Weekly Pet Quiz: Pet Ownership Life Lessons, Urinary Incontinence and Pet Food Extrusion

1 Which of the following is NOT a life lesson for a child caring for a pet?

  • Responsibility
  • Greed

    Caring for a pet teaches children responsibility, trust, compassion, respect and patience. Learn more.

  • Compassion
  • Respect

2 Urinary incontinence is most commonly found in _____.

  • Male Cats
  • Female Cats
  • Female Dogs

    Urinary incontinence is the involuntary leakage of urine, and is beyond the control of your dog. The condition is most often hormone-induced as a result of spaying or neutering, and is more common in female dogs. Learn more.

  • Male Dogs

3 More than 3.6 million households own which animal as pets?

  • Birds

    More than 3.6 million households have birds as pets, with an average of about two birds per home. If you've ever had the pleasure of sharing your home with a bird or two, you know that they're intelligent, inquisitive and social creatures who often enjoy interacting with their owners and learning tricks. Learn more.

  • Ferrets
  • Guinea Pigs
  • Hamsters

4 According to recent study, dogs spayed or neutered before they were a year old faced twice the risk for ____ as intact dogs.

  • Heartworm
  • Kidney Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Obesity

    Researchers learned that dogs spayed or neutered before they were a year old faced twice the risk for obesity as intact dogs. Learn more.

5 What percentage of dry pet diets are manufactured using the extrusion process?

  • 25%
  • 50%
  • 75%
  • 95%

    Extrusion is the process used by pet food manufacturers to turn ingredient mixes into kibble. About 95 percent of dry pet diets are manufactured using the extrusion process. Learn more.

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