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Weekly Pet Quiz: Dog Appetite, Cat Pain and Ticks

1 What warm weather threat is ending the lives of a growing number of pets every year?

  • Overheating
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Blue-green algae

    Even though summer is now behind us across most of the U.S., warm weather will return in another seven or eight months and so will toxic blue-green algae, a relatively unknown environmental menace that is ending the lives of a growing number of pets every year. Learn more.

  • Snakes

2 Any change in your dog's appetite is not a cause for concern.

  • True
  • False

    Mealtime is typically a happy time for dogs and their humans — until it isn't. When your canine companion's appetite changes, either up or down, it's noteworthy. If the change lasts longer than a day or two, it becomes cause for concern. Learn more.

3 Managing feline pain is extremely important, and it should be accomplished using an integrative approach that minimizes the need for painkilling drugs.

  • True

    Managing feline pain is extremely important, and it should be accomplished using an integrative approach that minimizes the need for painkilling drugs. Learn more.

  • False

4 Up to ___ of dogs may have been exposed to tick-borne pathogens, but most are able to fight off infection on their own.

  • 45%
  • 60%
  • 75%
  • 90%

    Up to 90% of dogs may have been exposed to tick-borne pathogens, but most are able to fight off infection on their own. Learn more.

5 Dog owners were ______ times more likely to meet physical activity guidelines of 150 minutes per week than non-dog owners.

  • Three
  • Four

    Dog owners were four times more likely to meet physical activity guidelines of 150 minutes per week than non-dog owners. Learn more.

  • Five
  • Six

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