Nail Trimming And Ear Cleaning For Dogs! Trivia Quiz

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Nail Trimming And Ear Cleaning For Dogs! Trivia Quiz

A dog groomer is supposed to know what to do to ensure the dogs look spot on and clean as can be. As an aspiring groomer, just how much do you know about nail trimming and ear cleaning for dogs? What better way to find out that for you to take this all exciting quiz. Have fun!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When trimming nails, the goal is to?
    • A. 

      Clear ground as the dog is walking.

    • B. 

      Only cut the tips off.

    • C. 

      Stop trimming if the dog gets upset.

  • 2. 
    A healthy ear will look clean, pink, and have shiny _______________ in the canal area.
    • A. 

      Hair

    • B. 

      Wrinkles

    • C. 

      Skin

  • 3. 
    Black nails are a bit more challenging, because the ______________ cannot be viewed from the outside.
    • A. 

      Quick

    • B. 

      Nail bed

    • C. 

      White dot

  • 4. 
    Black nails are a bit more challenging, because the ______________ cannot be viewed from the outside.
    • A. 

      Quick

    • B. 

      Nail bed

    • C. 

      White dot

  • 5. 
    ___________________ eared dogs rarely have problems associated with the ear canal.
    • A. 

      Drop ear

    • B. 

      Pricked ear

    • C. 

      Button ear

  • 6. 
    If a nail breaks open at home and you have not supplied the client with styptic powder, advise them that ____________________should be applied to stop the bleeding.
    • A. 

      Salt or flour

    • B. 

      Cornstarch or sugar

    • C. 

      Cornstarch or flour

  • 7. 
    It is common for the rear nails to be ________________ than the front nails.
    • A. 

      Sharper

    • B. 

      Longer

    • C. 

      Shorter

  • 8. 
    It is common for the rear nails to be ________________ than the front nails.
    • A. 

      Sharper

    • B. 

      Longer

    • C. 

      Shorter

  • 9. 
    It is possible for freshly quicked toenails to break open and bleed should the pet come in contact with ______________.
    • A. 

      Concrete or asphalt

    • B. 

      Rain

    • C. 

      Dirt

  • 10. 
    Long nails are more than unsightly, they also present potential health problems. Unattended nails may grow long enough to cause the entire _________________ of the foot and pastern to break down.
    • A. 

      Skin and foot pad

    • B. 

      Tendon and bone structure

    • C. 

      Foot pad and tendon

  • 11. 
    Mats can cause ______________ between the toes and pads.
    • A. 

      Discomfort

    • B. 

      Anxiety

    • C. 

      Moisture

  • 12. 
    When cleaning a dogs ear, you should go how far into the ear canal?  ___________________________
    • A. 

      Only as far as you can see

    • B. 

      As far as you can go

    • C. 

      Just rub the outside of the ears

  • 13. 
    The blades needed on the pads of most pets will range from _________________, all used with a light touch.
    • A. 

      7F to 15

    • B. 

      15 to 40

    • C. 

      4F to 7F

  • 14. 
    The nails should be trimmed back as far as possible without causing excessive __________.
    • A. 

      Pain

    • B. 

      Suffering

    • C. 

      Bleeding

  • 15. 
    If using ear powder, should the dog's ear be cleaned before or after?
    • A. 

      Before

    • B. 

      After

    • C. 

      Doesn't matter

  • 16. 
    If using ear powder, should the dog's ear be cleaned before or after?
    • A. 

      Before

    • B. 

      After

    • C. 

      Doesn't matter

  • 17. 
    If a blade is needed to trim the hair on the inside of the ear canal, a ______________________ blade should be used.
    • A. 

      Long

    • B. 

      Medium

    • C. 

      Short

  • 18. 
    Trimming a white nail is fairly easy, for the __________ of the quick can be easily seen.
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Black

    • C. 

      Pink

  • 19. 
    Trimming the pads after the dog has been bathed will extend the life of your __________.
    • A. 

      Scissors

    • B. 

      Clippers

    • C. 

      Blades

  • 20. 
    Whatever technique you choose, the finished product should look very____________.
    • A. 

      Nice

    • B. 

      Natural

    • C. 

      Ordinary

  • 21. 
    When trimming a dog’s toenails, always use a _____________ as a safety precaution.
    • A. 

      Muzzle

    • B. 

      Grooming loop

    • C. 

      Elizabethan collar

  • 22. 
    ________________________ dogs will need hair plucked from the ears.
    • A. 

      All

    • B. 

      Some

    • C. 

      Old

  • 23. 
    Nails should be trimmed in the order.
    • A. 

      Rear nails first.

    • B. 

      Front nails first.

    • C. 

      It doesn't matter