• This contest is designed to assess student knowledge, practical application and evaluation abilities in the area of small animal care, veterinary skills and pet management. It is a new CDE in North Dakota. It has been carried over from Minnesota. 100% of this contest (all written exam and ID) will involve the following species: dogs, cats, fish, birds, and rabbits. The contest will consist of three sections including: 1) Written Exam (100 questions at 1 point each ) 100 points 2) Animal Identification (photos or live animals of different species or breeds) 100 points 3) Practicums (4 areas of interest at 25 points each) 100 points total a. Dog label identification b. Cat label identification c. Various products 300 points overall for Small Animal Care CDE