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What is a good rule of thumb to follow when restraining animals for veterinary care?
A sound practice for restraining animals is to apply the minimum effective amount of restraint that will keep the animal and personnel safe.
Name three species of animals that will pin their ears back when upset or aggressive.
The horse, llama, and cat will pin their ears back when upset.
Which species will prick its ears forward when upset or aggressive?
Dogs will pin their ears back when upset or aggressive.
What is the most likely reason for an otherwise docile female to become aggressive toward her human handler?
A normally docile female is more likely to become aggressive when a human handler appears to be a threat to her suckling young.
Which type of aggression rarely poses a risk to veterinary hospital personnel?
Predatory aggression is rarely a cause for risk to veterinary hospital personnel.
What is the most commonly encountered type of attack in veterinary facilities?
The most common attack is canine fear-biting.
What is the most dangerous of all species for veterinary personnel to restrain?
Restraining the dairy-breed bull is the most dangerous species for veterinary personnel.
What are two ways that horses display aggression?
Horses display aggression by biting and kicking.
What is the best way to handle a fight between two large pigs?
The best way to handle a fight between two large pigs is to place a solid panel of plywood between them.
What is the best way to approach a horse?
The best way to approach a horse is slowly and from front left side.
What is the best way to restrain a foal?
The best way to restrain a foal is to place one arm under the neck with one hand grasping the base of the tail.
Which position of a chain lead will control most horses without being too severe?
Most horses can be controlled by the chain lead being positioned over the nose.
What is the most recommended way to tie a horse?
Horses should be tied to an object at its shoulder level or higher.
Which method is recommended to use for the restraint of a haltered horse that will not stand still for a minor procedure?
A horse can be restrained by grabbing skin of neck just cranial to shoulder and rolling it around a clenched fist.
What is the first thing that should be done after leading a horse into the stocks?
The first thing that should be done after leading a horse into the stocks is to close and latch the rear gate.
What is the primary reason for using chemical restraint with horses?
Chemical restraint is used primarily to facilitate safe casting of the horse.
What are techniques which can be used to move cattle down an alleyway?
Tailing, cattle prods, and wiffle paddles are all techniques used to move cattle down an alleyway.
What is often the final capture and restraining device for cattle after a series of pens and alleyways?
A chute and head catch is often the final capture and restraining device for cattle.
What is generally the greatest danger to a handler working in close proximity to a tied cow's head?
The greatest danger to a handler working in close proximity to a tied cow's head is getting hit when the cow throws its head.
What does the term "jacking" a tail mean?
"Jacking" is used with fidgety cattle during procedures, and is performed by grasping one third of the way down the tail and pushing it straight up and forward until it is vertical.
Which species is most prone to panicking and injuring itself as it attempts to escape an enclosure?
A horse is most prone to panicking and injuring itself.
What is the difference between how horses and cows kick?
Horses generally kick straight to the rear, while cattle usually kick forward and to the side with a hooking action.
What is the best way to capture a goat?
The best way to capture a goat is with a shepherd's hook.
What equipment is erssential for the safety of veterinary personnel restraining pigs?
Earplugs are essential for the safety of veterinary personnel restraining pigs.
What is the first step to take when attempting to handle a large aggressive dog?
The first step to take when attempting to handle a large aggressive dog is to catch the dog by the neck using a snared or a lead rope with a slip knot.
Which species can usually be restrained for minor procedures by one handler setting it up on its rump?
Sheep can usually be restrained by setting it up on its rump for minor procedures.
What is one of the most effective ways to capture and restrain an agitated cat?
One of the most effective ways to capture and restrain an agitated cat is to grasp the scruff of the neck.
What is the first line of defense for the feline?
The first line of defense for the feline is by using its claws.
Which species is most likely to seek out a hiding place if it escapes its enclosure?
A cat is most likely to seek out a hiding place if it escapes its enclosure.
What error can be made in bird capture and restraint that can cause suffocation?
