Skip To Content
Companion Animal - Small Animal Client Needs and Preferences Part 1 & 2 with Dr. Bir, SS 2022 is a Course

Companion Animal - Small Animal Client Needs and Preferences Part 1 & 2 with Dr. Bir, SS 2022

2 credits

$40 Enroll

Full course description

2022 Summer Seminar Recording- Small Animal Client Needs and Preferences with Dr.Bir

  • Registration tip: Register from a desktop or laptop using an updated Google Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Respondus or Safari browser. 
  • If you are registering with an OKEY email address, be sure to LOGIN (upper right corner of the page) to OKEY before registering for a course.
  • Contact the OSU IT Helpdesk if you need assistance. 

The instructor for this course is Dr. Courtney Bir. Dr. Courtney Bir is an Assistant Professor in the department of agricultural economics at Oklahoma State University. Dr. Bir received a PhD in agricultural economics from Purdue University, a masters in agricultural economics, a bachelors in agribusiness, and a bachelors in Animal Science from Oklahoma State University. Dr. Bir's research combines eliciting consumer preferences for agricultural products, and analysis of traditional production economics. Her work strives to determine if consumers’ preferences regarding production processes can be profitably incorporated or adopted by producers. Her extension programming focuses on farm finance and helping producers meet their operational goals. Dr. Bir also works closely with the veterinary industry to assess the status of the industry, and help solve economic problems. 

Following this course, students will Understand how to evaluate consumer research, Understand who has pets and which pet owners are going to the veterinarian, Understand client use and preference for veterinary care, Evaluate client willingness to pay for payment plans and service bundling, Evaluate changes in pet ownership and veterinary concerns post-Covid.

Continuing Education Credits

This course has been approved as CE by the Oklahoma Veterinary Board. To see if this course is acceptable as CE in other states, please visit the state's specific guidelines. Many states accept CE from AVMA accredited veterinary schools. OSU CVM is an AVMA accredited veterinary school.

Time Requirements

o Approximately 2 hours

o This course has several modules which can be completed at your own pace. 

Refund Policy: 

Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine CE office reserves the right to modify courses when necessary. If for any reason, a course or enrollment experience does not meet your expectations, please contact us at

To request a refund, please email Refund decisions are subject to approval by the CE Director. Please allow 5 business days for a decision to be made and appropriate action to be taken. 

Refunds may be subject to an administrative fee.

Courses that reflect course completion are generally non-refundable.  

Course Notice: Non-credit courses and Continuing Education Units (CEs or CEUs) do not post to the Oklahoma State official transcript and do not count towards an academic record. CE students do not receive a University ID card and will not be granted access to University facilities such as recreation, transportation, and campus events.

Contact Us:

Need help registering or navigating a course? Email: or call 405-744-7672.