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Flashcards in Parasite/Nutrition Deck (8):
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Dematophytosis


Most common fungal infection

Contagious skin disease

Microsporum canis

Microsporum gypseum

Trichophyton

 

 

Diagnostic

Fungal culture

 

 

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Demodectic Mange


External parasite

microscopic mite

Infects hair follicles

Cigar shaped

Can be found normally

Affects weaken immune system

Local (one area) vs Generalized (All over)

 

Symptoms

Alopecia (common on the feet)

 

Diagnosis

Skin scrapping

 

 

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Demodex mange

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Scabies


Sarcoptic mange (Sarcoptes scabei)

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AAFCO


Association of American Feed Control Officials

 

Regulates Pet Food

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Pet Food Labels

Required Info


Product Name/Brand

% of Ingredients

  • Meat:  95%
  • Dinner, Formula, Entree Platter, Stew:  25%
  • with:  3%
  • Flavor:  .001%

Guaranteed Analysis

  • Crude Protein
  • Crude Fat
  • Crude Fiber
  • Moisture

Designator:  Dog or Cat

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Feeding Trial Method (protocol)

 

Formulation Method (Calculated)

Feeding Trial Method (protocol) - With Testing.  Min. 6 every months

 

 

Formulation Method (Calculated) - W/O Testing

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Requirements for cats and dogs


Cats

Taurine

40% carbohydrated

 

 

Dogs

Vitamin A