DiaryBarnsWhether the concentration is Animals in Agriculture, Equine Management or Companion Animal Science, students in Applied Animal Science gain practical experience at the UNH equine facilities, the Thomas P. Fairchild Dairy Teaching and Research Center, the UNH Organic Dairy Farm, the Thompson School Grooming Shop and the Applied Animal Science biologic and clinical teaching laboratory which houses Idexx Lasercyte and Vettest equipment.

The curriculum has a number of animal-related off-campus educational practicums, including an educational partnership for companion animal science students with the NHSPCA in Stratham, NH and the Cocheco Valley Humane Society in Dover, NH.

In addition field trips to many animal-related facilities and businesses are incorporated into classes.