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These fish do not require a saltwater habitat, are the most popular companion animals in American homes. Freshwater
Americans spent $40.8 billion on their pets in 2007. Americans spent $16.1 billion on _______. Food
Dogs were ________ at least 12,000 years ago, with canine bones being found in caves where humans lived. Domesticated
The human/animal ______ has been shown to have numerous positive impacts on the owner’s health. From lower cholesterol and blood pressure bond
A mature male cat is a tomcat
A group of kittens born to the same parents at the same time is a litter
the surgical removal of a cat’s claws by a veterinarian. Keeping declawed cats inside is essential because they no longer have their most important defense mechanism declawing
wads of hair that collect inside the digestive tract and block the digestion of food hairballs
A ___________ animal is any domestic animal kept for enjoyment and companionship by humans. companion
An immature dog of either sex is a ________. puppy
The ________ Group comprises dogs that dig into the ground to capture their prey. There are 25 breeds of ________ recognized by the AKC. Terrier
The Spaniel belongs to which of the seven groups. They can be used for hunting. sporting
is working with a dog to get it to have desirable habits and knowledge. training
An injection of the killed form of a virus that allows the body to build up an internal immunity to the actual virus. vaccination
The practice of caring for the appearance of an animal, including washing, hair clipping and cutting, nail clipping, powdering, hair styling, and teeth cleaning grooming
The part of a foreleg between the elbow and the pastern Forearm
The tip of the muzzle Nose
The ____ Group encompasses dogs that weigh between 4 and 16 pounds. Toy
Although most dogs eat processed dog food, they are _____ by nature carnivores

Livestock Digestive Systems Crossword

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This ruminant stomach compartment collects hardware. reticulum
Chewing is an example of ______________ digestion. mechanical
Pigs and dogs are examples of ______________ animals meaning they have one stomach and one stomach compartment. monogastric
A ruminant animal has ________ stomach compartments. four
The duodenum, jejunum, and ileum and parts of the ____________________. small intestine
The "true stomach" of the ruminant animal is _______________. abomasum
Digestion of grain in a young calf produces ____________ acid, a VFA. butyric
The _________ allows milk to bypass the rumen and go directly to the abomasum. esophageal groove
The process of crushing and grinding food with the teeth is known as ___________. mastication
Eructation by a ruminant animal removes gas from the stomach preventing this digestive problem: _________. bloat
Sheep, goats and ______________ are examples of ruminants. cattle
The function of ____________ , a portion of the large intestine, is primarily to absorb water. colon
The ________________________ moves food from the mouth to the stomach. esophagus

Human Body Systems Crossword Puzzle

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Description

System that consists of nerves, brain and spinal cord nervous system
helps movement of the body, maintaining posture, and circulating blood throughout the body muscular system
system that contains voluntary and involuntary muscles muscular system
this system starts in the mouth digestive system
the heart and blood vessels that circulate blood throughout the body Circulatory
disposing of the body's waste Excretory
brings air into the body and removes carbon dioxide Respiratory system
system that protects major internal organs and provides overall support skeletal
system that transmits signals from the body to the brain nervous
this is also known as the urinary system Excretory
includes bone, cartilages, ligaments skeletal
skeletal muscles, smooth muscles, cardiac muscles muscular system
Breaks down food digestive
skin, hair, regulates temperature Integumentary
esophagus, stomach, intestines digestive system

Endangered species Crossword

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Crossword
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Type of grassland habits where many Large animals live Savannah
Large animal weighing over 3 tonne that has a hairy horn on its nose Rhinoceros
The tallest land animal Giraffe
A mammal that lives in water and on land Hippopotamus
A striped horse Like mammal Zebra
A type of monkey that lives in the trees that boarder savanna grasslands Vervet
A small animal lives in family groups sleeping underground dens Meerkat
A member of the cat family that can outrun a car Cheetah
A member of the cat family that is at the top of the food chain so it is not hunted its self Lion
A continent where many Savannah grasslands are found Africa
The animals response for most of the destruction of habitats Humans
An animal that is hunted by other animals Prey

