Are You Smarter Than a Vet Student?

Filling out a scantron

Let’s put your veterinary knowledge to a quick test to see just how much you understand about animal health issues. I hope you have fun coming up with your answers and that you will learn something in the process. My goal is to help you become a savvy medical advocate for those animals you love so dearly.

So, here’s how it works. Before peeking at the answers at the end of the article, review the following questions and choose the response you believe makes the most sense. Then we’ll take a look at how well you did!  

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1. Tapeworms can cause:

A. Increased appetite

B. Weight loss

C. Itchiness around the anus

D. All of the above

2. The best way to diagnose bladder stones is:

A. An X-ray (radiograph) of the abdomen

B. An ultrasound examination of the abdomen

C. Palpation of the abdomen in order to feel the stones within the bladder

D. Through surgery

3. Kennel cough is:

A. Caused by bacteria

B. Caused by viruses

C. The common name for infectious tracheobronchitis

D. All of the above


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