VTHT 1301

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Author:
hollyeb
ID:
180338
Filename:
VTHT 1301
Updated:
2012-10-28 14:42:44
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Restraint Handling
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Restraint & Handling
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  1. Reason for restraint
    • examination
    • control
    • prevent injury to animal or human
  2. Before restraint you must
    • assess the situation
    • understand the species behavior
    • use appropriate equipment
  3. Sensory signals
    • animals rely on sight, smell, hearing & touch
    • also rely on body language to communicate
  4. Touch for dogs
    • smooth stroking
    • close contact
  5. Touch for cats
    • independent
    • under chin
    • above tail
  6. Touch for horses
    • hand contact
    • neck & shoulders
  7. Touch for cattle
    • usually none
    • if hand raised, on the face
  8. Touch for sheep/goats
    chin
  9. Pain-induced aggresion
    • danger zone high
    • should sedate
  10. Maternal aggresion
    the tamest animal will protect their baby
  11. Predatory aggression
    Cats-true carnivore
  12. Territorial aggression
    all species
  13. Male aggression
    testosterone poisoning
  14. Dominance aggression
    give them an inch they will take a mile
  15. Protection aggression
    owner influenced
  16. Fear aggression
    fight or flight
  17. Lifting a dog
    • acquaint first
    • one arm around chest, other at hind quarter of dog
    • lift with legs
  18. Loose dog restraint
    • use another dog to bait
    • drop down to dog level
    • talk soothingly
    • extend palm down
  19. Kenneled dog restraint
    • talk to dog first to evaluate
    • open door & let dog walk through loop in leash
  20. Exam room restraint
    • may need to remove owner from from
    • some need the alpha human in sight

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