Dog Quiz - How Much do YOU Know about Dogs?

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The dog is a complex, fascinating creature. How well do you know your best friend? Take the PetPlace quiz to test your knowledge of our canine companions. At the bottom of the quiz is a link to page two that has the answers.

1.What is the term used to describe the birth of puppies?
a. Whelping
b. Weaning
c. Queening
d. Storking

2.Which of the following are reasons to spay or neuter your pet?
a. It can decrease the chance of cancer.
b. It reduces the risk of aggressive behavior.
c. It helps control the pet population.
d. All of the above

3.When should a puppy have his first vaccination?
a. At birth
b. 3 to 4 weeks of age
c. 6 to 8 week of age
d. 6 months of age

4.Which of the following is NOT usually a reason for dogs to pant?
a. They're hot
b. They're in pain
c. They're nervous
d. They're tired

5.Licking their lips, looking away, yawning, sniffing the ground, and walking in an arc are examples of __ signals in dogs.
a. Fear
b. Dominance
c. Calming
d. Play

6.Which of the following is NOT true of the dog's body?
a. Dogs have three eyelids.
b. Dogs do not lose any puppy teeth.
c. Dogs can sweat through the pads on their paws.
d. Dogs' normal body temperature is 99.5 to 102.5 degrees Fahrenheit.

7.Which breed of dog does not bark?
a. Husky
b. Schipperke
c. Basenji
d. Labradoodle

8.If the infestation becomes severe enough, fleas can kill a dog.
a. True
b. False

9.Which of the following is NOT considered a working dog?
a. Companion dog
b. Therapy dog
c. Seizure dog
d. Search and Rescue dog

10.Which of the following is NOT toxic to dogs?
a. Macadamia nuts
b. Rat poison
c. Tylenol
d. Potatoes

11.The famous canine actor in the movie, Turner and Hooch is a:
a. Pit Bull
b. Staffordshire Terrier
c. Bull Mastiff
d. Dogue de Bordeaux

12.The term used to describe a popular method of dog training using positive reinforcement is:
a. Clicker training
b. Snap training
c. Cookie training
d. Choke collar training

13.The Cocker Spaniel is a member of the AKC's _ group.
a. Sporting
b. Working
c. Herding
d. Terrier

14.Obesity puts a dog at a higher risk of:
a. Diabetes
b. Cruciate ligament injuries
c. Early death
d. All of the above

15.Which of the following is a sign of submission in a dog?
a. Direct eye contact
b. Erect hair on back
c. Urination
d. Erect tail

See link to page 2 for the answers.

ANSWERS

Answers below are in bold!

1.What is the term used to describe the birth of puppies?
a. Whelping
b. Weaning
c. Queening
d. Storking

2.Which of the following are reasons to spay or neuter your pet?
a. It can decrease the chance of cancer.
b. It reduces the risk of aggressive behavior.
c. It helps control the pet population.
d. All of the above

3.When should a puppy have his first vaccination?
a. At birth
b. 3 to 4 weeks of age
c. 6 to 8 week of age
d. 6 months of age

4.Which of the following is NOT usually a reason for dogs to pant?
a. They're hot
b. They're in pain
c. They're nervous
d. They're tired

5.Licking their lips, looking away, yawning, sniffing the ground, and walking in an arc are examples of __ signals in dogs.
a. Fear
b. Dominance
c. Calming (Dogs give calming signals to humans and other dogs to avoid conflict)
d. Play

6.Which of the following is NOT true of the dog's body?
a. Dogs have three eyelids.
b. Dogs do not lose any puppy teeth. (puppies loose puppy teeth)
c. Dogs can sweat through the pads on their paws.
d. Dogs' normal body temperature is 99.5 to 102.5 degrees Fahrenheit.

7.Which breed of dog does not bark?
a. Husky
b. Schipperke
c. Basenji
d. Labradoodle

8.If the infestation becomes severe enough, fleas can kill a dog.
a. True
b. False

9.Which of the following is NOT considered a working dog?
a. Companion dog
b. Therapy dog
c. Seizure dog
d. Search and Rescue dog

10.Which of the following is NOT toxic to dogs?
a. Macadamia nuts
b. Rat poison
c. Tylenol
d. Potatoes

11.The famous canine actor in the movie, Turner and Hooch is a:
a. Pit Bull
b. Staffordshire Terrier
c. Bull Mastiff
d. Dogue de Bordeaux

12.The term used to describe a popular method of dog training using positive reinforcement is:
a. Clicker training
b. Snap training
c. Cookie training
d. Choke collar training

13.The Cocker Spaniel is a member of the AKC's _ group.
a. Sporting
b. Working
c. Herding
d. Terrier

14.Obesity puts a dog at a higher risk of:
a. Diabetes
b. Cruciate ligament injuries
c. Early death
d. All of the above

15.Which of the following is a sign of submission in a dog?
a. Direct eye contact
b. Erect hair on back
c. Urination
d. Erect tail

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