Another Pet Quiz! - Test Your Knowledge of Pets

by Dr. Chris

Feel like testing your pet knowledge again? If so, here are 10 more questions that will TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE about pets in general.

1.  Can dogs SWEAT?

Dogs do not have sweat glands in their skin. So the only way they can stay cool is through panting. They do have a few sweat glands in their paws, but not enough to keep them cool.

2. Can cats sweat?

Cats also do not have sweat glands in their skin. But also, like dogs, they have some sweat glands in their paws.

3. Every year, the 2nd week of October is set aside to celebrate WHO?

Every 2nd week of October we celebrate: National Veterinary Technician Week!

4. What country has a HIGHER percentage of pets insured, the UK or the USA?

In the UK, 42% of all pets are insured, versus just 2% in the USA. See: UK vs. USA pet stats.

5. What breed of dog recently sold for over $600,000 in China?

The Tibetan Mastiff, Yangtzee River Number Two, recently sold for that much money. It appears that Tibetan Mastiffs are a status symbol in China.

6. What FAMOUS SINGER was recently sued for unpaid veterinary bills?

Answer: Maria Carey Sued for Over $30,000 in Vet Bills.

7. What breed of cat is born with STRAIGHT ears, only to see them CURL back soon after birth?

Answer: The American Curl Cat.

8. What is the RAREST breed of dog in the world?

While about a dozen dog breeds could classify as the rarest, it is generally thought that the Norwegian Lundehund is the rarest.

9. What breed of dog is considered the SMARTEST?

The Border Collie is considered the smartest dog breed as determined by Stanley Coren, in his book: The Intelligence of Dogs.

10. What dog breed has the STRONGEST JAWS?

According to an unscientific National Geographic study, the Mastiff does:

Mastiff: 550 pounds of bite force
Rottweiler: 328 pounds of bite force
German Shepherd: 238 pounds of bite force
American Pit Bull Terrier: 235 pounds of bite force

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