Animal Behavior Crossword

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An action or series of actions performed by an animal in response to a stimulus behavior
trial and error learning occurs under highly controlled conditions operantconditioning
selection in which a mate is chosen based on a certain trait or set of traits sexualselection
ensures the survival of young parentalcare
scientist who carried out a classical conditioning experiment training a dog to associate a ringing bell with food pavlov
a pattern behavior that occurs when an action always occurs the same way without being taught fixedaction
when scientist study behavior, they investigate two kinds of questions, how and ______ why
genetically programmed behavior innate
learning that can ONLY occur during a specific period early in life and cannot be changed once it occurs imprinting
there are 2 major influences on animal behavior, reproductive success and ________ survival
a female "evaluating" the male before she decides whether to mate is a behavior referred to as ________ matechoice
person noticing males often have extreme characteristics that they display during courtship darwin
reproduction often has a greater metabolic cost and greater investment from the _________ female
Can be a sound, posture, movement, color, scent, or facial expression signal
man who observed imprinting when he raised a group of newly hatched goslings lorenz
Type of behavior protecting a resource for exclusive use territorial
vocal communication is likely most developed in primates
learning by association conditioning
scientists who study how animals behave and the adaptive significance of behavior ethologist
American psychologist that demonstrated operant conditioning skinner
behavior performed by an animal to locate, obtain, and consume food foraging
ability to analyze a problem and think of a possible solution reasoning
development of behaviors through experience is called learning
trial and error learning that occurs under highly controlled conditions operantconditioning

Health and Wellness Crossword

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Description

Combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being Health
A very small parasitic bacterium, like a virus, requires the biochemical mechanisms of another cell in order to reproduce Chlamydia
A veneral disease involving inflammatory discharge from the urethra or vagina Gonorrhea
A substance that provides nourishment essential for growth and the maintenance of life Nutrient
A chronic bacterial disease that is contracted chiefly by infection during sexual intercourse, but also congenitally by infection of a developing fetus Syphilis
A band or bundle of fibrous tissue in a human or animal body that has the ability to contract, producing movement in or maintaining the position of parts of the body Muscle
The process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth Nutrition
A mineral important in building and maintaining bones, and for muscle and nerve function Calcium
A unit of energy in food Calorie
The state or condition of being in good physical and mental health Wellness
Excessive or extra weight Overweight
The scientific study of the human mind and its functions Psychology
Food that can be prepared quickly and easily and is sold in restaurants and snack bars as a quick meal or to be taken out Fast Food
The condition of being grossly fat or overweight Obesity
Wheat or any other cultivated cereal crop used as food Grain
A measure of body weight relative to height Body Mass Index
A condition that causes pain in muscles, joints, ligaments and tendons Fibromyalgia
A nutritional diagram Food Pyramid
Found only in plant foods Fiber
A hormone that is released from the adrenal glands in response to stress that facilitates fat storage and has a catabolic affect on muscle and connective tissue Cortisol
A fat-like substance that is made by the body and is found naturally in animal foods such as meat, fish, poultry, eggs, and dairy products Cholesterol
A form of vitamin A found naturally in yellow/orange vegetables and fruits Beta Carotene
Personal habits or behaviors related to the way a person lives Lifestyle Factors
High blood pressure Hypertension
A major source of energy in the diet. They are found naturally in foods such as breads, cereals, fruits, vegetables, and milk and dairy products Carbohydrate

Chapter 5: Infection Control: Principles & Practices Crossword

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What is the abbreviation for Occupational Safety and Health Administration? OSHA
What sheet is required for chemical manufacturers and importers assess and communicate the potential hazards associated with their products? Safety Data Sheet
The _______ registers all types of disinfectants sold and used in the United States. EPA
_________ are one-celled microorganisms that have both plant and animal characteristics. Bacteria
There are thousands of different kinds of bacteria that fall into two primary types: ___________ and nonpathogenic? pathogenic
Most bacteria are _______________; in other words, they are harmless organisms that may perform useful functions. nonpathogenic
___________ are harmful microorganisms that can cause disease or infection in humans when they invade the body. Pathogenic
_______________ are pus-forming bacteria arranged in curved lines resembling a string of beads. They cause infections such as strep throat and blood poisoning. streptococci
____________ are short, rod-shaped bacteria. They are the most common bacteria and produce diseases such as tetanus (lockjaw), typhoid fever, tuberculosis, and diphtheria. bacilli
When they reach their largest size, they divide into two new cells. This division is called _______ ___________. binary fission
___________ is a condition by which the body reacts to injury, irritation, or infection by showing redness, heat, pain, and swelling. inflammation
A ________ _________, such as a pimple or abscess, is confined to a particular part of the body and appears as a lesion containing pus. local infection
What organism can clients bring into the salon where it can infect others? The bacteria can be carried by clients who are unaware they are harboring a dangerous pathogen. MRSA
Acquired Immune Deficiency syndrome is caused by the ____ virus. HIV
What is a submicroscopic particle that infects and resides in the cells of a biological organism? virus
Some of the viruses that plague humans are measles, mumps, chicken pox, smallpox, rabies, yellow fever, hepatitis, polio, _________, and HIV (which causes AIDS). influenza
__________ are colonies of microorganisms that adhere to environmental surfaces, as well as the human body. Biofilms
The HIV virus is spread mainly through the sharing of _________ by IV drug users and by unprotected sexual contact. needles
What is a single-cell organism that grows in irregular masses that include molds, mildews, and yeasts? fungi
What are organisms that grow, feed, and shelter in or in another organism, while contributing nothing to the survival of that organism? parasites
__________ is a contagious skin disease and is caused by the itch mite, which burrows under the skin. scabies
_________ is the ability of the body to destroy, resist, and recognize infection. Immunity
_________ ___________ is immunity that the body develops after overcoming a disease, through inoculation, or through exposure to natural allergens such as pollen, cat dander, and ragweed. acquired immunity
What is the process by which all microbial life is destoyed? sterilization
What is the process that eliminates most, but not necessarily all, microorganisms on nonporous surfaces? disinfection
Disinfectants must have ________ claims on the label. efficacy
Properly cleaned implements and tools, free from all visible debris, must be completely ___________ in disinfectant solution. immersed
All disinfectants are inactivated in the presence of many substances. It is _________ to use soap or a detergent first to thoroughly clean the equipment and remove all debris. Never mix detergents with disinfectants and always use in a well-ventilated area. critical
Quaternary ammonium compounds are also known as _______. quats
___________ disinfectants, known as tuberculoidal, are a form of formaldehyde. phenolic
Household bleach, a 5.25% sodium ___________, is an effective disinfectant and has used extensively as a disinfectant in the salon for large surfaces. hypochlorite

