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Animal Science II- Small Animal. Unit C- The Small Animal Care Industry. Competency 6.00. Interpret the status of the small animal industry today. Objective. Explain how the small animal care industry is important to society. Animal Care Industry & Society. Assignment.

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animal science ii small animal

Animal Science II- Small Animal

Unit C- The Small Animal Care Industry

competency 6 00

Competency 6.00

Interpret the status of the small animal industry today.

objective
Objective
  • Explain how the small animal care industry is important to society

Animal Care Industry & Society

assignment
Assignment
  • Title your notes today Small Animal Industry
  • Brainstorm how the Small Animal Industry can benefit society in general. Put a few of your own ideas in you notebook.
benefits of small animals
Benefits of Small Animals
  • Economic
    • $32 billion to national economy
  • Companions to 60% of American Families
    • Children learn responsibility
    • Improves quality of life for elderly
  • Product testing
    • Develop drugs and vaccines
benefits of small animals1
Benefits of Small Animals
  • Pet therapy
    • Relieve depression
    • Reduces heart disease
  • Watch dogs, seeing eye dogs
  • Rabbit meat
    • Low in cholesterol, sodium and fat
  • Fur and wool
benefits of small animals2
Benefits of Small Animals
  • Exhibition
  • Rabbits provide multiple benefits
    • Pets
    • Food
    • Clothing
    • Research
economics
Economics
  • Retail pet stores
    • $21 billion in sales
  • Biomedical research
    • Supported by $15 million in taxes
    • 65-100 million small animals
  • Education
    • 6 million used for dissection
economics1
Economics
  • 4 million small animals used in the LD50 test
  • Americans spending on pets
    • $20.3 billion
economics2
Economics
  • Veterinary expenses
    • $11 billion annually
    • Dogs cost twice as much as cats
  • Pet food sales
    • $9 billion
pet ownership dogs
Pet Ownership- Dogs
  • There are approximately 65 million owned dogs in the United States
  • Most owners (65%) own one dog
  • 33% of owners own two dogs
  • 12% of owners own three or more dogs
  • Slightly more male dogs are owned than female dogs
  • Eighteen percent of owned dogs were adopted from an animal shelter
  • On average, dog owners spent $263 on veterinary related expenses in the past 12 months
  • Seventy-two percent of owned dogs are spayed or neutered

Source: American Pet Products Manufacturers Association (APPMA) 2003-2004 National Pet Owners Survey

pet ownership cats
Pet Ownership- Cats
  • Approximately 77.6 million owned cats in the United States
  • 34% of U.S. households own at least one cat
  • On average, owners have two cats (2.2)
  • Slightly more female cats are owned than male cats
  • 16% of owned cats were adopted from an animal shelter
  • Cat owners spent an average of $113 on veterinary related expenses in the past 12 months
  • Eighty-four percent of owned cats are spayed or neutered

Source: American Pet Products Manufacturers Association (APPMA) 2003-2004 National Pet Owners Survey

dogs cats the rest
Dogs, Cats & The Rest
  • There are 7 million more cats than dogs
    • Most cat owners average two cats
  • Dogs are found in more households than cats
  • Fish
  • Birds
  • Rabbits

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objective1
Objective
  • Discuss the skills needed for employment in the small animal industry
job types
Job Types
  • Care and management industry
    • Pets
    • Lab animals
    • Zoo animals
    • Health
    • Training
  • Food and equipment supply
job types1
Job Types
  • Pharmaceutical and biotechnology research
    • Hospitals
    • Universities
    • Labs
    • Private firms
job types2
Job Types
  • Exhibitors
    • Operates animals acts
      • Carnivals
      • Circus
      • Fairs (Cleveland County Fair)
      • Zoo
      • Marine mammal displays
care and management jobs
Care and Management Jobs
  • Pet care worker
    • Boarding kennels
    • Animal hospitals
    • Shelters
    • Pet stores
    • Training schools
    • Pet grooming parlors
care and management jobs1
Care and Management Jobs
  • Kennel attendants
    • Feeds and cares for animals
    • Cleans
  • Animal groomers
    • Bathes, brushes & trims hair and nails
  • Dog trainers
    • Teaches the dog to obey signals or commands
care and management jobs2
Care and Management Jobs
  • Small Animal Breeders
    • Raises & markets fur-bearing animals
    • Usually specialized for one breed
  • Pet shop owners and managers
  • Dealers
    • Sell lab animals
      • Research
      • education
care and management jobs3
Care and Management Jobs
  • Veterinarians (DVM)
    • Control animal injuries and disease
    • Disease prevention
    • Inspection
      • Meat and animals products
    • Surgery
    • Establish diets
    • Prescribe medications

