Weekly Pet Quiz: Tainted Treats, Senior Cats and Sleeping Dogs

1 What type of treat has repeatedly been found to contain contaminants that has been causing sickness and death to thousands of pets?

  • Crunchy Treats
  • Soft Treats
  • Dental Chews
  • Jerky Treats

    After a dozen years and no answers, the FDA is wrapping up its investigation into the link between jerky pet treats from China and sickness and death in thousands of pets across the U.S. and several other countries. Learn more.

2 Closely supervising your children with the family dog is not necessary.

  • True
  • False

    The children in your family should be closely supervised around the dog until they understand how and when to initiate interactions with their pet. Learn more.

3 What is recommended you do when your cat reaches 10 years of age and beyond?

  • Nothing
  • More frequent wellness exams

    Providing for more frequent wellness exams, a stress-free environment, the right diet, comfy out-of-the-way napping spots, and physical and mental stimulation are just some of the ways you can help your feline companion enjoy her golden years. Learn more.

  • Lower protein intake
  • No special accommodations are required for older cats

4 A recent published study has confirmed the presence of relatively high levels of ultra-trace minerals in ___ different brands of dry dog food.

  • 7
  • 23
  • 49

    A recently published study has confirmed the presence of relatively high levels of ultra-trace minerals in 49 different brands of dry dog food. Learn more.

  • 62

5 To ensure your dog sleeps through the night a vigorous exercise in the late afternoon or early evening is recommended.

  • True

    Consider a vigorous exercise session in the late afternoon or early evening to tire your dog out for bedtime; for restless dogs, I recommend an hour of exercise a day, with at least one exhausting sprint. Learn more.

  • False

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