Past Trivia

Question for Saturday, April 4 2020

The national dog of Japan is the ___, a stunning dog with a curled tail and a thick double-coat. Helen Keller had one named Kamikaze-go!

  • Tosa Inu
  • Akita Inucorrect answer
  • Kishu Ken
  • Scottish Terrier

The Akita Inu, the national dog of Japan, is slightly smaller with different allowable colors & patterns compared to the American Akita!

Question for Friday, April 3 2020

Step into spring with style with our ___, purrfect for afternoon gardening or taking a leisurely walk around the neighborhood.

  • Super Cozy™ Puzzles Galore Pocket Wraps
  • Catffeinated Cat Mugs
  • Positively Inspired Slide Sandalscorrect answer
  • Festival Pets Memory Foam Indoor Mats

Pick up a pair of Positively Inspired Slide Sandals while they're on sale with FREE shipping! Hurry, you don't want to miss out! Click for Photos & Special Offer! →

Question for Thursday, April 2 2020

____ is picked up from infected feces or contaminated water. It causes diarrhea, upset stomach, and even sometimes weight loss.

  • Scabies
  • Lyme disease
  • Ringworm
  • Giardiacorrect answer

Giardia can affect cats & humans too. See what you can do to get your pet healthy and keep yourself safe from this nasty parasite. Click for Photos & Helpful Info! →

Question for Wednesday, April 1 2020

3-year-old Bosco is small but mighty! This tiny dachshund loves to carry around ____ that are over 3 times his size!

  • Tennis balls
  • Basketballs
  • Stickscorrect answer
  • Stuffed toys

Bosco's mom has started an Instagram page for her stick-loving pup. See how he manages to run around with these huge sticks! Click for Photos, Video & More! →

Question for Tuesday, March 31 2020

Last month, we worked with Halo on an extra special donation… delivering over  _____ cans of their premium pet food to shelters & rescues.

  • 22,000
  • 64,000
  • 155,000correct answer
  • One billion

In partnership with Greatergood.org, we recently donated over 155,000 cans of Halo pet food... that's more than 327,000 meals of the very best food for shelter pets - Thank you Halo!!

Question for Monday, March 30 2020

____ are on the front lines treating patients and need all the support they can get. That’s where Wynn, the ___, comes in.

  • Firefighters, service cat
  • Grocery store workers, rescue pig
  • Lifeguards, rescue horse
  • Doctors, service dogcorrect answer

Susan, an ER doctor, brings her service dog in training to work with her. See how Wynn is helping Susan's co-workers with stress & anxiety. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, March 29 2020

Properly trained dogs can become expert trackers & detectors, and it’s no wonder — their noses have roughly ___ olfactory receptors!

  • 22
  • 22,000
  • 22,000,000
  • 220,000,000correct answer

Your dog's nose contains around 220,000,000 olfactory receptors. No wonder they can detect explosives, avalanche victims, & even cancer!

Question for Saturday, March 28 2020

Studies have shown that urban coyotes, a much-vilified relative of our domestic dog BFFs, subsist mostly on ___.

  • Pets
  • Garbage
  • Rodentscorrect answer
  • Songbirds

Though urban coyotes can be a danger to unattended small pets, they vastly prefer small rodents, including invasive rats.

Question for Friday, March 27 2020

Help your dog survive a house fire by having a working smoke detector, keeping extra leashes near all your doors, & putting up ___!

  • Holiday wreath timers
  • Emergency pet alert decalscorrect answer
  • Poison control hotline stickers
  • Pet-friendly umbrellas

Emergency pet alert decals tell rescuers that a pet may need saving, too. But those aren't the only items you should have in your emergency kit! Click for Photos & Helpful Info! →

Question for Thursday, March 26 2020

Dachshund named Rolo ___ because he was so happy that everyone has been home more due to the quarantine. His vet said it will take a week to heal.

  • Hurt his tongue
  • Broke a nail
  • Sprained his tail correct answer
  • Lost his hearing

Rolo was so happy to see more of his humans that he sprained his tail from wagging it too much! Go see how he's recovering. Click for Photos, Video & More! →

Question for Wednesday, March 25 2020

Shelters across the country are overwhelmed. They have more pets, less staff & many are forced to close. Fostering their pets will save lives… and we’re helping by providing…

  • Collars & leashes
  • Toys & treats
  • Nutritious food
  • All of these!correct answer

Foster heroes are saving dogs and cats by the 1,000s… and with your help we can provide emergency care kits to support them, and allow others to join in to save more lives! Click to Help! →

Question for Tuesday, March 24 2020

While people are ___ for the next few weeks, it’s still important that dogs get their ___. And we have ways to help!

