Test Your Knowledge About Veterinary Terms! Trivia Quiz

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Test Your Knowledge About Veterinary Terms! Trivia Quiz

A veterinary doctor is charged with taking care of any sick animal and diagnosing their illnesses too. Do you think you have what it takes to be the best veterinary doctor in your area? The quiz below is perfect for testing out just how much you know about some common veterinary terms. Do give it a try and keep a lookout for others like it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Secretary tissues composed of apocrine and sebaceous  glands located in the anal sac; secretion of the anal glands is stored in the anal sacs and may play a role in territorial marking, as a defense mechanism, or as a pheromone for sexual behavior  
  • 2. 
    Pair of pouches that store an oily,  foul-smelling fluid secreted by the anal glands located in the skin between the internal and external anal sphincters each sac has a duct that opens to the skin at the anal orifice, social interaction
  • 3. 
    Large, shearing cheek tooth; the upper fourth premolar and lower first molar in dogs and the upper third  premolar and lower first molar in cats carnassial teeth may develop abscesses secondary to trauma or disease   
  • 4. 
    Physical makeup of an animal
  • 5. 
    Ingestion of feces 
  • 6. 
    Surgical procedure that cuts vocal folds to soften a dog’s bark; also called devocalization
  • 7. 
    A device placed around the neck and head of dog or cats to prevent them from traumatizing an area; commonly called an E-collar
  • 8. 
    Syndrome characterized by excess fat accumulation in the liver of cats that typically occurs after a period of anorexia.
  • 9. 
    Species that ovulates only as a result of sexual activity (cats, rabbits, ferrets, llamas, camels, and mink)
  • 10. 
    Than normal number of digits
  • 11. 
    Urination on objects to mark territory.
  • 12. 
    Inflammation of fat, usually caused by feeding cats too much oily fish; also called yellow fat disease.
  • 13. 
    Mixed breed of any animal. 
  • 14. 
    Member of a recognized breed.
  • 15. 
    Tame and easygoing.
  • 16. 
    Inducting death of an animal quickly and painlessly; “putting an animal to sleep”
  • 17. 
    Wild; not domesticated
  • 18. 
    Isolation of animal to determine of whether they have or carry a disease.
  • 19. 
    Ability to draw back; feline claws can be drawn back
  • 20. 
    Male animal used for breeding purpose.
  • 21. 
    Emotional and mental qualities of an individual.
  • 22. 
    Way an animal moves
  • 23. 
    Showing lack of confidence or shy
  • 24. 
    Lacking shin to haircoat; also used to describe behavior more lethargic than normal
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