Flashcards in Breeds Deck (28)
What is the role of the kennel club?
Set breed standards
Assess health for breeding to maintain standards
Run activities, training, crufts etc.
List the predatory behaviour sequence
What determines aggression in dogs?
Name examples of gundogs and their role
Retrievers, spaniels, setters
Find and retrieve game
What group do shepherd dogs and corgis fit into and what is their role?
Herding groups of animals
Name examples of working dogs and their purpose
Mastiff, boxer, newfoundland
Guarding, search and rescue
Name examples of toy dogs and their purpose
Chihuahua, bishon friese, yorkie
Companions and lap dogs
What group do staffies, border terrier fit into and what is their role?
What are examples of hounds and what is their role?
Greyhounds, beagle, daschund
Hunting by scent and sound
What dogs and which group is known as miscelaneous?
Bulldog, akita, poodle, dalmation
Health issues prone to gundogs
Hip and elbow displasia
Health issues prone to pastoral dogs
Progressive retinal atrophy
Health issues prone to working dogs
Gastric dilation volvulus
Dilated cardiac myopathy
Health issues prone to toy dogs
Dental issues (yorkies)
Mitral valve disease
Health issues prone to terriers
Skin issues and allergies
Health issues prone to hounds
Spinal problems (daschund)
Hypofibrinolysis (excessive clot breakdown )
Health issues prone to utility dogs
Baldder stones (dalmations)
What is the name of the cats governing body?
Governing council of the cat fancy
What does the GCCF do?
Classify breeds and standards
License shows and judges
Protect welfare and breeding
What has affects on cat behavior?
Genetics and epigenetics
What types of cats are in the british group and what are common health issues?
British short hair, selkirk rex
Hypotrophic cardiac myopathy
What group do havana and oriental lilac cats fit into?
What cats fit into the burmese group and what are common health issues?
Burmese, sufolk, tolkinese
Low blood potassium, muscle weakness
What condition are persian cats prone to
What category do bengal, devon rex and cornish rex cats fit into and what is a common health condition?
Hypotrophic cardic myopathy
What are examples of semi-longhairs and what are their common health conditions?
Birman, main coon, ragdoll
Hip displasia and hypotrophic cardiac myopathy
What do foreign cats have in common?