UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Animal and Food Science department conducts one of the leading comprehensive undergraduate animal science programs in the nation. Our students are actively involved in scholastic and extracurricular activities at local, regional, national and international levels.
Students must choose an emphasis to focus their studies:
The companion animal option prepares students for all aspects of animal management and care including physiology, nutrition, welfare, behavior and training, and health and veterinary care. The major provides a balance of science-based curriculum and hands-on experience with animals. This may especially be of interest to students pre-veterinary track intending to pursue veterinary college.
Employment may include positions in the following areas:
Find out more about the UWRF ADEPT (Assistance Dog Education Program and Training) pogram (formerly the UWRF Service Dog Training program). This unique internship opportunity offered in partnership with the UWRF companion animal program and PawPADs is the only one of its kind in the UW System.