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care and management jobs4
Care and Management Jobs
  • Vet. Technicians
    • Assist veterinarians and other staff
  • Skills needed:
    • Previous experience as a keeper
    • Part-time volunteer work
      • Shelters
      • Pet shops
      • clinics
objective2
Objective
  • Discuss medical terminology used by those working in the veterinarian phase of the small animal care industry

Medical Terminology

medical terminology
Medical Terminology
  • Components of medical terminology
    • Prefix
      • Beginning of the word indicating:
        • Number
        • Location
        • Time
        • Status
    • Root words
      • Word part that gives the fundamental meaning of a word
medical terminology1
Medical Terminology
  • Suffixes
    • Word part at the end of a word indicating:
      • Procedure
      • Condition
      • Disease
      • Disorder
medical prefixes
Medical Prefixes
  • a-, an- without, lack of
      • Anemia- without blood
  • anti- against, opposing
      • Antiseptic- against infection
  • bi- two, double, twice
      • Bilateral- two sides
  • dys- painful, difficult, abnormal
      • Dysentery- abnormal infection of the colon
  • pre- before
      • Preoperative- before surgery
medical root words
Medical Root Words
  • carp
    • wrist
      • carpel- pertaining to the wrist
  • cardi
    • heart
      • cardiology- study of the heart
  • dors
    • back
      • dorsal- relating to the back
medical root words1
Medical Root Words
  • dent, odont
    • teeth
      • dentist- person who works with teeth
  • Gastr
    • stomach
      • gastronomy- surgical opening of the stomach
  • Gingiv
    • gums
      • gingivitis- inflammation of the gums
  • phleb, ven
    • vein
      • phlebotomist- person who obtains blood from veins
medical suffixes
Medical Suffixes
  • algia
    • Pain
      • arthralgia- painful joints
  • centesis
    • Procedure to remove fluid
      • Cytocentesis- removing fluid from the bladder
  • itis
    • inflammation
      • bronchitis
  • rrhea
    • Flow or discharge
      • diarrhea
positional terminology
Positional Terminology
  • Ventral
  • Cranial
  • Anterior
  • Posterior
  • Dorsal
  • Caudal
  • Dorsal (frontal) plane
  • Transversal plane
positional terminology2
Positional Terminology

Dorsal

Cranial

Posterior

Anterior

Caudal

Ventral

positional terminology3
Positional Terminology

Transversal plane

Dorsal (frontal) plane

positional terminology5
Positional Terminology
  • Visit the following website to view a Virtual Cat Dissection
    • External Anatomy Link

http://bio.bd.psu.edu/cat/index.htm

general terminology
General Terminology
  • Antisepsis
  • Biopsy
  • Catheterization
  • Clutch
general terminology1
General Terminology
  • Colostrum
  • Contact transmission
  • Endogenous
  • Exogenous
  • Incubation
general terminology2
General Terminology
  • Infectious disease
  • Pocket pets
  • Preventative health care programs
  • Quarantine
  • Spaying
  • Neutering
objective3
Objective
  • Summarize animal rights and animal welfare

Animal Rights vs. Animal Welfare

animal welfare legislation
Animal Welfare Legislation
  • 1641 The Bodies of Liberty
    • 1st law to protect farm animals
  • 1st anticruelty act passed
    • 1828
    • New York Legislature
  • 1866- American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) formed
animal welfare legislation1
Animal Welfare Legislation
  • 1906- Animal Transportation Act
  • 1958- Humane Slaughter Act
  • 1966- Laboratory Animal Welfare Act
  • 1976- Horse Protection Act
the vote

YES

NO

The Vote?
  • Do animals have rights?
  • Should animals be used for food?
  • Should animals be used for experimentation?
  • Should hunting and trapping of animals be allowed?
assignment option 1
Assignment Option #1
  • On a clean sheet of paper
  • Prepare an editorial for the local news paper outlining your position on one of the previous questions
  • You should use appropriate grammar and spelling for a public response
  • Once you finish your rough draft, type your final response in a 12 point font
  • Your editorial should be one page in length
assignment option 2
Assignment Option #2
  • On a clean sheet of paper
  • Prepare a short speech that may be given at a public forum or town hall meeting.
  • Your speech should use the format taught in class and should outline your position on one of the previous questions
  • Your speech must be given in class and it must last at least 2 minutes
objective4
Objective
  • Discuss techniques and risk involved when working with small animals

Risky Business!

