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Journal August 2009 (Vol 31, No 8)

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NOTE: This course is no longer valid for accreditation purposes.

The Epiphyseal Plate: Nutritional and Hormonal Influences; Hereditary and Other Disorders

1. What is the recommended percentage of calcium on a dry matter basis in food for large-breed puppies?
2. What could be the effect of feeding ad libitum diets with high amounts of protein, calcium, phosphorus, and vitamin D?
3. Prepubertal gonadectomy has been associated with which of the following?
4. Epiphyseal dysplasia is characterized by which of the following?
5. Ocular-skeletal dysplasia occurs most commonly in
6. ________ is a finding in dogs with chondrodysplasia.
7. Which statement regarding hypertrophic osteodystrophy is false?
8. ________ has/have been implicated in the etiology of osteochondrosis.
9. _______ has/have been associated with MCE in cats.
10. Which is not a clinical sign of MPS?
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