Flashcards in Quizzes Deck (44)
Having the cage in an area that does not allow the bird to get enough rest could result in aggressive or other undesirable behaviors
You are performing a gram stain on the feces of a zebra finch, what should you find in a normal, healthy zebra finch?
Very little gram positive bacteria
Which muscles determine the body condition in birds?
Cuffed endotracheal tubes should not be used in avians due to...
Birds have complete tracheal rings
If an avian patient weighs 527 grams, how much blood can safely be pulled?
The most common pediatric problem for avians is..
Chronic (avian) egg layers can be treated by breaking the reproductive cycle with...
LIGHT CYCLE CHANGES
What is the most reliable way to administer antibiotics to a pet bird?
In the pectoral muscle
A bird's water bowl should be...
Mounted on a wall of the cage or enclosure to keep it clean
When advising an owner on transporting his or her pet bird to the veterinary hospital, what is not good advice?
The cage should be thoroughly cleaned and new water provided to reduce stress to the bird
The male eclectus parrot is what color?
Which oviduct and ovary are active in most birds?
Dysecdysis is a clinical sign and not a disease in itself
The quarantine period for a wild-caught species should be a minimum of:
Injectable medications are given to reptiles in...
Cranial part of the body
Male sexual dimorphism in chelonians are generally seen as...
Elongated tail with the cloaca beyond the margin of the shell and a concave plastron
What zoonotic disease is carried by many reptiles?
A good way to prevent rostral damage is...
Create visual security in the enclosure
You are examining a pet iguana and want a sample of GI and urinary fluids. You realize that you can retrieve both samples from the...
What is true about barbering?
It is common in female mice
What is the most common site for venipuncture in chinchillas?
What is true about chinchilla restraint?
They should never be scruffed
Which is not a rodent: prairie dog, guinea pig, hedgehog, or gerbil
Mammary gland tumors are particularly common in...
Male chinchilla sex organs...
Their testicles are undescended, scrotum is absent, and their penis is S-shaped
Who can you pick up by the base of the tail?
Mice and rats
Do ferrets have sweat glands?
Trichobezoar is the medical term for a...
Where geographically do sugar gliders come from originally?
Australia and New Zealand