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Veterinary assistant

Cranial Refers to the head portion of The animals body
Caudal To the tail portion of the body
Anterior Refers to the front of the body
Posterior Refers to the rear end of the body
Median Straight down the middle of the animal
Lateral Straight across the animal
Anterior and posterior From the head to the tail
Dorsal and ventral From the back to the abdomen
Proximal and distal From the top of the leg to the bottom
flew Consist of the upper lips. The flew is larger and longer in specific breeds
feline Cat
Cephalic veins Located on anterior surface of the forearm
One hand holding the mandible the other hand can move and hold the back feet
Restrain a cat
Lateral saphenous Veins are small they are diagonally across the outside of the back leg
Jugular veins Are large veins that are located on either side of the trachea on the neck
Femoral veins Used for blood collection in CATS extends from the groin on the medial aspect of the thigh
How many teeth does a dog have 42
5 vital assessments Temperature pulse respiration pain nutrition
TPR Temperature pulse respiration
How to check pulse rate Place 2 fingers over an artery and feel for pulse
Pulse or heart rates should be recorded as Beats per min
120 bears per min = 120 Bpm
What are large dogs normal heart rate 60 bpm-140bpm
What are small dogs normal bpm 100-140
How do you read a dogs heart rate Count beats for 15 seconds then times by 4
What’s the first question when you take patients back What is the reason for the pets visit
BAR Bright alert responsive
QAR Quiet alert responsive
How do you estimate a pets age Evaluate its teeth
What are the 4 ectoparasites Flea tick lice mites
How do pets get Lyme disease Ticks
How do pets get heart worms Mosquitos
How long should the thermometer be left in the rectum when checking temp 2-3 min
Normal temp for dogs 101 F - 102.5 F
Normal temp for cats 100.5 F - 102.5 F
Normal temp for horses 99 F- 101.5 F
Normal pulse rate for adult dog 160 bpm
Normal pulse rate for giant adult dog 140 bpm
Normal pulse rate for toy breed dog 180 bpm
Normal pulse rate for puppy 220 bpm
Normal pulse rate for adult cat 240 bpm
Normal pulse rate for a kitten 240 bpm
What are the 3 vaccine administration routes Subcutaneous Intranasal oral
A sac that contains the testicles
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