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Weekly Pet Quiz: Pet Toys, Post-Operation and Dog Coats

1 Results from a recent study show that people exposed to a family dog before age 13 are as much as ___ less likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia later in life.

  • 3%
  • 12%
  • 18%
  • 24%

    A recent study suggests exposure to a dog in the home early in life may lower the risk of developing schizophrenia as an adult. The study results show that people exposed to a family dog before age 13 are as much as 24% less likely to be diagnosed with the disorder later in life. Learn more.

2 Now that _______ toys have been around for a while, veterinary behaviorists are learning that like dogs, kitties can also develop behavior disorders as a result of chasing, but never catching, those little red dots.

  • Laser pointer

    Now that laser pointer toys have been around a while, veterinary behaviorists are learning that like dogs, kitties can also develop behavior disorders as a result of chasing, but never catching, those little red dots. Learn more.

  • Treat-dispensing
  • Chew
  • Stuffed

3 What can be an invaluable tool in helping post-operation patients heal and return to full mobility?

  • Nothing
  • Laser pointers
  • Therapeutic massage

    Therapeutic massage can be an invaluable tool in helping post-op patients heal and return to full mobility. Learn more.

  • Kibble

4 Which type of breed rarely need a coat outdoors?

  • Small and toy breeds
  • Large breeds with dense coats

    Larger breeds with dense coats, like the Saint Bernard, malamute, Samoyed and Siberian husky, rarely need a coat outdoors, but dogs with a short or thin coat may become chilled quite easily, regardless of their size. Learn more.

  • Large breeds with short coats
  • Dogs never need coats

5 Humans use the same air passage to both breathe and smell, dogs' noses are able to separate those functions.

  • True

    One secret to a dog's sniffer: while humans use the same air passage to both breathe and smell, dogs' noses are able to separate those functions. Learn more.

  • False

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