Canine Science Test Review
Diseases and Vaccinations
True or False (T or F)
_____1. All dogs should be vaccinated for rabies.
_____2. All dogs should be vaccinated for lyme’s disease.
_____3. All vaccines are 100% effective against the disease vaccinated for.
_____4 Canine infectious hepatitis is a disease that attacks the liver.
_____5. The first vaccination for a puppy should be at 3 months of age.
_____6. Distemper usually affects dogs of less than a year of age.
_____7. In Texas vaccinations for rabies are required once a year.
_____8. Distemper will cause the pads of the feet to get hard.
_____9. Distemper is a sinus infection.
_____10. The vaccinations that an animal is injected with could be dead, modified live or live to provide the proper protection.
_____11. Dogs that have frequent or lengthy seizures are not a health risk.
_____12. Dogs can get hypothyroidism if that are not vaccinated for it before they are 3 months old.
_____13. Diet is not an important factor in diabetes control.
_____14. Hypothyroidism is a disease where the thyroid gland is not functioning and the animal will typically be over weight and have skin and coat problems.
_____15. If a dog has excessive water intake and urination continually a veterinarian for diabetes should check it.
_____16. Von Willebrand’s disease is a hereditary blood disorder that keeps the blood from clotting.
_____17. The dog’s skin is three-layered organ.
_____18. Itches can be caused by parasites such as fleas, but many times itches are caused by allergies caused by foods, pollen, chemicals and parasite byproducts.
_____19. The only way to accurately determine the condition of hip dysplasia is by radiographic (x-ray) examination.
_____20. If bloat is suspected to be the ailment the dog should be taken directly to the vet, as time is short from onset of symptoms to death many times.
_____21.Anything that disrupts normal brain circuitry- from congenital conditions present at birth to changes in brain chemistry to sudden head injuries- can cause seizures.
_____22. It is possible for an animal to show no signs of a genetic disease but to be a carrier that can pass it on to offspring.
_____23. Hip dysplasia is a genetic disease that can be affected by environmental conditions.
_____24. The best treatment for hip dysplasia is vaccinating the puppies at 6 weeks of age and again at 9 and 12 weeks of age.
_____25. Any animal with any hip dysplasia should be neutered or spayed and not used for breeding.
Define or Discuss
1. DHLP-P,CV,and RV were given to your dog. List in order the vaccinations.
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2. What is bortella? How does it affect the dog? What is another name for Bortella?
3. Explain how vaccinations work....