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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?

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3. Explain how vaccinations work....
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