VME 6800: Welfare and Wellness for Pets and People

Course Description

Promotes wellness for those who care for pets by rehearsing skills needed for taking care of oneself and colleagues with the same attention used to promote welfare for pets

Course Content

Improve the lives of those who care for animals in their professions by helping them recognize they need to take care of themselves and their colleagues with the same effort as they use to take care of the pets.  Enable students with the skills needed to recognize and prevent potential challenges to welfare or wellness for pets and people. 

Enrollment Information

  • Course Lead Instructor: Jessica Dolce, Certified Compassion Fatigue Educator, MS Adult and Higher Education and Aimee Dalrymple, DVM, MS Concentration in Shelter Medicine
  • Course Number: VME 6820 all sections
  • Semester Credit Hours: 1
  • Term: Summer
  • SyllabusSyllabus
  • Course Pre-Requisites/Co-Requisites: Must be currently enrolled as a professional veterinary student, DVM candidate, at the UF College of Veterinary Medicine to take the VME 5XXX version of the course OR must be currently enrolled as a UF graduate student, to take the VME 6XXX version of the course.