Do You Know How To Give First Aid To Pets? First Aid Quiz

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First aid is the first and immediate assistance given to any person suffering from either a minor or serious illness or injury, with care pro
vided to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening, or to promote recovery. This quiz is designed to test your knowledge of Pet First Aid and based upon the material you have just read.
Please choose the most correct answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    You just witnessed a dog getting hit by a car.  The dog is thrown a few feet but gets up and seems ok.  Do you...

    • A.

      Scold the dog for crossing the road

    • B.

      Thank the driver of the car for teaching your dog a lesson

    • C.

      Call the vet to make an appointment for next week

    • D.

      Call your veterinarian or emergency clinic and prepare to bring the dog in

    Correct Answer
    D. Call your veterinarian or emergency clinic and prepare to bring the dog in
    Explanation
    In this situation, the most appropriate action would be to call the veterinarian or emergency clinic and prepare to bring the dog in. Even though the dog initially seems okay, it is important to have a professional examine the dog for any internal injuries or potential complications that may arise later. It is crucial to prioritize the dog's health and well-being in such a situation.

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  • 2. 

    Your cat seems to be visiting the litterox constantly, squats, and comes out again.  After further investigation, you notice, that he is not actually soiling the box, it is still clean.Does this constitute an emergency siuation?

    • A.

      Yes, the cat is straining to urinate or defecate, and should be examined.

    • B.

      No, the cat just can't make up its mind whether it wants to use the litterbox. You can call the vet after the weekend.

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes, the cat is straining to urinate or defecate, and should be examined.
    Explanation
    The cat's behavior of constantly visiting the litterbox, squatting, and not actually soiling the box indicates that it is experiencing difficulty in urinating or defecating. This straining behavior is a potential sign of a medical issue and should not be ignored. Therefore, it is necessary to have the cat examined by a veterinarian to determine the underlying cause and provide appropriate treatment.

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  • 3. 

    Your friend has a rabbit that suddenly stopped eating.  What advice would you give?

    • A.

      Rabbits are not known to eat during the day.

    • B.

      Lack of appetite in a small mammal could be an indicator of a potential illness and needs to be addressed by a vet.

    • C.

      Try offering something tasty, maybe the rabbit just prefers a treat or a different diet.

    • D.

      None of the above.

    Correct Answer
    B. Lack of appetite in a small mammal could be an indicator of a potential illness and needs to be addressed by a vet.
    Explanation
    Lack of appetite in a small mammal could be an indicator of a potential illness and needs to be addressed by a vet. This is the correct answer because rabbits have a delicate digestive system, and a sudden loss of appetite could be a sign of an underlying health issue. It is important to consult a veterinarian to properly diagnose and treat the rabbit's condition. Offering something tasty or assuming rabbits do not eat during the day may not address the underlying problem and could potentially worsen the rabbit's health.

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  • 4. 

    Your cat just jumped from the top of the fridge, cried and is now limping on three legs, the injured leg is dangling.  Do you...

    • A.

      Wait a few hours to see if she gets better, maybe its just a bad sprain

    • B.

      Try to set the leg, using sticks, rolled up newspaper and masking tape, then rush to the vet

    • C.

      Try to stabilize the leg, without causing further injury, and get someone to drive you to the emergency vet immediately

    • D.

      Give her an aspirin or and advil and rush her to the vet, as she is clearly in a lot of pain

    Correct Answer
    C. Try to stabilize the leg, without causing further injury, and get someone to drive you to the emergency vet immediately
    Explanation
    Given that the cat is limping on three legs and the injured leg is dangling, it is evident that the cat is in pain and requires immediate medical attention. Stabilizing the leg without causing further injury is crucial to prevent any additional harm to the cat. Getting someone to drive to the emergency vet immediately ensures that the cat receives prompt professional care and increases the chances of a successful recovery.

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  • 5. 

    Plants from the Lily family are highly toxic to cats

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Plants from the Lily family are highly toxic to cats. This means that if cats come into contact with or ingest any part of a Lily plant, it can be harmful and potentially fatal to them. It is important for cat owners to be aware of this and keep their cats away from any Lily plants to ensure their safety and well-being.

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  • 6. 

    What would you recommend to someone you witnessed feeding chocolate chips as treats to their chihuahua?

    • A.

      I would not dare interfere with someone else's pet.

    • B.

      You would step in right away and politely but firmly explain that chocolate could be toxic and offer to drive them to the nearest vet clinic

    • C.

      Chocolate chips are too small to cause a problem, interference is not required

    • D.

      What a waste, I would ask if I could have some chocolate

    Correct Answer
    B. You would step in right away and politely but firmly explain that chocolate could be toxic and offer to drive them to the nearest vet clinic
    Explanation
    The correct answer suggests that it is important to intervene and inform the person about the potential toxicity of chocolate for dogs. By offering to drive them to the nearest vet clinic, it shows concern for the chihuahua's well-being and willingness to help in a responsible manner. This response prioritizes the safety and health of the dog over personal preferences or avoiding interference.

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  • 7. 

    Is a bleeding toenail considered an emergency in regards to birds?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A bleeding toenail in birds can be considered an emergency because birds have a high metabolic rate and any significant blood loss can lead to complications or even death. Additionally, birds have a delicate circulatory system, and bleeding can be difficult to control. Therefore, it is important to seek immediate veterinary care to address the bleeding and prevent further harm to the bird.

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  • 8. 

    You are camping and your friend's dog comes back from a stroll with porcupine quills in his face and mouth.  Do you...

    • A.

      Offer your friend to take them out with pliers

    • B.

      Offer your friend to bring the dog to the vet clinic

    • C.

      Offer your friend another beer, and laugh at the dog's funny face

    • D.

      Run into the bush to see if you can catch the porcupine

    Correct Answer
    B. Offer your friend to bring the dog to the vet clinic
    Explanation
    It is important to bring the dog to the vet clinic because removing porcupine quills can be a delicate and potentially painful process. Veterinarians have the necessary tools and expertise to safely remove the quills without causing further harm or infection to the dog. It is the best course of action to ensure the dog's well-being and prevent any complications that may arise from attempting to remove the quills without professional help.

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  • 9. 

    You come home to find that your cat has vomited in multiple piles all over the house.You call the emergency clinic, and most likely the advice you got would be to...

    • A.

      Go to the pet store to pick up some hairball remedy

    • B.

      Wait until tomorrow to see your regular vet

    • C.

      Bring the cat in for an exam

    • D.

      Cook some lean meat with rice, to see if it will settle the stomach

    Correct Answer
    C. Bring the cat in for an exam
    Explanation
    Based on the given scenario, the most likely advice would be to bring the cat in for an exam. Vomiting in multiple piles all over the house could be a sign of a more serious underlying health issue that requires immediate attention. By bringing the cat in for an exam, a veterinarian can properly diagnose the cause of the vomiting and provide appropriate treatment. This is the best course of action to ensure the cat's well-being and address any potential health concerns.

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  • 10. 

    I found this lesson on Pet First Aid to be...

    • A.

      Fun, exciting

    • B.

      Interesting, informative

    • C.

      Ok

    • D.

      Boring

    • E.

      Too much work

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Fun, exciting
    B. Interesting, informative
    C. Ok
    D. Boring
    E. Too much work
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is a list of different adjectives that can be used to describe one's opinion about the lesson on Pet First Aid. It suggests that the person found the lesson to be a combination of fun, exciting, interesting, informative, okay, boring, and too much work.

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