  • Home cooking; dog food
  • Watching TV; favorite shows
  • Out shopping; baths
  • Self-isolating; exercise correct answer

Looking for ways to exercise your dog while you self-isolate? Avoid busy parks & try one of these 6 ways to exercise your pup & their mind. Click for Photos & Helpful Tips! →

Question for Monday, March 23 2020

Maui was returned to the shelter three times for being “untrainable”, but this ___ dog needed to be taught hand signals instead of verbal cues.

  • Blind
  • Deafcorrect answer
  • Tailless
  • Hairless

Maui, a deaf shepherd mix, needed a little patience and some visual cues to help train her. Now she's getting all the love she deserves. Click for Photos, Video & More! →

Question for Sunday, March 22 2020

Catching a lost dog near a busy street can be difficult and dangerous. Be safe, attentive to your surroundings, and try:

  • Observing their behavior
  • Moving slowly & talking softly
  • Luring him into the car
  • Any of the abovecorrect answer

A scared dog may run into traffic, so observe his behavior, move slowly, talk softly, & try luring him into the car instead of chasing it.

Question for Saturday, March 21 2020

___ affects mostly large, smooth-coated breeds. It can be repeated or even chronic, and can be distressing for both dog and human.

  • Flat hair disease
  • Happy tail syndromecorrect answer
  • Angry hippo disorder
  • Grievous nose dampness

Happy tail syndrome is when an overexcited dog wags his tail so hard he damages it, sometimes repeatedly. Has this happened to your pup?

Question for Friday, March 20 2020

Like many children, Bear the puppy was born with ___. She especially needed help eating!

  • Cognitive dysfunction
  • Arthritis
  • Heart disease
  • A cleft palatecorrect answer

Her cleft palate meant Bear needed help eating as a puppy. As she grew up, she got surgery to correct it, & today she's a whole new dog! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Thursday, March 19 2020

___ is a necessary, but sometimes challenging ordeal. Don’t avoid it or you can cause pain in your pup’s feet and limbs!

  • Nail trimmingcorrect answer
  • Bathing
  • Ear cleaning
  • Teeth brushing

Though painless, this Pit Bull pretended to faint while getting her nails trimmed! Some dogs are a bit more dramatic than others… Click for Photos, Video & More! →

Question for Wednesday, March 18 2020

This is serious stuff. Animal shelters are overwhelmed with more pets being surrendered and fewer getting adopted – and many are closing. We’re urgently working to help them by…

  • Providing supplies
  • Supporting fosters
  • Donating food
  • All of thesecorrect answer

We’re helping shelters feed and care for their pets but it’s changing daily and many shelters are now closing. There’s still time to evacuate their pets into foster care… and you can help! Click for More! →

Question for Tuesday, March 17 2020

Which is known to be true regarding your pet, COVID-19, and humans? Pets can ____ from COVID-19 from humans.

  • Be infected
  • NOT be infected correct answer
  • Get sick
  • No one knows

Stay safe & informed. The World Health Organization has found zero evidence that your pet can contract COVID-19 from humans. Click for Photos & Helpful Info! →

Question for Monday, March 16 2020

Many houseplants are toxic to your pet, but there are some that are pet-friendly. Which of these is NOT toxic to your pet?

  • Hens & chickscorrect answer
  • Lilies
  • Asparagus Fern
  • Ivy

Hens & chicks are wonderful plants that you can safely bring into your home. Other plants should be avoided. Do you know which ones are toxic? Click for Photos & Helpful Info! →

Question for Sunday, March 15 2020

Which of these famous paintings has a dog in it?

  • American Gothic
  • Self-Portrait With Small Monkeycorrect answer
  • The Starry Night
  • Girl With A Pearl Earring

Iconic Mexican painter Frida Kahlo featured Xoloitzcuintli dogs in many of her paintings, including Self-Portrait With Small Monkey.

Question for Saturday, March 14 2020

Originating in Turkey where it was kept for livestock protection, this breed is large, white, & has great sight and hearing.

  • Akbash dogcorrect answer
  • Anatolian shepherd
  • Maltese
  • Polish Tatra sheepdog

Akbash dogs are large, all white, and lean, with sighthound ancestry. They're calm, independent, & good guardians!

Question for Friday, March 13 2020

If your window is a doggie TV, happy birds are great actors. Attract them by adding a ___ to the yard; just not too close to the window!

  • Purple Paws & Hearts Wind Chime
  • Ramen Bowl with Chopsticks
  • Air KONG® Squeaker Bone
  • Paws & Hearts Medallion Glass Bird Bathcorrect answer

Set your yard up with the Paws & Hearts Medallion Glass Bird Bath this spring. You'll be glad it's on sale & feeds 35 shelter animals, too! Click for Photos & Special Offer! →

Question for Thursday, March 12 2020

Phoenix has a rare condition called Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) that affects his ___. But it hasn’t impacted his personality!

