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Small Animal Med

What is passive immunity? Derived from the mother's colostrum and placenta
What is active immunity? Derived from vaccinations
How long does a nursing animal produce colostrum? 24 hours
What are the core vaccines for dogs? Rabies & Dhpp
How long do we think a mother's antibodies last in a puppy or kitten? 14-16
What are the core vaccines for cats? Rabies & FVRCP
What route are vaccines commonly given? SQ
Where is the rabies vaccine commonly given? Right rear leg
Where is the distemper vaccine commonly given? Right front leg
At what age do we start vaccinating puppies? 6 weeks
At what age do we start vaccinating kittens for FeLV and FIV? 12 weeks
How often do we vaccinate puppies & kittens? Every 3-4 weeks
How often should we deworm puppies & kittens? Twice, 2 weeks apart
At what age are most heartworm preventatives safe to start puppies & kittens on? 8 weeks
At what age do we start heartworm testing puppies? 6 months
To cleanup a ward after parvovirus you must use Bleach and sporocidal cleaner
What feline disease is actually a parvovirus? Panleukopenia
What feline disease is commonly known as herpes in cats? Feline Infectious peritonitis
What feline disease commonly causes ulcers of the nose and mouth? Calicivirus
How is FeLV spread? Bite wounds, allogrooming, & sharing water bowls
Which 2 vaccines were commonly causing sarcomas in cats? Rabies & Leukemia
Dilated cardiomyopathy The walls of the heart get thinner
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy The walls of the heart get thicker
Sinus arrhythmia The heart rate changes as the patient breaths in and out
Heart murmur An abnormal heart sound due to the valves not closing all the way
Right sided heart failure causes Ascites
Left sided heart failure causes Fluid in the chest
What do ECGs measure? The electrical pulses of the heart
A positive inotropic drug does what for the heart? Makes the heart beat more efficiently
Diuretics do what? Reduce fluid build up in the body
Another name for hyperglycemia High blood sugar
Consequence of rabies infection Paralysis
Treatment for diabetes Insulin
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