Pressure with hand or fingers on the breast of a passerine can cause suffocation.
What is a passerine?
A passerine is a songbird.
Why must a rabbit's hind legs be restrained?
A rabbit's hind legs must be restrained because it can kick out with enough force to permanently damage its spinal cord.
Name some classic signs seen in a dog considered a potential fear biter.
Dogs that are afraid will have ears flat against head, stiff body position, pupils dilated,lip licking, growling, and not panting.
What is the key to restraining a horse in lateral recumbency to keep it lying down?
The key to restraining a horse in lateral recumbency is control of the head.
What are the two most common errors made when position a dog for jugular venipuncture?
The two most common erros made when positioning a dog for jugular venipuncture are pullling forelegs too far forward and pulling head too far backward.
What are the three most commonly accessed veins in the cat?
The three most commonly accessed veins in the cat are saphenous, jugular, and cephalic.
Why is it important for a handler to wash hands before handling a snake?
If a snake is handled after an another animal has been handled without washing hands, the snake will smell that animal and attack handler.
What is a twitch?
A twitch is a nerve-stimulating restraint device often applied to the upper lip of horses.
What is the meaning of the term buccal?
Buccal is a term that means directed toward the cheek.
What are some of the behaviors seen in a dog that is nervous?
A nervous dog will have stiff body position, mildly dilated pupils, and panting with lip licking.
Name some of the devices used for equine restraint and handling.
Some of the devices used for equine restraint and handling include: halter, nose chain, lip twitch, ear twitch, and cross-tie or stock.
Which equine restraint and handling devices is the most minimal, and which is the most extreme?
The most minimal restraint for equines is the halter, while the cross-tie or stock is the most extreme.
Name some of the devices that are used for feline restraint.
Some of the devices used for feline restraint include: towel, catbag, cat muzzle, and squeeze cage.
Which is the most extreme device used for feline restraint?
The squeeze cage is considered the most extreme device used for feline restraint.
Name some of the devices used for canine restraint.
Canine restraint devices include: leash and collar, nylon muzzle, gauze muzzle, catch pole, or cross-tie.
Name some of the breeds considered potential biters that veterinary personnel should be more cautious of in handling.
Breeds considered potential biters include: Chow Chow, Chihuahua, Cocker, Dalmation, German Shepherd, Rottweiler, Dachsund, Shar-Pei, Pekinese, Pomeranian, Blue Heeler, and American Eskimo.
Where is the cephalic vein located in cats and dogs?
The cephalic vein is located on the dorsal surface of the forearm on top of the radius.
Where is the lateral saphenous vein located in dogs?
The lateral saphenous vein in dogs is located crossing the hock.
Where is the medial saphenous vein found in cats?
The medial saphenous vein is located in cats running down the midline of the distal limb.
What is the recommended method of restraining mice and rats?
Mice and rats should be restrained on a slippery surface by grasping near base of tail and gently pulling caudally while using other hand to grab scruff or shoulders.
How should a guinea pig be restrained?
Guinea pigs can be restrained by cupping one hand under rump, and the other around thorax.
What are two groups of avians?
Two groups of avians are psittacines, which are hookbills, and passerines, which are softbills.
Name some of the avians belonging to the pscittacine category.
Avians included in the pscittacine category include: parakeets, cockatiels, and parrots.
Name some of the avians belonging to the passerine category.
Avians belonging to the passerine category include: finches, canaries, and most wild birds.
What is the main principle in restraining pscittacines?
The main principle in restraining pscittacines is to secure the beak as quickly as possible.
What is the most common way to restrain a passerine?
A passerine can be restrained in one hand, with head and neck betwen the fingers of one hand, while other fingers restrain wings and feet.
How are most snakes restrained?
Most snakes are restrained by grasping snake behind mandibles of skull.
How should lizards be restrained?
Lizards are restrained by grasping animal behind skull and securing body with one hand.
What are chelonians?
Chelonians are turtles, terrapins, and tortoises.