample lesson and resources below.


  • Animals & Society     
  • Benefits & Responsibilities of Owning Companion Animals        
  • Animals in Research
  • Animal Behavior       
  • Basic Canine & Feline Anatomy      
  • Basic Avian Anatomy           
  • How To: Animal Dissection  
  • Breeds of Companion Animals: Dogs         
  • Breeds of Companion Animals: Cats          
  • Breeds of Companion Animals: Exotics     
  • Basic Companion Animal Care        
  • Small Animal Nutrition, Health & Management    
  • Basic Canine Nutrition         
  • Common Diseases of Small Animals           
  • Common Parasites of Small Animals          
  • Common Veterinary Medical Equipment  
  • Veterinary Medical Practices: Hospital Procedures
  • Veterinary Medical Practices: Laboratory Procedures
  • Canine Grooming     
  • The World of Agriculture    
  • Career Cluster: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources   
  • Exploring Careers: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources         
  • Animal Systems        
  • Formulas for Career Success: Career Testing
    & Investigation    
  • Internships 101: The Importance of Internships
  • Veterinary Medical Practices: Veterinary Business Management          
  • Employability Skills  
  • Workplace Issues     
  • Citizenship Basics     
  • Internet Basics         
  • Blue & Gold Basics: SAE Programs
  • Introduction to Record Keeping     
  • Blue & Gold Basics: What is FFA?    
  • Blue & Gold Basics: FFA Officers & Meetings
  • Blue & Gold Basics: Career Development Events