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The Ultimate Bordetella Vaccine Quiz
by Staff
Just like people, house pets may be carriers of bacterial, viral and fungal diseases. Take this quiz to find out about the Bordetella vaccine for your pet.

According to a 2007 survey, what percent of U.S. homes have at least one pet?

  • 45 percent
  • 63 percent
  • 78 percent

What are the most popular house pets?

  • dogs and cats
  • dogs and fish
  • cats and birds

Pet owners spend the most money on what item for their pet?

  • food
  • veterinarian
  • toys

What vaccination may protect your animal from kennel cough?

  • distemper
  • Bordetella
  • parvo

What type of illness is kennel cough?

  • bacterial
  • viral
  • fungal

How may your dog catch kennel cough?

  • close exposure to other dogs
  • long periods of exposure to other dogs
  • both answers

What dogs are required to have the Bordetella vaccine?

  • dogs that stay in kennels
  • dogs that stay overnight at the veterinarian's office
  • both answers

What are cilia?

  • hair-like structures
  • located in the respiratory tract
  • both answers

What are the symptoms of kennel cough?

  • harsh and hacking cough
  • sneezing
  • running nose and eyes

Why may kennel cough become a complex infection?

  • suppress the immune system
  • catch additional viruses
  • both answers

What is the scientific name for kennel cough?

  • Bordetella bronchiseptica
  • Retrovirus
  • Sarcoptes scabiei

How long is the incubation period of Bordetella bronchiseptica?

  • two to four days
  • four to seven days
  • two to fourteen days

What other animals may catch the Bordetella bronchiseptica germ?

  • cats
  • pigs
  • both answers

What is the human version of Bordetella bronchiseptica?

  • whooping cough
  • measles
  • rubella

How is the Bordetella vaccine offered?

  • live vaccine
  • inactive vaccine
  • both answers