1. What are your thoughts on this program? Be sure to cite information from the brochure
and page when explaining your thoughts. How did a dog named Francis inspire this program
(see the video)?
I believe that this program is brilliant for fighting for an
ANSC 250 Reflective Post #5
Using the material youve seen in class, discuss the Michael Vick case and your
thoughts on the dogs and their eventual outcome. Use at least two specific examples from
what you saw in the documentary we watched in class that
1. (5 points total) Discuss two examples of genetically inherited diseases or disorders in dogs
that you saw in this film by answering the following questions.
a. What is syringomyelia, and what does it do to an afflicted dog? What is dermoid
sinus and wh
What is devocalization, and why do people seek to have this procedure done
on an animal?
Devocalization is a surgical procedure applied to animals such as dogs and cats. It is the
process in which tissue is removed from the animals vocal cords to permanen
1. What were two specifically trained tasks for military dogs you saw featured in this video?
In the video Sniffing out bombs: Americas most elite dogs, two specifically trained tasks
for military dogs I saw featured in the video were to sniff
What is Exotic?
Animals other than native wildlife or common domestic
Some may be tame; but can be unpredictable, untrainable,
Retain wild traits
Exotics: snakes, monkeys
Humane Education: Helping Animal Through Outreach
What is humane education?
- Providing information with the goal of teaching compassion and respect related to:
1) Animal welfare
3) Social justice issues
What topics does humane educ
What are companion animals?
Animals providing company to humans
For pleasure than utility
Receives personal attention
Benefits are not commercial
Pets (68% own one or more pet)
Ex. Dog, cat, birds, turtles, fish, etc.
Roles in societ
ANSC 250 Exam 3
History of organized dog fighting
- 1835 in England and Ireland; after bull baiting banned
- Bull dogs, used to fight one another
- Crossed with smaller terriers to make them more agile bull and terrier
- Results in many diff
Monday, November 9, 2015
Animal Science Exam 3
Animal Neglect: not providing the basic needs for an animal such as food and shelter
Animal Abuse: intentional harm to an animal- causing injury or death
Animal Cruelty= animal neglect
Endocrine and Immunity Study Guide
Endocrine System: the collection of glands that secrete hormones directly into the blood
Endocrine Glands: pituitary, parathyroid, adrenal, thyroid
Exocrine Glands: secrete products into ducts such as sweat, salivary an
CHEM 232 SP13 Exam 1
1. Which of the following choices lists the correct number of each type of carbon atom in the structure shown?
4 primary, 3 secondary,
2 tertiary, 1 quaternary
0 primary, 3 secondary,
3 tertiary, 3 quaternary
3 primary, 3
Urinalysis of a Cat
Specific Gravity: a measure of the concentration of solutes in the urine
Urobilinogen: by-product of bilirubin, that is eventually reabsorbed and excreted by the kidneys
Glucose: a simple sugar or carb
Introduction to the Nervous System
Central: brain and spinal chord
Peripheral: nerves outside of brain and spinal chord
cell bodies such as neurons
What does the nervous system do?
external and internal sensory signals >the nervous system is going to res
CHEM 232 Fall 2013 Exam 1
1. Which of the following is the best Lewis structure for H 2O2?
2. Which of these atoms would have a formal charge of -1?
3. What is the molecular formula of the compound shown here?
Reproductive and Chromosome
Features of Chromosomes
chromosomes are structures
within living cells that contain
the genetic material
they contain genes
biochemically, chromosomes are
DNA, which is the genetic
1. Syringomyelia is a neurological disorder in which the animal's brain is too large for it's skull that
ultimately leads to neurological damage. Dogs suffering from this experience severe and
burning pain in the form of a headache, while also feeling hig
a. Based on what I have seen on the site, I do believe that the ad campaign
is an effective way to get more people thinking about, and excited about,
adopting a pet. The website is very inviting and visually appealing to
anyone who comes to check out t
Feline Declaw Procedure
Why do cats scratch?
o Sharpen nails
o Scent marking (sweat glands near nails)
o For fun
o To get rid of dead nail layers
Why does scratching become a problem?
o Destroying furniture
How can it be stopped?
o Toys / scr
History of the Animal
If you have just added the
Visit Compass (compass2g.Illinois.edu) to read the
syllabus and assignment schedule, catch up on
notes, and see what you may have missed
Email me at salbert2@Illinois.edu with a
ANSC 250 Companion Animals in Society
*Order of topics subject to change
TOPIC OR ACTIVITY
Domestication and Social History of the Dog and Cat
Exotic Pet Ownership
History of the Animal Protection Movement
Introduction to Pet
Overpopulation and Animal
Beginnings of Animal Sheltering
dogs and cats
Sold or killed animals
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Spring 2017 Course Syllabus
Animal Sciences 250 - Companion Animals in Society
Companion animals are a significant component of the American culture and environment. This course explores the
current and historica
1. Disease/Infectious conditions
2. Anatomical defects/traumas
3. Ovarian Abnormalities
4. Developmental defects
Leading cause of infertility in broodmares
Sources of uterine contamin
Management and Prevention
Jonathan H. Foreman
How is heat generated in muscle?
How does the horse rid itself of heat?
How much does increased heat and
humidity affect thermoregulation?
How can we help the
Equine Exercise Intolerance
Jonathan H. Foreman, Professor
Soft tissue structures
Lameness is the most common
cause of lost training time in the
Ansci 306 Anatomy, conformation
and soundness of equine limbs
ie: Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL),
medial collateral ligament (MCL),
Numbering system for equine digits an evolutionary perspective
Corium = innermost deep
vascular layer of a tissue
ANSC 422: Companion Animal Nutrition
Petfoods are Complete and Balanced: formulation must contain all essential nutrients
Need to know which ingredients provide nutrients of interest
Nutritional Sustainability of Pet Foods
ANSC 422: Companion Animal Nutrition
Sustainability definition: meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future
generations to meet their needs
Food system (local global)
3 main component