Weekly Pet Quiz: Reverse Sneezing, Aging Dog and Arthritis

1 Reverse sneezing is usually a harmless and common condition in small and flat-faced dogs.

  • True

    Reverse sneezing is a usually harmless and common condition in small and flat-faced dogs. Fortunately, reverse sneezing almost never requires treatment — episodes pass very quickly and the dog is back to normal. Learn more.

  • False

2 According to a recent study, dogs were seen to have _____ when deficient in nutrients.

  • Cleaner Mouths
  • Better Cognitive Function
  • Behavioral Problems

    Recent research suggests dogs with certain behavior issues benefit supplementation with omega-3 fats, magnesium and zinc. The dogs in the study showed a significant reduction in fearfulness, destructiveness and inappropriate elimination while receiving the supplements. Learn more.

  • Better Coats

3 According to a recent study, vaccine failure rates were significantly higher in puppies less than __ months old.

  • 3

    Vaccine failure rates were significantly higher in puppies less than 3 months old. Learn more.

  • 5
  • 6
  • 8

4 What is one way to help your aging dog?

  • Less Vet Visits
  • Use Ramps

    If your dog has mobility issues that make getting up on your bed or couch difficult, try adding a ramp or stairs so she doesn't have to jump. This can also help prevent injuries in aging dogs. Learn more.

  • Leave Them Alone
  • Less Exercise

5 What is the most common sign that your pet has arthritis?

  • Fatigue
  • Hyperactivity
  • No Sign
  • Limping

    Limping is the No. 1 sign of arthritis in pets. If your dog or cat is favoring one or more limbs, especially when he stands up from a lying or seated position, there's a good possibility he's dealing with arthritic joints. Learn more.

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