Weekly Pet Quiz: Dog Personalities, Outdoor Cat and Swimming

1 Recent research suggests that dogs' personalities do not change significantly as they get older.

  • True
  • False

    Recent research suggests that like humans, dogs' personalities can change quite significantly as they get older. Learn more.

2 What is a lifestyle risk for a free-roaming outdoor cat?

  • Obesity
  • Boredom
  • Inactivity
  • Predators

    Lifestyle risks for free-roaming outdoor cats include traffic, predators, abuse and infectious diseases. Learn more.

3 Difficulty breathing, coughing and fever are a few of a handful of symptoms that fall into the category of red flags and should be investigated right away by your veterinarian or an emergency animal clinic.

  • True

    The following symptoms fall into the category of red flags. They may or may not indicate a serious problem with your dog's health, but they should be investigated right away by your veterinarian or an emergency animal clinic. 1. Difficulty breathing 2. Coughing 3. Fever Learn more.

  • False

4 At what age range should you expose your puppy to water?

  • 1 to 3 weeks
  • 3 to 5 weeks
  • 6 to 16 weeks

    If your dog is a puppy, exposing him to water between the ages of 6 to 16 weeks can help him to get used to it and develop positive associations with being in the water. Learn more.

  • 20 to 30 weeks

5 Research suggests that a dog's height, body weight and skull proportions play an important role in her ______.

  • Bark
  • Behavior

    Research suggests that a dog's height, body weight and skull proportions play an important role in her behavior. Learn more.

  • Bite
  • Lifespan