Domain - Greyhound Care and Training

Domain - Greyhound Care and Training

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Level 2

Prepare a greyhound for bathing and grooming, and bath and groom a greyhound
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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25081 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able, in accordance with supervisor''s instructions, to: prepare a greyhound for bathing and grooming; groom the greyhound; and attend to post-grooming activities.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council

Clean greyhound kennels
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25082 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: clean out a greyhound kennel to remove all wastes; demonstrate knowledge of the advantages and disadvantages of kennel beddings for greyhounds, and arrange kennel bedding; and clean kennel equipment and surrounds.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council

Identify, catch, collar, and prepare a greyhound for an activity
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25083 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify, catch, collar, and restrain a greyhound; prepare a greyhound for an activity; remove gear used for exercise, attend to post exercise activities, and clean and store gear.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of, and meet, the nutritional requirements of individual greyhounds'
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25084 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the components of a balanced feed ration for greyhounds, assess quality of feed, and describe individual greyhound nutritional requirements; and compile and provide feeds and provide water for individual greyhounds, and observe and record eating behaviour and feed and water intake.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council

Attend to preparation, travel, and post travel activities for a greyhound
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25085 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: check and prepare the vehicle used for travel; pack the vehicle with supplies to meet greyhound and handler requirements for the duration of the event, as directed by the supervisor; prepare the greyhound for travel, load the greyhound in the vehicle in preparation for travel, and describe methods of dealing with reluctant travellers; unload the greyhound, and report physical and psychological condition; and attend to immediate post travel activities relating to the greyhound and the vehicle.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council

Identify the points, external body parts, five senses, and signs of health and ill health in greyhounds
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25094 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify the points, external body parts, and five senses of the greyhound; and recognise signs of good health and ill health in greyhounds, and report signs of ill; and health.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council

Level 3

Assess greyhound kennel complexes and components, and materials used in the construction of a complex
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25087 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to assess greyhound kennel complexes and their components, and assess materials used in the construction of a greyhound kennel complex.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council

Identify common health problems and lameness in greyhounds
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25095 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe common health problems that can occur in or on a greyhounds'' body or body systems; and observe, identify, and report lameness in greyhounds.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council

Level 4

Describe the interrelationships of greyhound's body systems, common health problems, and immunity
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25096 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: the interrelationships of greyhound''s body systems and associated fluids; the components and functions of greyhound''s primary body systems; the causes and treatment of common problems that can occur in or on the body or body systems of greyhounds; the way in which microbes enter the body of greyhounds, and the factors which affect severity of infection; the immune system and the ways in which immunity is achieved in greyhounds; and the components of body systems of greyhounds by life stages, and the role and integration of each system.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council

Level 5

Break in a greyhound for racing
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25090 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: assess the greyhound for suitability for racing, formulate a pre-break in programme, and analyse factors affecting achievement, and solutions for meeting pre-break in goals; develop training program goals; train the greyhound to collar, muzzle, lead, chase the lure, obey control commands; and manage the ongoing training programme.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council

Describe the pre-training, conditioning, and associated feeding and health requirements of a greyhound
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25093 Unit Standard 9 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: the aims of conditioning and pre-training a greyhound for racing; methods of conditioning and training greyhounds; the feeding requirements of a greyhound for racing; and the preventative health requirements of the greyhound.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council

Level 6

Manage a greyhound-breeding programme
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25088 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify greyhound selection criteria, and source and select breeding greyhounds; observe breeding cycles and mate greyhounds at the optimum time; care for a female greyhound during pregnancy in accordance with in-house procedures; describe approaching parturition in terms of its signs, and supervise parturition/whelping; describe health procedures and problems of the mother and neonate; and manage a lactating greyhound and wean at the optimum time.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council

Data as at 20 June 2024