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1

List the criteria to ID an animal

Classification
species
breed
gender
colour
size
coat type
markings
behaviour
microchip
brands
tattoos
collars/tags/bands

2

When restraining animals always use the minimum restraint necessary.
T or F?

True!

3

List some dog restraints

collar/chocker & chain
Muzzle
Dog catcher

4

List some cat restraints

cat bag
towel
muzzle
cage

5

How many people are required to lift a dog 25kg or over?

two

6

List some horse restraints

crush
twitch
tranquiliser
halter

7

Never muzzle an animal in respiratory distress. T or F?

True

8

To capture a rat for handling, you should:

grasp it by the tail base with one hand, and around the shoulders with the other hand

9

Four main aims of a Vet Nurse when restraining animals are...

1. Can restrain for procedures
2. Safety of animal
3. Safety of self & others
4. To achieve all of the above w/ out causing pain or distress to animal