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The Ultimate Vacationing with Your Pet Quiz
by Staff
With so many pet owners in the world, more and more of them are planning to vacation with their pets. Take our quiz to check out your traveling pet smarts.

What is one basic consideration that you must take care of when you plan to travel with a pet?

  • You should visit a vet to procure pet motion sickness medication and pet tranquilizers.
  • You should phone ahead to ensure that designations and stops along the way allow or accommodate pets.
  • You should take an overnight test trip a few weeks before vacation to ensure that that your pet travels well.

How many dogs are said to have survived the sinking of the Titanic?

  • None, all pets that boarded the Titanic never saw land again.
  • Four dogs, two cats and three canaries survived the sinking of the Titanic.
  • Only two out of the several dogs on board survived when the Titanic sunk.

What is the name of the only cruise line that allows dogs on at least two of their cruise ships?

  • Cunard Line
  • Oceania Cruises
  • Regent Seven Seas

On Cunard’s two ships that allow pets, are there restrictions as to where a pet can venture on the ships?

  • Pets are restricted to specially equipped luxury staterooms only.
  • Pets are restricted to the onboard kennels and exercise areas only.
  • Pets are allowed in common areas on the ships if muzzled, on a leash and wearing a doggie diaper.

What is the main issue that is responsible for the fact that most cruise lines do not allow pets on their ships?

  • Passengers pay a lot for tickets on a cruise and do not want to encounter doggie doo on the decks.
  • Most lines have tested having pets aboard but consumers threatened to boycott cruise lines allowing pets.
  • Many countries have strict quarantine and entrance laws concerning animals.

What percentages of people in America typically take pets along with them when they travel?

  • 67 percent
  • 53 percent
  • 44 percent

How many owned dogs were there in America at the end of 2009?

  • 46.3 million
  • 58.9 million
  • 77.5 million

What should you do before you take your pet camping with you?

  • Make sure that all of your pet’s immunizations are up to date.
  • Make sure you treat your pet with flea and tick repellant as often as necessary.
  • Both of the above are important for camping pets.

What is a basic rule of thumb when travelling with a pet?

  • Tranquilize your pet before starting out on your journey.
  • Always scoop the poop, never leave excrement for someone else to discover by accident.
  • Both of the above are basic rules of thumb for dealing with travelling pets.

What percentage of dog owners admit to telephoning their dog while they are travelling?

  • 33 percent
  • 47 percent
  • 56 percent

Which state has the best pet-friendly beaches in the United States?

  • California
  • Florida
  • Virginia

Which animal was the world’s first astronaut?

  • a monkey
  • a dog
  • a mouse

What is a rule at most theme parks that allow pets, if you take your animal along with you?

  • You may not take your pet on the rides but you can put it in an unsupervised kennel.
  • You may not take your pet on the rides but you can keep it with you on a leash.
  • Both of the above are true of many theme parks.

How much did the smallest full-grown dog in history weigh?

  • one and a half pounds
  • two-thirds of a pound
  • four ounces

Before New York City passed a law in 1978 forcing owners to pick up after their dogs, how many pounds of dog excrement were deposited along its streets annually?

  • 40 million pounds
  • 33 million pounds
  • 29 million pounds

What is common regarding pets in most state and national parks?

  • State and national parks are about the only places left on earth where your pets have complete freedom.
  • State and national parks have very strict rules governing pets and owners entering a park.
  • Most state and national parks have a complete ban on pets from entering their borders.

What is a restriction that many parks have regarding pets?

  • Pets on leashes are only allowed to roam within 50 feet of any road.
  • Pets on leashes are only allowed to roam within 75 feet of any road.
  • Pets on leashes are only allowed to roam within 100 feet of any road.

What is the strictly enforced maximum leash length that you are allowed to have a dog on?

  • six feet
  • eight feet
  • 10 feet

How many miles of cross-country ski trails that allow dogs are there in the Lake Tahoe ski area?

  • 6.9 miles
  • 5.5 miles
  • 4.6 miles

The third most popular pet to own in America is a parakeet. About how many Americans own parakeets?

  • about 21 million
  • about 14 million
  • about seven million