TAMU ANSC 210 - Animals and Research (5 pages)

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This lecture was a guest lecture and it covered the various rules for biomedical research and animals.


Lecture number:
27
Pages:
5
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Texas A&M University
Course:
Ansc 210 - Companion Animal Science
Edition:
2

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ANSC 210 1nd Edition Lecture 27 Outline of Previous Lecture I II Common Diagnostic Tests Imaging Outline of Current Lecture I II III IV V VI Population Trends Animal Behavior Animal Behavior and Veterinary Medicine Looking at Animal Behavior Beaver Approach to Animal Behavior i Historical ii Neurological and sense iii Communication iv Social v Sexual vi Ingestive vii Eliminative viii Locomotive ix Grooming Questions Current Lecture I Population Trends a 69 9 million in 36 5 of households b 74 1 million in 30 4 households c More multi cat households d 4 9 million in 1 7 households II Animal Behavior a How an animal acts any particular time b Animals have a limited behavioral repertoire i Have to look at the context of behaviors ii Can be appropriate in certain situations 1 Shaking when getting out of water 2 Barking at a noise iii Can be inappropriate These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute 1 Out of context behaviors 2 Excessive behaviors 3 Non occurring behaviors III Animal Behavior and Veterinary Medicine a Harder to recognize normal and abnormal with only one animal b Can be medical problems expressed as a behavior c Owners know something is wrong but they don t know what it is d Example vomiting is an abnormal behavior but it is a medical problem e 1 public health problem in US dog bites f 20 of dogs and cats in US die in an animal shelter i Half are surrendered by owner ii Owner surrendered because of a behavior problem IV Looking at Animal Behavior a Many ways to approach a subject b Look at specific body systems i Digestive ii Musculoskeletal iii Nervous iv Reproductive v Sensory c Look at specific species d Environmental i Free range feral ii Households iii Laboratory iv Wild settings e Abnormal behaviors i Housesoiling ii Obsessive compulsive disorders iii Separation anxiety f It is important to know what is normal in order to work with the



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