Unformatted text preview: processing and distribution systemsp •AIDS epidemic and other forms of immunosuppression What is the single most important zoonotic disease? How is it prevented? How is it transmitted (by which species)? Identify the trends related to this disease as discussed in class. A: Rabies, It is prevented through vaccination(shot). It is transmitted (in the blood) by racoons,(pet) dogs, cats, other shit by bites and saliva . The number of rabies cases is dominated by the number of wild animals transmitting rabies in the U.S., so while domesticcases have dropped, the overall number has risen What is the difference between private practice and shelter medicine? A: Herd health approach to shelter medicine •Simply stated, shelter medicine is herd health medicine for companion animals •Current traditional clinical veterinary education focuses either on the design of cost –effective herd health protocols that emphasize disease prevention and maximize the production of animal products for food •Or that deliver sophisticated and potentially costly health care to individual companion animals •Shelter medicine requires a blend of these two approaches How does a veterinarian protect public health? A: prevent/protect, promote, educate Private Practice Teaching and reserch Regulatory medicine industry Military service Public Health Humane Education (Clay Foley) What is humane education? A: Providing information with the goal of teaching compassion and respect related to animal welfare, environmental, and social justice issues. What are the benefits of humane education for animal shelters? A: decreases incidents of animal cruelty/neglect, reduces pet overpopulation, reduces relinquishments by strengthening humananimal bond, increases adoptions by raising awareness, provides a source of revenuefees and donations. Who is humane education for? A:Anyone (kids, adults, teachers, parents, seniors, pet owners, non pet owners) Where are some places that Clay visits to promote humane education in the community? A: Classrooms, boy and girl scouts, animal adventure camp, senior centers, boys and girls clubs, juvenile d...
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- Spring '12
- Americans with Disabilities Act, Humane Education, Clay Foley