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Counterconditioning
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The behavior modification technique used to replace an undesirable behavior with a desirable behavior is
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Femoral artery and facial artery
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When taking an animals pulse, you can use which of the following?
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Make sure the hamster is awake
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What is the first step you should take when restraining a hamster?
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Ear and rectal
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Two types of animal thermometers are
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Always let the horse know where you are
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When moving around a horse, you should
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Charles Darwin
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Classical ethology theories were first described by
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Both
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Su Lin and Angela are discussing how the veterinary technician can play an important role in preventing euthanasia of animals for behavior problems. Su Lin says that veterinary technicians can provide the pet owner with preventative counseling. Angela says the veterinary technician can provide treatment options and identify behavior problems. Who is correct?
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Towels, bags, and gloves
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Which of the following mechanical devices are used to restrain cats?
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Placing a muzzle on the dog
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The first step in removing a dog with a back injury from a cage is
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Integumentary
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Skin, hair, nails, and/or scales are all included in the examination of the _____ system
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Extinction
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Completely removing a reinforcement for a behavior defines the ____ technique of behavior modification
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Before and after each use
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When using a thermometer, it should be cleaned
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Zoe
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Zoe and Jim are learning the importance of medical records. Zoe says it's important to remember that medical records are legal documents that belong to the animal clinic. Jim says it's important to remember that medical records belong to the client and are used to record all information about the patient and information discussed with the veterinarian. Who is correct?
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Auscultation
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Listening for sounds produced within the body defines
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Taking the medical history
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The first step of any physical examination is
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Socialization
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The process of exposing animals to caring human contact is known as
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50 lb
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What is the maximum weight of an animal that a technician should be able to lift on his or her own?
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Delicate and easily injured
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When restraining a rabbit, it's important to remember rabbits are
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Veterinarian
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Who can authorize the use of a chemical restraint?
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Open-ended questions
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When taking a medical history for specific information, you should ask
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Desensitization
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The behavior modification technique used to slowly diminish a behavior by gradually exposing the animals to the stimulus of the behavior is
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Mild
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Habituation is used for _____ behavior problems
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The whole animal
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When using observation in the physical examination, you're evaluating
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Trust
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Of the following, which is the cornerstone to successful behavior modification or training?
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Signalment
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Age, gender, species, breed, and reproductive status describe the animals
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Ivan Pavlov
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One of the first scientists to question classical ethology and provide the basis for behaviorism was
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Placing them on their rump
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The most common way of restraining sheep is by
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Conflict-related
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Aggression that develops when the animal is confused about what the owner wants is _____ aggression
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Habituation
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Flooding an animal with the stimulus that causes the behavior problem is
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Casting rope
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The best way to make a cow lie on the ground is by using a
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Restrain the animals head
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A nose lead or nose tongs are used to
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Punishment
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The hardest behavior modification technique to implement and understand is
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Distracting the horse with a small amount of pain
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A twitch is used to restrain a horse by
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Joshua
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Joshua and Nicolas are learning about socialization among animals. Joshua says that during the socialization period, the young animal should be exposed to as many people, animals of its own species, and animals of other species as possible in a positive nature. Nicolas says that during the socialization period, the young animal should be exposed to animals of its own species only. Who is correct?
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That the horse can't see directly in front or behind itself
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When approaching a horse, it's important to remember
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Weight
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The vital statistics include
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Immediately
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During elimination training, the positive reinforcement should be given _____ after the proper behavior is exhibited
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Placing your arm under the dogs abdomen, in front of its rear legs
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If the veterinarian asks you to keep a dog in standing position, you should secure the dog by
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Sociobiology
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The theory that animal behavior stems from hereditary and environmental experiences is known as
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Lift the dog using your legs
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When picking up a dog, you should
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Redness, flea dirt, and papules
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The skin of the animal should be examined for
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Use the least restraint possible
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When restraining a cat, which of the following is most important to keep in mind?
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Skin elasticity
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Turgor pressure measures which of the following?
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Assessment and plan
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The parts of SOAP information that technicians don't record are
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Ethology
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The study of animal behavior is referred to as
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Pulmonary, tricuspid, and aortic
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When ausculting the heart, which valves are best heard on the left side of the chest?
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Capillary refill time
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When you press on the gums, release the pressure, and then measure the time it takes for the gums to return to the starting color, you're checking
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Three
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When palpating the abdomen during a physical examination, the abdomen is divided into _____ sections
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Mechanical
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Which of the following is an animal restrain category?
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On its side
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One method of restraint a goat is by placing it