strategy

Applying veterinary medicine

Synonyms:
Animal health care
Conducting veterinary practice
Providing veterinary services
Providing veterinary skills
Description:
Reducing animal disease through treatment and preventive care.
Context:
Man's concern with diseases that afflict animals dates from his earliest contacts with them and is reflected in early views of religion and magic. Diseases of animals remain a concern principally because of the economic losses they cause and the possible transmission of the causative agents to humans.
Implementation:
Veterinary medicine includes research and study of disease in farm animals, wild animals, animals used in scientific research and pests.
Claim:
(a) Veterinary science has reduced the suffering of animals the world over. (b) It has increased the yield of food and other animal products many fold.
Counter Claim:
Veterinary medicine has mystified the process of caring for animals to the point that many simple procedures once done by anyone are now forgotten.
Values:
Care
Health
Subjects:
Medicine
Application
Human resources
Services
Veterinary
Care
Type Classification:
D: Detailed strategies