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Weekly Pet Quiz: Cat Petting, Oral Disease and Allergies

1 What are researchers investigating as a potential effective treatment for bladder cancer in dogs?

  • Opioids
  • Cannabis

    A 3-year study is being conducted in Canada to investigate whether cannabis is effective in treating bladder cancer in dogs. The researchers will be looking at what effect cannabidiol (CBD) has on three different cancer cell lines, as well as its effect on chemo and radiation therapies. Learn more.

  • Vaccines
  • Kibble

2 The tummy is one area of the body that most experts agree should be avoided when petting your cat.

  • True

    The tummy is one area of the body that most experts agree should be avoided when petting your cat. Learn more.

  • False

3 Oral disease is an epidemic among today's dogs — a majority have some degree of gum disease by the age of __.

  • 7
  • 5
  • 3

    Oral disease is an epidemic among today's dogs — a majority have some degree of gum disease by the age of 3. Learn more.

  • 1

4 There is nothing you can do to develop a strong and lasting bond with your newly adopted dog.

  • True
  • False

    Important ways to develop a strong and lasting bond with your newly adopted dog include creating a safe home environment for him, giving him plenty of positive attention, and starting obedience training and socialization on day one. Learn more.

5 Where on the body do seasonal allergies typically manifest on cats and dogs?

  • Nose
  • Eyes
  • Paws
  • Skin

    Seasonal allergies in dogs and cats typically manifest in the skin rather than the eyes and respiratory tract, as in the case of human allergies. Learn more.

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