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1

What would be seen in a right side heart problems

Blood backs up into the body (caudal vena cava, filling the abdomen with fluid and into the jugular vein, resulting in a jugular pulse or distention in some species)

2

What would be seen with with problems to the left side of the heart

Blood backs up into the lungs resulting in coughing and dyspnea (difficult breathing)

3

What is ectopic cillia

Misplaced eyelash that may contact and scratch the cornea

4

Describe the external ear canal

passes ventrally and then horizontally to reach the ear drum

5

What is capillary refill time

Time it takes for the mucosa blanched by finger pressure to return to a normal pink color

6

What is the clinical importance of a prepucial discharge

Usually none

7

What happens when dogs or cats nails are cut too short

Quicked=pain and bleeding

8

What is an onychectomy and how is regrowth prevented

Declaw, dorsal aspect of the ungual crest must be removed

9

What is it called when one or both testicles do not descend into the scrotum

Cryptorchidism