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1

What is the role of the kennel club?

Set breed standards
Assess health for breeding to maintain standards
Run activities, training, crufts etc.

2

List the predatory behaviour sequence

Orient
Eye
Stalk
Chase
Grab-bite
Kill-bite
Dissect
Consume

3

What determines aggression in dogs?

Breed tendencies
Wrong situation
Certain traits

4

Name examples of gundogs and their role

Retrievers, spaniels, setters
Find and retrieve game

5

What group do shepherd dogs and corgis fit into and what is their role?

Pastoral
Herding groups of animals

6

Name examples of working dogs and their purpose

Mastiff, boxer, newfoundland
Guarding, search and rescue

7

Name examples of toy dogs and their purpose

Chihuahua, bishon friese, yorkie
Companions and lap dogs

8

What group do staffies, border terrier fit into and what is their role?

Terriers
Hunting vermin

9

What are examples of hounds and what is their role?

Greyhounds, beagle, daschund
Hunting by scent and sound

10

What dogs and which group is known as miscelaneous?

Utility
Bulldog, akita, poodle, dalmation

11

Health issues prone to gundogs

Hip and elbow displasia
Ear infections

12

Health issues prone to pastoral dogs

Idiopathic epilepsy
Progressive retinal atrophy

13

Health issues prone to working dogs

Gastric dilation volvulus
Dilated cardiac myopathy

14

Health issues prone to toy dogs

Dental issues (yorkies)
Patella luxation
Mitral valve disease

15

Health issues prone to terriers

Yeast infections
Skin issues and allergies

16

Health issues prone to hounds

Spinal problems (daschund)
Hypofibrinolysis (excessive clot breakdown )

17

Health issues prone to utility dogs

Brachycephalics
Baldder stones (dalmations)

18

What is the name of the cats governing body?

Governing council of the cat fancy

19

What does the GCCF do?

Classify breeds and standards
License shows and judges
Protect welfare and breeding
Disciplinary powers

20

What has affects on cat behavior?

Breed origins
Genetics and epigenetics
Experiences

21

What types of cats are in the british group and what are common health issues?

British short hair, selkirk rex
Hypotrophic cardiac myopathy
Arterial thromboembolism

22

What group do havana and oriental lilac cats fit into?

Oriental

23

What cats fit into the burmese group and what are common health issues?

Burmese, sufolk, tolkinese
Low blood potassium, muscle weakness

24

What condition are persian cats prone to

Brachycephalic conditions

25

What category do bengal, devon rex and cornish rex cats fit into and what is a common health condition?

Foreign
Hypotrophic cardic myopathy

26

What are examples of semi-longhairs and what are their common health conditions?

Birman, main coon, ragdoll
Hip displasia and hypotrophic cardiac myopathy

27

What do foreign cats have in common?

Outgoing personalities

28

What is the common health issue in siamese and balinese cats?

Retinal atrophy