Weekly Pet Quiz: Cranial Cruciate Ligament Rupture, Cat Safety and Aquamation

1 Cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) rupture is the most common soft tissue injury in dogs.

  • True

    Cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) rupture is the most common soft tissue injury in today's dogs. Learn more.

  • False

2 While dogs attach to their human to occupy safety needs, cats attach to their ____ to feel safe.

  • Territory

    The most basic need of cats is to occupy a piece of territory that offers safety and familiarity. Dogs attach to their human; cats attach to their territory. Learn more.

  • Litter Box
  • Catnip
  • Bed

3 The rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria infections has been traced to which of the following.

  • Shelter Animals
  • Stray Animals
  • Animals with Rabies
  • Puppy Mill Animals

    In a recent two-year period, dozens of people were infected with antibiotic- resistant bacteria that was linked to pet store puppies. This occurred because puppy mill operators, transporters and pet store owners routinely give multiple rounds of antibiotics to puppies, including healthy ones, to try to keep them well enough to be sold. Learn more.

4 Aquamation, also known as water cremation, is said to be a(n) _____ form of cremation.

  • Toxic
  • Eco-friendly

    Aquamation, otherwise known as water cremation, is said to be a "greener" form of cremation and uses alkaline hydrolysis to process pet remains. Compared to conventional cremation, aquamation has zero emissions, low energy consumption and one-tenth the carbon footprint, at a similar cost. Learn more.

  • Inconvenient
  • Expensive

5 Which of the following is a hazard to your pet during the fall and winter seasons?

  • Heatstroke
  • Pollen
  • Toxic Mushrooms

    Things to keep furry family members away from during the fall and winter months: school supplies, antifreeze, rodent bait, toxic mushrooms and snakes preparing to hibernate. Learn more.

  • Sunburn

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