  • Skin
  • Hair
  • Nails
  • Skin & haircorrect answer

SLE is an autoimmune disorder that causes inflammation of the skin and hair loss. He might look a little funny, but his heart is still sweet. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Wednesday, March 11 2020

Kratu made quite the name for himself because he broke all the ___ rules at a recent Crufts show. I don’t think officials minded though.

  • Agilitycorrect answer
  • Flyball
  • Dock diving
  • Naptime

During Kratu's last agility competition, he 'hid' in the tunnels, ran around with one of the poles, and followed his nose around the course! Click for Photos, Video & More! →

Question for Tuesday, March 10 2020

Having a reliable daycare for your pup can be a great way to provide socialization & let them burn some energy. They should have …

  • Space for napping
  • Staff supervision
  • Double security doors
  • All of the abovecorrect answer

Staff supervision, extra gates, & space for napping is a good start. Check out the scheduled naptime at this South Korean daycare. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Monday, March 9 2020

We sometimes find ___ a bit tedious; it’s wet, cold, & inconvenient. But our pups look out the window and see a ___!

  • Frost, car
  • Rain, lantern
  • Snow, toycorrect answer
  • Mud, house

Does your dog love the snow as much as mine? Some dogs like Maple see it as a toy, and now she has new snow goggles to play with. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, March 8 2020

Have you ever seen a pack of adorable curly-tailed pugs together? If so, be sure to call them a ___.

  • Gaggle
  • Puggle
  • Piggle
  • Grumblecorrect answer

If you see a pack of pugs, be sure to call them by their correct name -- a grumble!

Question for Saturday, March 7 2020

We all love classic dog films, especially on cold days. Which of these famous dog movies both begins and ends on Christmas?

  • Milo and Otis
  • The Fox and the Hound
  • Lady and the Trampcorrect answer
  • Homeward Bound

You should absolutely watch them all again because they're great movies, but it's Lady and the Tramp that begins and ends on Christmas!

Question for Friday, March 6 2020

___ is a popular treat during summer that we like to share with our dogs, but is particularly dangerous if they try to swallow it.

  • Corn on the cobcorrect answer
  • Broccoli
  • Popsicles
  • Ice cream

If your dog happens to swallow a whole corn cob, then a trip to the vet is in order. See why most vets warn against sharing this favorite side dish. Click for Photos & Helpful Info! →

Question for Thursday, March 5 2020

The ______ program has donated an additional 340 million pieces of kibble and vaccinated over 227,000 shelter pets… for just 17 cents a day per member!

  • Feed More
  • Kibble Pluscorrect answer
  • Chow Club
  • Yummy Tummy

Kibble Plus doubles your daily kibble donation & has fed & cared for A LOT more hungry shelter dogs $ cats - Seriously big impact for just 17 cents a day ($5 bucks a month)! Click for More! →

Question for Wednesday, March 4 2020

GreaterGood is partnering with Underwater Dogs photographer ___ in an effort to help shelter pets get adopted!

  • Moira Vanguard
  • Daniel Fox
  • Taylor Humphreys
  • Seth Casteelcorrect answer

The winner of our One Picture Saves a Life Challenge gets an in-person photography training session with Seth Casteel. Check it out! Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Tuesday, March 3 2020

Percy is going viral for winning a game of ____ against his guardian, Sarah. He picked up the pieces and placed them himself!

  • Monopoly
  • Catan
  • Solitaire
  • Connect 4correct answer

Percy got the hang of Connect 4 fast and beat his guardian in this recorded match. Do you think your dog could outsmart you in a game? Click for Video & More! →

Question for Monday, March 2 2020

Denver helps his sister Star navigate her surroundings because she’s ___. Now the puppy pair are being put up for adoption together.

  • Blind
  • Deaf
  • Hairless
  • Blind & deafcorrect answer

Star was born blind & deaf, but her brother Denver is acting as her guide dog, helping her get around & gain some confidence. Click for Photos & More! →

Question for Sunday, March 1 2020

As dogs age, they can develop ___. Symptoms can include coughing & lethargy, but a vet will need an X-ray or echocardiogram to diagnose.

  • Cardiac dysplasia
  • Dilated cardiomyopathy correct answer
  • Cardiogenesis
  • Atopic dermatitis

Dilated cardiomyopathy is more common in certain breeds like Great Danes and boxers, but talk to your vet if you notice the symptoms!

Question for Saturday, February 29 2020

One way to tell if your dog is a good weight, is to try to feel their ___ with your hands. If you can’t, then it might be time for a diet!

  • Ribscorrect answer
  • Belly button
  • Heartbeat
  • Tail

If you can't see or feel your dog's ribs, ask the vet about getting your dog in shape. It's easier than you think!