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Handling & Restraint

Penn Foster Vet Tech

manual restraint using hands to hold an animal
mechanical restraint using equipment or devices to hold and animal
chemical restraint using sedatives, tranquilizers and anesthetics to restrain an animal
training collar collar made of stainless-steel links with a ring at each end
headcollar nylon halter that fits around the nose of a dog and behind its ears
slip leash flat or braided nylon leash with a metal ring at one end
muzzle any device applied around an animal's nose and mouth to prevent it from biting
head snare long metal or plastic tube with a thick retractable wire inside it
rabies pole long metal or plastic tube with a thick retractable wire inside it
restraint pole long metal or plastic tube with a thick retractable wire inside it
two people whould lift a dog over _____lbs 50
sternal recumbancy animal placed on its sternum at the edge of the table, its forelegs extending off the edge of the table
lateral recumbency animals placed on its side and stretched out
reclining restraint animals placed on its side and stretched out
venipuncture puncturing a vein to collect blood
cephalic vein vein along front of dog's foreleg
saphenous vein vein on the outer surface of the dog's hindleg
jugular vein vein on the fornt of the animal's neck
occlude hholding off the vein which pools the blood
restraint gloves heavy gauntlet-type gloves made of leather to handle cats
cat bags a restraint device designed to enclose a cat's body while providing access to treatment sites
fetal hold grasping a cat by the scruff of the neck
acrylic restrainer clear plastic tube with access ports drilled into it
forceps use to transport small rodents from one cage to another
fur slip a chinchilla's tendency to shed patches of its fur if grasped too roughly
is it ok to pick up a rabbit by its ears no- picking a rabbit up by its ears will hurt the rabbit..damage its ear cartilage and my hurt its back if it struggles
a snake longer than 3 feet requires _____restrainer for every ____feet of snake length one for every three
use_____to pull a turle's head or legs out tongs
halter and lead restraining device composed of a noseband and throatlatch that encircles the head of a large animal with a lead attached
lip twitch composed of a long wooden handle with a loop of rope or stainless-steel chain at one end
humane twitch one-person twitch
hobble leather strap fastened around a horse's leg to restrict their movement
stock a narrow enclosure that partially immobilizes an animal for treatment
it is best to approach a horse from _____ never ______ the side....never the rear
a vet tech should stand on the _____side as the veterinarian performs the examination same
chain shank long leather lead or rope with about a two-foot length of chain and a snap hook
cross-tying restricts a horse's side-to-side movement by tying two ropes to the halter and to cross-ties
tail tying technique that involves tying an animals tail out of the way for certain procedures
foals young horse under one year old
cattle chute a cattle exam area large enough to hold one animal and an opening to hold its head
stancion an opening that holds the cow's head in place
nose lead large metal tongs with large ball-shaped ends...controls the head
nasal septum the tissue between the nostrils
bull staff a long handled metal rod with a large hook at one end that clips to the nose ring
nose ring a ring permanently attached to a bull's nose
tail jacking used to prevent an animal from kicking...restrains the animal for minor technical procedures, lifts the tail inline with the spine
casting rope serves to place animal on its side
for venipuncture hold a goat as you would a ____ dog
pig catcher a long-handled large clamp with a rope that holds the ends of the clamp shut
hog snare long metal handle enclosing a rope, cable or chain loop at one end
v-trough a v-shaped trough made of plywood to restrain small pigs on their backs
snubbing rope a rope with a loop at one end, tied with a slip knot so that the loop can be tightened...helps to restrain a pig
you can grab a piglet by _____ one or both of its rear legs
for administration of oral medicine hold a small pig or piglet ________ with its rear legs on the ground
catching net net attached to a long handled wood pole to remove individual birds from a flock
catching hook used to catch chickens and turkeys, about 5 inches long attached to a long-handled pole
carry a turkey with its head toward ______ your back
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