Small Animal Hospital
Patient Receiving : 540-231-4621
Hospital FAX : 540-231-9354
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Veterinary Teaching Hospital
VA-MD Vet Med, Virginia Tech
245 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
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Test Your Pet Health IQ

This quiz is not meant to serve as a diagnostic tool. If you believe your animal needs medical care and/or diagnosis, please contact your primary care veterinarian. Please also note that members of the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine’s faculty are unable to offer medical assistance or answer individual questions about animal health and treatment via email.


1) All dogs and cats infested with fleas will show symptoms.
True
False

2) Fleas, rodents, and rabbits can all transmit tapeworms to dogs and cats.
True
False

3) Cats are omnivores.
True
False

4) Water is the most important nutrient for dogs.
True
False

5) Treats are good for dogs and should be given as often as desired.
True
False

6) Heartworm disease is exclusive to the northern United States.
True
False

7) There is no such thing as an overweight dog or cat. A fat cat is a happy cat.
True
False

8) The Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine’s Community Practice offers full-service out-patient preventive health care to local small animal clients within a 35-mile radius of Blacksburg.
True
False