zoonoses
Zoonoses
  • A disease that can be transmitted from animals to humans

Example: Rabies

rabies
Rabies
  • A viral disease
  • Affects the nervous system
  • Contracted by:
    • Bites
    • Scratches
    • Saliva
rabies1
Rabies
  • Immunization is recommended when in doubt
  • Children five to nine receive the most animals bites
    • 5% report bites
    • More than measles, mumps, chicken pox, and whooping cough
  • Most domestic animals are not infected if vaccinated regularly
rabies2
Rabies
  • First Aid:
    • Wash the affected area
    • Use soap and water
    • Tetanus shot
      • If booster has not been received in 5 years
  • Worker protection:
    • 3 intradermal injections over three weeks
    • 2 intramuscular injections if exposed
toxoplasmosis
Toxoplasmosis
  • Disease from Toxoplasma gondii parasite
  • Usually carried by cats
    • Infected by ingesting contaminated mice
  • Spread by:
    • Cat feces
    • Contaminated cat litter
  • Affects those with suppressed immune system
toxoplasmosis1
Toxoplasmosis
  • Symptoms:
    • Fever
    • Headache
    • Swollen lymph glands
    • Cough
    • Sore throat
    • Congestion
    • Loss of appetite
    • Rash
toxoplasmosis2
Toxoplasmosis
  • Concern for pregnant women
    • Miscarriage
    • Premature babies
    • Blindness in babies
  • Prevention:
    • Disposable gloves when cleaning litter box
    • Thoroughly washing hands
    • Get a dog instead!
ringworm
Ringworm
  • Fungal disease
  • Skin lesion:
    • Round
    • Scaly and encrusted
    • Loss of hair at site
  • Spread by direct contact
  • Indirectly by equipment
  • Treatment:
    • Iodine soap or antifungal drugs
psittacosis parrot fever
Psittacosis (Parrot Fever)
  • Contracted by caged birds of the Psittacosis family
  • Transmitted through feces and fecal dust
    • Bacteria
  • Prevention:
    • Wear dust mask
    • Eliminating mites and lice
    • Spraying disinfectants
psittacosis parrot fever1
Psittacosis (Parrot Fever)
  • Symptoms:
    • Coughing
    • Chest pains
    • Fever
    • Chills
    • Weakness
    • Vomiting
    • Muscular pain
  • Antibiotics used as treatment
cat scratch fever
Cat-scratch fever
  • Non-serious
  • Cat bites and scratches
  • Symptoms:
    • Localized swelling and soreness
  • Treated with antibiotics
  • Affected area may be slow to heal
samonellosis
Samonellosis
  • Caused by the Salmonella bacteria
  • Children and elderly most at risk
  • Symptoms appear 12-72hrs after infection:
    • Abdominal pain
    • Vomiting
    • Diarrhea for 4-7 days
  • Pet turtles and reptiles
    • Most likely to infect humans
streptococcal
Streptococcal
  • Bacteria
  • Results in sore throat
  • Can be transmitted by dogs
  • Treated with penicillin
rocky mountain spotted fever
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
  • Cause coagulation of the blood
    • Fever
    • Headaches
    • Nausea & Vomiting
    • Skin rash
    • Death if not treated
  • Primarily passed by the American dig tick
    • 6 other species can carry the disease
lyme disease
Lyme Disease
  • First case in 1969 in Wisconsin
  • Named in 1977
    • Lyme Connecticut
    • Children developed arthritic condition
  • Bacterial disease (Borrelia burgdurferi)
  • Distinctive skin lesion 3-32 days
lyme disease1
Lyme Disease
  • Flu like symptoms
    • Painful joints
    • Fatigue may last for months
  • Can damage internal organs without treatment Antibiotics used as treatment
    • Tetracycline (adults)
    • Amoxicillin (children)
  • Vaccines can be administered
parasites
Parasites
  • Gain subsistence from a host organism
  • Ticks
    • Seven species carry Rocky Mountain Spotted fever
    • Five species carry Lyme disease
parasites1
Parasites
  • Ascarids (Toxocara species) & Hookworms
  • Affect dogs and cats
  • May be passed to humans
    • Fever
    • Headache
  • De-worming cats and dogs most effective preventative method
parasites2
Parasites
  • Tapeworm
    • Echinococcus granuosus
      • CA, UT, AZ, NM
    • Echinococcus multilocularus
      • Located in upper Midwest (cool climate)
    • Occasionally carried by dogs and cats
  • Alveolar Hydatid Disease (AHD)
    • Rare
    • Potentially fatal (50-70%)
    • Parasitic tumors of the liver
      • May go unnoticed for years
    • Avoid hand to mouth contact
safety
Safety
  • Assignment:
    • Read page 21 in your textbook
    • Know the 13 safety guidelines for working in the small animals industry