Preventative Vaccine Procedures And Disease

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  • 1. 

    A hematoma is a blood blister in the earflap, which could be caused by excessive head shaking or scratching due to ear mites, foreign bodies, dematting, or clipping.

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      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A hematoma is a collection of blood that forms a blister in the earflap. It can be caused by excessive head shaking or scratching, often due to underlying issues such as ear mites, foreign bodies, dematting, or clipping. This answer is true because it accurately describes the causes and characteristics of a hematoma in the earflap.

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  • 2. 

    A vaccination is an inoculation given to produce immunity against a particular disease.

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      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A vaccination is indeed an inoculation given to produce immunity against a particular disease. It introduces a weakened or killed form of the disease-causing agent into the body, stimulating the immune system to produce antibodies and memory cells that can recognize and destroy the actual pathogen if encountered in the future. This helps protect individuals from developing the disease or experiencing severe symptoms if they are exposed to the actual infectious agent.

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  • 3. 

    Canine distemper is seen most often in elderly dogs and is fatal in 50 to 80 percent of the infected dogs.

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      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Canine distemper is not seen most often in elderly dogs, but rather in young puppies and unvaccinated dogs. While it can be a serious and potentially fatal disease, the fatality rate is not as high as stated in the question. With proper veterinary care and treatment, the survival rate for infected dogs can be significantly improved. Therefore, the statement is false.

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  • 4. 

    Canine Parvovirus is one of the most common and severe infectious diseases of dogs in the United States.

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      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Canine Parvovirus is indeed one of the most common and severe infectious diseases of dogs in the United States. It is highly contagious and can be spread through contact with infected dogs, contaminated objects, or even the environment. The virus attacks the gastrointestinal tract and can cause symptoms such as vomiting, diarrhea, dehydration, and in severe cases, death. Vaccination is crucial in preventing the spread of the virus and protecting dogs from this potentially deadly disease. Therefore, the statement "Canine Parvovirus is one of the most common and severe infectious diseases of dogs in the United States" is true.

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  • 5. 

    Depending on the cause of the epilepsy, anti-convulsive drugs, administered under the supervision of a veterinarian, combined with neutering, may be effective in relieving seizures.

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      True

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      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Anti-convulsive drugs, when given to animals with epilepsy, can help in reducing or stopping seizures. The drugs are administered by a veterinarian to ensure proper dosage and supervision. Neutering, on the other hand, may also be recommended as it can help in managing hormonal imbalances that can trigger seizures. Therefore, the statement is true as both anti-convulsive drugs and neutering can be effective in relieving seizures in animals with epilepsy.

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  • 6. 

    Eyes are very delicate organs and very important to the dog.  Any disease or noticeable irritation should receive immediate attention from a veterinarian.

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      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement emphasizes the importance of dogs' eyes and the need for immediate veterinary attention if there is any disease or noticeable irritation. This suggests that the statement is true, as it highlights the significance of taking care of dogs' delicate eyes and seeking professional help when necessary.

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  • 7. 

    Dogs get Lyme disease when they get bit by an infected tick. 

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      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Dogs can indeed get Lyme disease when they are bitten by an infected tick. Lyme disease is caused by a bacterium called Borrelia burgdorferi, which is transmitted to dogs (and humans) through the bite of infected ticks. Ticks become infected with the bacterium when they feed on infected animals, such as mice or deer. Therefore, it is important to protect dogs from tick bites by using preventive measures such as tick control products and regularly checking for ticks after outdoor activities.

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  • 8. 

    Hip dysplasia is a hereditary abnormality of the hip joints which seems to occur primarily in smaller breeds.

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      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because hip dysplasia is not limited to smaller breeds; it can occur in dogs of any size. While it is more commonly seen in larger breeds, it can still affect smaller breeds as well. Hip dysplasia is a hereditary condition that causes abnormal development of the hip joints, leading to issues with mobility and pain. Regular screening and responsible breeding practices can help reduce the incidence of hip dysplasia in dogs.

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  • 9. 

    Infectious Canine Hepatitis is basically an infection in the liver, and since the liver is a vital organ of the body, cases of hepatitis are always serious.

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      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Infectious Canine Hepatitis is indeed an infection in the liver, which is a vital organ in the body. Due to the importance of the liver in various bodily functions, cases of hepatitis are always considered serious. Therefore, the statement "Infectious Canine Hepatitis is basically an infection in the liver, and since the liver is a vital organ of the body, cases of hepatitis are always serious" is true.

