Weekly pet quiz — Skin itch, T-zone lymphoma and coat health

1 Both cats and dogs get itchy skin, but often the underlying cause is the same.

  • True
  • False

    Both cats and dogs get itchy skin, but often the underlying cause is different. Learn more.

2 A recent study of golden retrievers with T-zone lymphoma suggests that dogs eating diets rich in __________ may be less likely to develop the disease.

  • Omega-3 fatty acids

    A recent study of golden retrievers with T-zone lymphoma suggests that dogs eating diets rich in omega-3 essential fatty acids may be less likely to develop the disease. Learn more.

  • Carbohydrates
  • Protein
  • Vitamin A

3 Which breed is about to have thousands of dogs up for adoption?

  • German Shepherd
  • Shiba Inu
  • Greyhound

    With Florida's new ban on dog racing, thousands more retired Greyhounds will be in need of forever homes. Greyhounds make wonderful companions, but as with any new pet, it's important to do your research to ensure a retired racer is a good fit for your family and lifestyle. Learn more.

  • Pit Bull

4 Which food is best for your dog's skin and coat health?

  • Grass-Fed Beef
  • Vegetables
  • Kibble
  • Sardines and Salmon

    For skin and coat health, dogs need animal-based sources of omega-3s, such as sardines (packed in water), wild-caught salmon or an ethically sourced, purity-tested fish or krill supplement. Learn more.

5 Drugs used in euthanasia procedures can pose a risk to other pets and wildlife if you bury your deceased pet in the backyard.

  • True

    Backyard burial is a popular option for grieving pet parents, but it poses certain risks to other pets and wildlife. The drugs used in veterinary euthanasia procedures can remain in a buried pet's body for up to a year and have the potential to sicken and even kill animals who might dig up the remains. Learn more.

  • False

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