For Active Dogs! Trivia
Answers to all trivia questions are found in past For Active Dogs! newsletters
This test, first published in the 70’s, was thought by many to be the definitive test for determining whether an animal had the most basic of self-concepts – the ability to recognize that it has a body (1). What is the test called?
The Mirror Mark Test
What's one of the four characteristics of an ideal canine family member?
Temperament, behavioral health, physical health and longevity, and structure.
If you want to improve your dog’s strength, you must progressively increase the total work that your dog’s muscles do. What do we mean by total work?
Total Work is a combination of the frequency, duration, and intensity that your dog experiences.
There are three main components to a dog's nervous system. Most of us are familiar with the sensory and motor components. What is the third component?
Proprioception is the third component of the nervous system
Found in Volume 3 | Issue 10 | September 2020 - Proprioception – How To Hone Your Dog’s Injury-Prevention System
What are the 6 types of fitness exercises?
The components of fitness are strength, proprioception, balance, flexibility, proprioception, and aerobic capacity
We all know that humans have 5 senses. But recently a 6th sense has been identified in dogs. What is it?
The ability to sense heat
Can you name a science-based canine fitness program that explains exactly how to work your dogs to overload?
Fit for Life/Fit to be Tied, by Avidog-Zink Ventures
How does nose work affect your dog's emotions?
It gives your dog a more positive view on life
When you are strength-training your dog and thus using lots of treats, what’s the best way to know whether your dog is gaining fat or muscle?
The Tissue Tent Test.
Which of these two factors affects a dog’s scenting ability more?
A. Being brachycephalic (having a short muzzle like a pug),
B. Being out of condition.
B. Being out of condition
What is the reason to add antioxidants to your dog's diet?
Antioxidants improve learning and memory (everyone wants that don't they?)
When your dog gets alarmed (eg. thunder storm) is he more likely to turn his head to the right or left?
What powerful anti-inflammatory food is probably in your pantry right now?
Found in Volume 2 | Issue 5 | April 2019 - The 'Cure' in Curcumin: This Spice May Be The Solution to Your Dog's Lameness
What supplement can reduce the severity of canine allergies?
What are 3 things that lengthen a dogs telomeres and thus increase longevity?
Regular physical activity, diet containing fresh food and antioxidants, and low stress
When your dog sits up on its haunches, does it put more or less pressure on its articular facets (vertebral joints) than when going up stairs?
Less pressure. A dog puts MUCH more pressure on its articular facets by just standing still, going up or down stairs or doing the sit-to-stand exercise than when sitting up. (Feb 2018)
What is the most common toe injured in agility dogs?
The 5th digits (outside toes) are the most commonly injured, and those injuries were twice as common in the front feet as compared to the rear feet.