Weekly Pet Quiz: Bones, Aggression and Soy

1 When is National Pet Week?

  • May 1st to 5th
  • May 6th to 12th

    May 6 to 12 is the 35th annual National Pet Week, sponsored by the Auxiliary to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) to promote responsible pet ownership, recognize the importance of the human-animal bond and help pet parents understand the value of regular wellness exams. Learn more

  • May 13th to 19th
  • May 20th to 26th

2 How many types of raw bones are there to give to your dog?

  • 1 type
  • 2 types

    There are actually two types of raw bones, and it's important to know the difference: edible raw bones and recreational raw bones. Learn more

  • 3 types
  • 4 types

3 Which of the following is a genetic health predisposition of the Ocicat?

  • Periodontal disease

    Periodontal disease — Tartar build-up and bad breath are two signs of this tooth-related ailment. Left untreated, it can progress to tooth loss but, worse, associated bacteria can show up in other areas of your cat's body and cause damage. The process starts when bacteria form plaque on the teeth. Learn more

  • Spinal muscular atrophy
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Hip dysplasia

4 When does territorial aggression typical first arise in dogs?

  • 2-4 months of age
  • 4-6 months of age
  • 6-8 months of age
  • 8-10 months of age

    It's easy to spot territorial aggression because it generally occurs right at the boundary line of the dog's turf, and usually first arises around 8 to 10 months of age. This differs from fear aggression, which tends to manifest much earlier. With­out appropriate intervention, territorial behavior will escalate over the next one to two years. Learn more

5 If a pet food product has soy, sometimes it won't be labeled as soy. What is soy commonly listed as?

  • Protein
  • Vitamin Supplement
  • Fiber
  • Vegetable broth

    The ingredient label might not even say soy, as it is commonly listed as vegetable broth, textured vegetable protein or TVP and perhaps other aliases. Pet nutrition experts agree soy isn't good nutrition for cats or dogs. It's considered a low-quality, incomplete protein well known to create food allergies and potentially much worse in pets. Learn more

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