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  • 10. 

    A hot spot is a red, moist, hot and irritated lesion.

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      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true. A hot spot refers to a red, moist, hot, and irritated lesion. This type of lesion is commonly found in dogs and is often caused by bacterial infections or allergies. Hot spots can be painful and uncomfortable for the affected animal and may require medical treatment to alleviate the symptoms and promote healing.

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  • 11. 

    Lyme disease is transmitted by fleas and is a bacterial infection that features a skin rash, swollen joints, and flu-like symptoms.

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      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Lyme disease is not transmitted by fleas, but rather by ticks. It is a bacterial infection that can cause a skin rash, swollen joints, and flu-like symptoms. Therefore, the statement that Lyme disease is transmitted by fleas is incorrect.

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  • 12. 

    Most dogs, particularly large breeds, need special attention given to their teeth to preserve them and minimize mouth odor.

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      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Large breeds of dogs do require special attention to their teeth to preserve them and minimize mouth odor. Therefore, the correct answer should be True.

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  • 13. 

    Rabies, is a viral disease which can infect all mammals, including man.

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      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Rabies is a viral disease that has the ability to infect all mammals, including humans. This means that if a person or any other mammal comes into contact with the rabies virus, they can become infected with the disease. Therefore, the statement "Rabies, is a viral disease which can infect all mammals, including man" is true.

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  • 14. 

    Most successful pet stylists will see and handle more pets in one month than the average pet owner handles in a lifetime.

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      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that pet stylists have a high volume of pets coming in for grooming services. Compared to the average pet owner who only handles their own pets, pet stylists have the opportunity to interact with and groom a large number of pets on a regular basis. This exposure allows them to gain more experience and expertise in handling different types of pets, making them more successful in their profession. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 15. 

    One type of uterine infection is called pyometra, which occurs most often in older, unspayed females and is probably due to hormonal imbalance.

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      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Pyometra is a type of uterine infection that commonly affects older, unspayed females. It is believed to be caused by a hormonal imbalance. This means that the statement is true, as it accurately describes the occurrence and possible cause of pyometra.

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  • 16. 

    Rabies is usually spread by the bite of an infected animal because the virus is carried in the saliva and deposited in the wound.

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      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Rabies is a viral disease that affects the nervous system and is usually transmitted through the bite of an infected animal. The virus is present in the saliva of the infected animal and can be deposited into the wound during a bite. This is why it is important to seek medical attention and receive a rabies vaccine if bitten by an animal suspected of having rabies. Therefore, the statement "Rabies is usually spread by the bite of an infected animal because the virus is carried in the saliva and deposited in the wound" is true.

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  • 17. 

    Rabies vaccinations may be given every year or every three years.

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      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Rabies vaccinations may be given every year or every three years. This statement is true because the frequency of rabies vaccinations can vary depending on the country, region, and specific guidelines followed by veterinarians. Some places recommend annual vaccinations to ensure continuous protection against rabies, while others follow a three-year vaccination schedule. The decision on the frequency of rabies vaccinations is based on factors such as the prevalence of rabies in the area, the risk of exposure, and the effectiveness of the vaccine.

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  • 18. 

    The term cryptorchid means that, in a male dog, neither testicle has descended into the scrotum.  

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      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The term "cryptorchid" refers to a condition in male dogs where both testicles have not descended into the scrotum. This condition can occur due to various reasons such as genetic factors or hormonal imbalances. Therefore, the statement "The term cryptorchid means that, in a male dog, neither testicle has descended into the scrotum" is true.

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  • 19. 

    Tracheobronchitis or “Whooping Cough” is an infectious disease of the respiratory system caused by a virus and complicated by a bacterial infection.

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      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is false. Tracheobronchitis, also known as "Whooping Cough," is actually caused by a bacterial infection, specifically by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis. It is not caused by a virus.

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  • 20. 

    Your primary concern is to make the pet look its best and to advise the client of any observed physical or behavioral concerns.

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      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because as a pet groomer, your main objective is to ensure that the pet looks its best after grooming. This includes trimming their fur, cleaning them, and making sure they are presentable. Additionally, it is also important to observe the pet's behavior and physical condition during the grooming process. This allows you to identify any potential health issues or concerns and inform the client so that they can take appropriate action.

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