AHS 110 - Canine Nutrition

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Lectures 13-13b on Canine Nutrition.


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  • 1. 
    Milk sugar is best described as
    • A. 

      Lactose

    • B. 

      Glucose

    • C. 

      Glycogen

    • D. 

      Sucrose

  • 2. 
    The name given to the 1st milk is ____________.
  • 3. 
    Passive immunity is granted by:
    • A. 

      Colostrum

    • B. 

      Placenta

    • C. 

      Vaccination

  • 4. 
    Weaning begins at:
    • A. 

      3-4 weeks

    • B. 

      4-5 weeks

    • C. 

      2-4 weeks

  • 5. 
    The primary purpose of supplying dry or wet food before the puppies are fully weaned is to provide additional nutrients that the mother is not capable of producing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    When first introducing dog food to the puppies...
    • A. 

      Make sure it is completely dry so that they will adapt faster

    • B. 

      Chow should be quite wet to aid in digestion

    • C. 

      Add in supplements to enhance growth

  • 7. 
    Cow's milk is a suitable substitute for the bitch's milk if she is unable to feed the entire litter.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    When feeding growing dogs, gradually _____ meal size and ______ number of meals a day.
    • A. 

      Increase, decrease

    • B. 

      Increase, increase

    • C. 

      decrease, decrease

    • D. 

      Decrease, increase

  • 9. 
    The primary goal of nutrition in mature dogs is:
    • A. 

      Maintenance of ideal body composition

    • B. 

      Support high turnover of muscle and organs

    • C. 

      Slowly increase intake level to support increasing size

    • D. 

      Get em' fat in time for July 4th

  • 10. 
    The primary goal for nutritional management of performance dogs is to support joint and muscle health through supplementation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    For a lactating dog, when does feed intake peak?
    • A. 

      1st week

    • B. 

      2nd week

    • C. 

      3rd week

    • D. 

      4th week

  • 12. 
    Gestation places the greatest demand for nutrients on animals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    For most adult and geriatric dogs, too ____ is worse than too _____.
    • A. 

      Much, little

    • B. 

      Little, much

  • 14. 
    Hip dysplasia is a result of
    • A. 

      A congential disorder

    • B. 

      A genetic disease

    • C. 

      A nutritional imbalance

  • 15. 
    Increased amounts of these nutrients can reduce joint inflammation and bone problems in susceptible dogs.
    • A. 

      Vitamin C, Glucosamine

    • B. 

      Vitamin D, Glucosamine

    • C. 

      Calcium, Glucosamine

    • D. 

      Phosphorous, Calcium

  • 16. 
    When considering the geriatric dog, too much of which nutrient is hardest on the kidneys?
    • A. 

      Nitrogen

    • B. 

      Calcium

    • C. 

      Carbohydrates

    • D. 

      Lipids

  • 17. 
    In dogs, food allergies are typically a reaction to the carbohydrate source in their diet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Female dogs are more likely than male dogs to become obese.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    'Pendulouse abdomen' typically is seen because of:
    • A. 

      Hyperadrenocorticism

    • B. 

      Hypoadrenocorticism

    • C. 

      Hypothyroidism

    • D. 

      Hyperthyroidism

  • 20. 
    Immunity problems, scaly, crusty, thickened skin is usually associted with:
    • A. 

      Iodine

    • B. 

      EFA deficiencies

    • C. 

      Zinc

    • D. 

      Protein deficiency

  • 21. 
    Diet trials must be at least ________ long, correlating with the time it take for their skin to turnover.
    • A. 

      3 months

    • B. 

      24 weeks

    • C. 

      5 months

  • 22. 
    If the kidneys are functioning properly while azotemia is present you would expect:
    • A. 

      Increased BUN/CREA

    • B. 

      Urine to be concentrated

    • C. 

      Urine to be dilute

    • D. 

      USG will be high

    • E. 

      USG will be low

  • 23. 
    When devising a diet for patient with liver/kidney function issues, the goal is to relieve or alleviate the organs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Matrix forming cells in the bone are called
    • A. 

      Osteoblasts

    • B. 

      Osteoclasts

    • C. 

      Chondroblasts

    • D. 

      Chondroclasts

    • E. 

      Chondrocytes

  • 25. 
    Matrix resorbing cells found in the cartilage are called
    • A. 

      Osteoblasts

    • B. 

      Osteoclasts

    • C. 

      Chondroblasts

    • D. 

      Chondroclasts

    • E. 

      Chondrocytes

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