Kong Certification

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Kong Certification

Pets Need to Play and Dogs need to play! Find out why and learn how to help your customers understand the benefits of play. Take our quiz and get KONG certified.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Watch the video to learn about KONG and KONG products!
  • 2. 
    When selling a KONG to someone whose dog is known to destroy most toys, it's appropriate to recommend everything but:
    • A. 

      Choosing a KONG one or two sizes larger than recommended on the KONG sizing chart

    • B. 

      Choosing a black KONG

    • C. 

      Supervising the toy's use until it's clear it will be used safely

    • D. 

      All of these are appropriate recommendations

  • 3. 
    Studies show dogs with separation anxiety that exhibit destructive behavior when left alone are most destructive:
    • A. 

      When owner arrives later than expected

    • B. 

      In the first 20 minutes after the owner leaves

    • C. 

      If left alone in a confined space

    • D. 

      During seasonal changes

    • E. 

      When electrical appliances are left plugged in

  • 4. 
    Behaviorists believe separation anxiety is usually caused by:
    • A. 

      Instinctive fear of being separated from the pack

    • B. 

      Too much human attention when not left alone

    • C. 

      A chemical imbalance

    • D. 

      Under socialization

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    To avoid destructive chewing, experts recommend:
    • A. 

      Retraining dog's behavior by using a soft-strap muzzle

    • B. 

      Verbally reprimanding the dog as soon as damaged items are discovered

    • C. 

      Leaving the dog in a safe, outside enviroment when left alone

    • D. 

      Providing appropriate chew toys

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Classic KONG rubber chew toys are:
    • A. 

      Renowned for their legendary durability

    • B. 

      Recommended by more vets, trainers and behaviorists than any other dog toy.

    • C. 

      The #1 selling dog toy worldwide

    • D. 

      Made in the USA

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    In order to be happy and well adjusted in a home environment:
    • A. 

      A dog's initial instincts need to be discouraged

    • B. 

      A dog's initial instincts need to be extinguished

    • C. 

      Dogs need regular contact with other dogs

    • D. 

      Dogs need to play

    • E. 

      Dogs need lots of toys

  • 8. 
    To maximize safe use, a Classic KONG rubber chew toy should be:
    • A. 

      Used only under supervision until confident the toy will be used safely

    • B. 

      Properly sized for the dog

    • C. 

      The right rubber formula for the dog

    • D. 

      Inspected frequently, and removed if damaged

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Why is a treat-stuffed KONG often recommended to alleviate separation anxiety?
    • A. 

      The glucose in snacks makes the dog sleepy

    • B. 

      The chemicals in rubber have a natural calming effect

    • C. 

      It keeps the dog occupied immediately after the owner leaves, when separation anxiety is most intense and destructive behavior most often occurs

    • D. 

      Both A and B

    • E. 

      Both A and C

  • 10. 
    Which of these negative behaviors can be traced to a dogs' natural instincts?
    • A. 

      Incessant barking

    • B. 

      Destructive chewing

    • C. 

      Mindless digging

    • D. 

      Chasing moving vehicles

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    What popular cat toy is over 11 inches long?
    • A. 

      Fuzzy Bird

    • B. 

      Straw Cylinder

    • C. 

      Kickeroo

    • D. 

      Wild Tails