Weekly Pet Quiz: Cat Changes, Snake Bites and Illness Signs

1 According to a recent study, dogs desexed before 6 months of age had a _____ greater risk of sustaining nontraumatic orthopedic injuries.

  • 100%
  • 150%
  • 200%
  • 300%

    The same study found that dogs desexed before 6 months of age had a 300% greater risk of sustaining nontraumatic orthopedic injuries. Learn more.

2 A recent study of over 19 million cats indicates that our feline friends have grown progressively _______ over the last few decades.

  • Leaner
  • Fatter

    A recent study of over 19 million cats indicates that our feline friends have grown progressively fatter over the last few decades. Learn more.

  • Distant
  • Obedient

3 If a snake bites your pet it is best to stay calm, keep the site of the bite below the level of his heart, and immediately drive to the nearest emergency animal hospital.

  • True

    If a snake bites your pet remember to stay calm, keep the site of the bite below the level of his heart, and immediately drive to the nearest emergency animal hospital. Learn more.

  • False

4 What is one important thing to do with your new puppy?

  • Nothing
  • Allow them to free roam your home
  • Pick up their communication cues

    A new puppy in the family means learning to pick up his or her often-subtle communication cues. In order to respond appropriately and help your puppy succeed, you'll need to learn, for example, her "I need to go potty" behavioral signals, and signs that she's feeling anxious or afraid. Learn more.

  • Feed them kibble

5 If your pet is suddenly drinking more water than usual this is a cause for concern and you should call your vet immediately.

  • True

    It's important to carefully monitor your pet for signs of illness that require a visit to the veterinarian. If your cat or dog is suddenly drinking her water bowl dry, there's reason to be concerned. Excessive thirst (along with excessive urination) is a symptom of several disorders, including urinary tract problems, diabetes and kidney disease. Learn more.

  • False

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