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1. Where are a dog’s sweat glands?
A. On their paw pads
B. On their back
C. In their ears
D. Dogs don’t have sweat glands
Dogs have sweat glands on their paw pads. Their sweat doesn’t help them cool down, but it helps them improve their grip to keep them from slipping.
2. The term “polydactyl” is used to describe:
A. A dog without a tail
B. A bird that cannot fly
C. A cat with extra toes
D. A bird that can talk
Polydactyl cats have extra toes. Normally cats have five toes on the front paws and four on the back, but some cats are born with up to seven toes on any foot.
3. An endotracheal tube is used to:
A. Remove an object from the animal’s stomach
B. Record the animal’s body temperature
C. Put the animal under anesthesia
D. Monitor their heart and respiratory rate
The endotracheal tube is placed down the animal’s trachea to create a passageway for the anesthetic gas to travel. This process is called intubation.