How Much Do You Know About Pet Nutrition?

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How Much Do You Know About Pet Nutrition?

This quiz is to assess how much you know about basic healthy pet nutrition for dogs and cats. Do you know what the ingredients are in your dog or cat's food? Do you know what makes a healthy, balanced diet? Take this quiz and find out how much you know and learn more about your pet nutrition.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What do you want to see as the first ingredient in your dog or cat's food?
    • A. 

      Grains

    • B. 

      Meat

    • C. 

      Starch (potato)

    • D. 

      Corn

  • 2. 
    What is "by-product"? (often seen as chicken by-product)
    • A. 

      A mix of meat muscle scraps from various animals

    • B. 

      The remains of dead zoo animals, diseased animals, road kill, euthanized dogs and cats

    • C. 

      Sawdust, cardboard, and paper

    • D. 

      Feet, Backs, Livers, Lungs, Heads, Brains, Kidneys, Stomachs, and Intestines

  • 3. 
    What is "meal"? (example, chicken meal)
    • A. 

      A by-product of chicken

    • B. 

      Dehydrated chicken

    • C. 

      Stomach contents of a chicken

    • D. 

      The meat muscle of a chicken

  • 4. 
    What does it mean when the ingredient is "chicken" or "whole chicken"?
    • A. 

      That the manufacturer used the entire chicken in your bag of dog food

    • B. 

      That some parts of the chicken were used

    • C. 

      The fresh, edible parts of a chicken before cooking

    • D. 

      That no other meat protein source was used

  • 5. 
    What is the difference between puppy, adult, and senior foods?
    • A. 

      Kibble size

    • B. 

      How much you feed

    • C. 

      Protein and fat levels

    • D. 

      Nothing

  • 6. 
    Select all of the ingredients that you do NOT want to see in your pet's food.
    • A. 

      Corn

    • B. 

      Wheat

    • C. 

      By-product

    • D. 

      Soy

    • E. 

      Gluten

  • 7. 
    Should you stay away from foods with ingredients you cannot pronounce, true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What does AAFCO stand for?
    • A. 

      All American Food Coalition of Ontario

    • B. 

      American Animal Feed Control Organization

    • C. 

      All Animal Food Control Officials

    • D. 

      Association of American Feed Control Officials

  • 9. 
    What is true about feeding raw? Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Smaller poops

    • B. 

      It is not a balanaced diet

    • C. 

      It will make your dog want to eat squirrels and cats

    • D. 

      Easy to digest

  • 10. 
    Your pet should not become overweight if you feed him/her according to the feed guildline on the bag of food. True or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Grain-free food is better than foods with grain?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Depends on the individual dog or cat

  • 12. 
    Is there a significant difference in nutritional value between size specific foods and all breed foods? Yes or no?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

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