PETS crossword

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Description

When a pet owner dumps their pet somewhere. ABANDONMENT
A living thing that can be adopted as a pet. ANIMAL
What happens when animals are hurt or abandoned by their owner. ABUSE
Abusing animals is _______ under state law. You can be fined and imprisoned. ILLEGAL
If you abuse an animal, you could have to pay a ____. FINE
A domestic animal that people can adopt and take care of, such as a cat or dog. PET
A domestic animal that makes meowing sounds. CAT
A domestic animal that makes barking sounds. DOG
A procedure used on female pets for birth control. SPAY
A procedure used on male pets for birth control. NEUTER
A place that abandoned and/or stray pets can be taken to receive care and be adopted. SHELTER
A human that owns a pet and has a responsibility to care for it. OWNER
A reliable shelter in Houston that is partnered with this event. FRIENDS FOR LIFE
One of the many things that a pet requires to live. FOOD
Pets can be taken to the vet to get _____ care when they are sick. MEDICAL
Many owners ____ their pets and give them the attention they need. LOVE

Companion Animals Word Search

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Word Search
Description

animal
birds
cats
cognitive
companion
dogs
domestication
emotional
fish
horses
mental
pets
physical
protection
reptiles
service
small
social
therapy
work

Nutrition Vocab Crossword

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Description

the parts that make up a particular food ingredients
diet that excludes food of animal origin vegan diet
nutrition that helps the body use carbs, proteins, and fats vitamins
a substance in foods that helps with body functions nutrient
to rid the body of food by vomiting or by taking laxatives and diuretics purge
a quick weight-loss strategy that is popular for a short time fad diet
nutrient that provides energy, and helps the body store and use vitamins fat
building blocks that make up protein amino acids
a body weight that is 20 percent or more than desireable body weight obesity
an adnormal responce to food that is triggered by the immune system food allergy
simple sugar that is the body's main energy source glucose
a fat-like substance made by the body and found in certain foods cholesterol
a hormone that regulates the blood sugar level insulin
the sum of the processes by which humans, animals, and plants consume and use food nutrition
the listing of the amount of food that is considered a serving serving size
title of information panel that is required on most foods nutrition facts
a panel of nutrition information required on all processed foods regulated by the FDA food label
nutrient that is needed for growth, and to help build and repair body tissue protein
the part of grains and plants that cannot be digested fiber
a category of foods that contain similar nutrition food group
to eat a large amount of food in a short amount of time binge
an eating disorder in which a person binges and purges bulimia
a disease in which the body produces little or no insulin diabetes
a food substance that is made and stored in most plants starch
a unit of energy produced by food calorie

Animal Science Crossword

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Description

Diseases that can be transmitted from animals to humans Zoonoses
Organisms that live on or within another organism or host Parasites
Food or nourishment from the host Sustenance
A tear or pulled out wound Evulsions
Within the skin Intradermal
Within the muscle Intramuscular
Proteins that function as antibodies, "Immune ________ ________" Gamma Globulin
Disease produced by infection of the parasite toxoplasma gondii Toxoplasmosis
Disease caused by the salmonella bacteria Salmonellosis
Organism that multiplies in the cells of the small peripheral blood vessels, causing coagulation of the blood Rickettsia
Tick transmitted disease affecting both humans & animals Lyme
Carried by both dogs & cats, can cause a rare & potentially fatal disease Tape Worms
Common parasitic roundworms in dogs & cats Ascarids
Disease transmitted by caged birds; also known as Parrot Fever Psittacosis
Bacteria infections, causes sore throats, & can be transmitted by dogs Streptococcal