Practicum in Animal Welfare Skills
In the Practicum in Animal Welfare Skills (PAWS), students will work with law enforcement and animal welfare professionals to identify, investigate, and work to resolve animal welfare issues, including crimes and ordinance violations, in Athens-Clarke County. Students may draft county ordinances intended for adoption and will develop and teach a course to educate offenders about proper animal care and applicable laws. Preference for spring enrollment is given to students who successfully completed the fall semester. Permission only. Limited to rising Criminal Justice and SPIA seniors and Pre-Veterinary students.