Evaluating Animal Behavior
What is the basis for all behavior?
Types of behavior:
Most common behavior problems:
Factors that affect behavior:
The basis for behavior: Developmental (Critical)Periods
Who goes though it?
Neo natal perio
Figure 7: correct "Scissor" bite, with
closely fitting top and bottom canine
teeth. Any deviation from this is a fault.
Figure 8: incorrect "overshot" (parrot
mouth) jaw which is more common
Figure 9: incorrect "undershot"
Figure 10: sh
An Introduction to Veterinary Technology
Where the jobs are:
How many specialties are there as of this time?
What are they?
Check them out!: http:/www.navta.net/index.php?section=specialties&page=sp
Shown below is the matrix for determining the days/times of your final exams. Exams will be in
your normal classroom unless your instructor has notified you otherwise.
If a course does not have a scheduled final exam, the instructor of the cou
INTRO TO VET TECH SEMESTER LAYOUT AND ASSIGNMENT TRACKER
Screening test in
labs all week
Choosing a pet: how to help a client choose the correct pet for them
Consider pet counseling
Things to talk about:
Services your clinic can offer
Get them thinking aheadmain topics to discuss:
Choosing a pet candidate-dogs and cats
What are they wanting?
If not looking for a purebred:
Avoid breeders who:
Knowing the most common breeds:
Know the difference!
Just because the dog costs a lot.
The Long and Short of itCats-breeds, strains and color patterns
Basics on cats
Siamese cats have what vision defect?
Where does the glow come from when you look at a cat in the dark?
What does this do for the cat?
How many teeth does
A word about dental care:
A Native American Folk Tale
The earth trembled and a great rift appeared, separating the first
man and woman from the rest of the animal kingdom. As the
chasm grew deeper and wider, all other creatures, afraid fo
Scent Marking Communications
What causes an animal to mark?
What are they marking?
Purpose of scent marking
Who is more likely to do it?
Where is it done?
What does height have to do with it?
Feline Postural communication
Submissive posturesWhat is their purpose?
What do they look like?
What do they look like?
What is the expected response?
How is it displayed?
What does arousal
Dogs and Cat communication
Of the three which is least significant and why?
Which is the most significant?
All communication forms serves to do two things:
Dominance or aggressive behaviors:
Name three responsibilities of the veterinarian:
Two areas in which a vet tech can specialize are:
Submissive behavior is also known as:
Which type of behavior is derived from initial food and milk begging?
Give the scientific name of a dog.