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What are the dog categories as laid out by the World Health Organisation
- - restricted (supervised) dogs - eg. racing & lab, fully dependent and full restricted
- - family dogs - fully dependent and semi-restricted
- - neighbourhood dogs - semi-dependent and semi-restricted
- - unrestricted (unsupervised) dogs - eg. strays, semi-dependant and unrestricted
- - feral dogs - eg. dingos in Australia, indepenent and unrestricted
What is the normal range for temperature in cats?
37.7 - 38.9C
What is the normal weight range for a cat?
What is the normal respiratory rate for a cat?
18-30 breaths per minute
What is the normal heart rate of a cat?
160-240 beats per minute
What is the normal blood pressure of a cat?
What does Veterinary Public Health do?
Directly improves human health by reducing exposure to hazards arising from interactions with animals and animal products.
When does the deciduous dentition first appear in a kitten?
First starts at 2-3 weeks of age, by four four weeks full eruption should have occured.
What is the definition of Zoones according to WHO?
Disease and infection which are transmitted naturally between vertebrate animals and humans.
What are the modes of transmission of zoonosis?
What are the advantages of spaying a cat?
- eliminates medical expenses for kittens
- eliminates owners' need to find responsible homes for kittens
- eliminates howling and the desire to roam associated with heat cycles
- eliminates infections of the uterus
- reduces risk of mammary cancer to 1/7 that of unspayed cats
What are the advantages of neutering male cats?
- reduced roaming, howling and fighting
- reduces spraying house and furnishings
- reduces veterinarian bills for bite wounds and abscesses caused from fighting
- reduces frustration with allows him to be a more devoted pet
What does HACCP stand for?
Hazard Anaylsis and Critical Control Point
How many hands is a horse considered to be?
14.3 hands or over
How many hands is a pony?
14.2 or under
What are the 7 princples of HACCP?
- 1. Conduct a Hazard Analysis
- 2. Determine Critical Control Points
- 3. Establish Critical Limits
- 4. Establish a system for monitoring
- 5. Establish a corrective action system
- 6. Establish a process for the verification
- 7. Establish documents concerning all procedures and records
During what period is a horse considered a foal?
from birth to Jan 1st
During what period is a horse considered a yearling?
in the first year after birth
What is a filly?
A female horse or pony not fully grown - up to 3 years.
What is a Colt?
A male horse or pony up to 3 years of age not yet gelded.
What is a Mare?
A female horse or pony over 3 years of age.
What is a Stallion?
A fully grown male horse or pony that has not been gelded (also known as entire)
What is a gelding?
A male horse or pony that has been castrated.
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