Flea Free And Worm Free - Happy Pets, Happy Owners!

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Flea Free And Worm Free - Happy Pets, Happy Owners! - Quiz

**When you login below, please enter your first name, and then the name of your vet clinic in the 'surname' field** WELCOME to the NVC/BI flea and worm quiz! This is a follow up to the flea and worm training that has been offered by your local BI Territory Manager (Geoff, Cassie or Mel). This is not a test at all, so please don't worry about getting anything wrong, we're all learning all the time and a simple quiz is a fun refresher! So sit back, relax, grab your cuppa or coffee, and have fun! You might find some cool questions to put a smile on your dial too :) You can resit the quiz as many times as you like to improve your score - yay! Ps - for each person who completes the qui


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    _____ % of the flea life cycle is in the form of immature stages and lives OFF the host?  
    • A. 

      85

    • B. 

      95

    • C. 

      90

    • D. 

      80

  • 2. 
    Which of the following treatments provide an Integrated Flea Control (IFC) strategy?
    • A. 

      Application of an adulticide flea control product

    • B. 

      Application of an insect growth regulator

    • C. 

      Application of both an adulticide and insect growth regulator

    • D. 

      Flea shampoo weekly and administration of an adulticide

  • 3. 
    Nexgard and Nexgard Spectra can be given with or without food?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    One female flea can produce up to _______ eggs every day. 
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      500

    • D. 

      5000

  • 5. 
    Depending on the temperature and humidity, flea EGGS generally hatch into larvae in which of the following time frames? 
    • A. 

      1-10 days

    • B. 

      10-20 days

    • C. 

      20-30 days

    • D. 

      In cooler weather it can take up to 6 months

  • 6. 
    In the small town of Bulls in Manawatu, the animal which is iconic to their town is a...
  • 7. 
    What is the first step in eliminating an indoor flea infestation?
    • A. 

      Keep the flea ridden pets outside

    • B. 

      Treat all the dogs and cats in the household with flea control

    • C. 

      Treat only the dogs and cats that live inside the house with flea control

    • D. 

      Treat only the dogs and cats that are itching and scratching, with flea control

  • 8. 
    What is the key message you should provide to pet owners about flea control? 
    • A. 

      All household pets (both indoor and outdoor) must be treated

    • B. 

      Pets can still get new fleas, even when properly treated, but these fleas will soon be killed

    • C. 

      It is important to use flea control products year round to help keep a new flea infestation from developing in the home

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    There are a wide range of hosts for the cat flea to breed on.  Which of the following is NOT a breeding host for the cat flea? 
    • A. 

      Hedgehogs

    • B. 

      Humans

    • C. 

      Feral cats

    • D. 

      Possums

    • E. 

      Dogs

  • 10. 
    Select the comments which are true about Nexgard and Nexgard Spectra
    • A. 

      No loading dose - high efficacy ALL the time

    • B. 

      Largest safety profile within the dog chewable flea treatment market

    • C. 

      Safe for puppies from 8 weeks of age, and 2kg

    • D. 

      Fish flavoured

  • 11. 
    True or False:  Nexgard and Nexgard Spectra kills both fleas and ticks on dogs for a full month.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Nexgard Spectra is effective against which of the following groups of worms?
    • A. 

      Roundworms and hookworms

    • B. 

      Roundworms and whipworms

    • C. 

      Roundworms, hookworms and tapeworms

    • D. 

      Roundworms, hookworms and whipworms

  • 13. 
    Nexgard and Nexgard Spectra has a registered label claim for which of the following external parasites? 
    • A. 

      Fleas and ticks

    • B. 

      Fleas, ticks and ear mites

    • C. 

      Fleas and ear mites

    • D. 

      Fleas, ticks and biting lice

  • 14. 
    The iconic dolphin who lived in Opononi (Northland) for a period of time was called...
    • A. 

      Opo

    • B. 

      Noni

    • C. 

      Flipper

    • D. 

      Splash

  • 15. 
    From what age can Broadline be used on kittens?
    • A. 

      2 weeks

    • B. 

      6 months

    • C. 

      6 weeks

    • D. 

      8 weeks

  • 16. 
    Broadline kills adult roundworm and hookworm, AND the migrating larvae
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The following statements are true about Broadline...
    • A. 

      Pet owners no longer need to pill their cats for tapeworm

    • B. 

      Broadline covers these external parasites - fleas, ticks, biting lice

    • C. 

      Hitting the plunger at warp-speed is the best way to get the product out of the applicator

    • D. 

      Broadline is the #1 cat flea product in NZ

  • 18. 
    According to NZ label claims, what external parasites are killed by Broadline? 
    • A. 

      Fleas only

    • B. 

      Fleas, ticks and biting lice

    • C. 

      Fleas and ticks

    • D. 

      Fleas and biting lice

  • 19. 
    How often should an adult cat be treated with Broadline?
    • A. 

      Monthly/routinely every 4-6 weeks

    • B. 

      As part of a seasonal deworming programme (i.e. 4 times a year) with alternative flea control product in between (such as Frontline Plus)

    • C. 

      As directed by the veterinarian considering risk factors for infection

    • D. 

      All of the above are acceptable

  • 20. 
    NZ's 'first cat' (owned by the current Prime Minister) which sadly passed away November 2017, and had it's own Twitter account with over 11,000 followers, was named...
    • A. 

      Puddles

    • B. 

      Puddy-tat

    • C. 

      Paddy

    • D. 

      Paddles

  • 21. 
    Which of the following statements are correct about worms?
    • A. 

      A female nematode can produce 10,000 eggs per day on average

    • B. 

      Kittens and puppies are at very high risk for roundworm infection

    • C. 

      Eggs laid by a female nematode can survive in the environment for about 10 years

    • D. 

      The flea tapeworm doesn't need a flea as an intermediate host to survive

    • E. 

      Roundworms, hookworms, and whipworms can cause serious health issues in humans. This is called zoonotic risk.

  • 22. 
    Cats prefer Broadline because...
    • A. 

      It has a fishy perfume that cats adore

    • B. 

      The oil-based excipient provides a pleasant experience - no cold sensation such as with alcohol based excipients

    • C. 

      It only requires application in one spot - doesn't require multiple application spots

    • D. 

      The applicator has a smooth round edge - no risk of being poked by a pipette edge

  • 23. 
    How would you best treat a 70kg dog with Nexgard Spectra?
    • A. 

      Administer 2 x 30.1-60kg chewables

    • B. 

      Administer 1 x 30.1-60kg chewable and 1 x 7.6-15kg chewable

    • C. 

      Administer 1 x 30.1-60kg chewable and retreat in 3 weeks

    • D. 

      It is not suitable for dogs over 60kg

  • 24. 
    How would you best treat a cat that weighs 8kg?
    • A. 

      Do not use on cats that weigh more than 7.4kg

    • B. 

      Apply one dose of 0.9mL and retreat sooner than 6 weeks

    • C. 

      Apply one dose of 0.3mL and one dose of 0.9mL

    • D. 

      Apply two doses of 0.9mL

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