Time For a Refresh!
Before your begin the Gold Paw certification, take a few minutes to review the answers to the Silver Paw quizzes, found below. This will help refresh your memory about the concepts found in those modules, which will be built upon in the Gold Paw certification.
MODULE 1: VITAMINS
What does AAFCO stand for?
American Association of Feed Control Officials
American Association of Food Control Officers
Association of American Feed Control Officials
Association of America for Control Officials
How many essential vitamins does your pet need?
Pets need vitamin adjustments during different life stages.
Vaccines do not impact your pets need for vitamins.
What is avitaminosis?
When vitamins are increased and the pet is healthy and thriving.
When vitamins are lacking and health problems ensue.
When vitamins are lacking but the pet can correct the issue on their own.
How many groups are vitamins divided into?
A vitamin is liposoluable if it is...
MODULE 2: MINERALS
Excess minerals can negatively affect metabolism.
Small quantity minerals are not as crucial as large quantity minerals.
Trace minerals include: calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, sodium, potassium, sulphur, and chloride.
What are chelated minerals?
Minerals that are not absorbed into the body.
Minerals that have negative impacts on joints.
Minerals that are easily absorbed in the body.
Minerals that cause deficiencies to the heart and digestive system.
Chelated minerals are:
None of the above
All of the above
Macroelements are minerals that are important in large quantities.
Sardine, pork, lentils, molasses, potato, sweet potato, and parsnip are examples of which macroelement?
Table salt, seaweed, canned salmon, cod, herring and haddock are examples of which trace element?
MODULE 3: PROTEIN, FATS AND OILS
Meat meal and meat by-product meal are essentially the same ingredient.
False, meat by-product is dehydrated protein.
False, meat meal is a more concentrated form of protein derived from only flesh and skin.
False, meat meal and meat by-product are both unhealthy protein sources.
Fish by-product meal contains more protein than fish meal.
Egg powder breakdown consists of 50% proteins and 27% fat.
Egg powder consists of dehydrated eggs, including shells.
Chicken fat is highly digestible and provides ______ as many calories as protein.
Omega-3 and omega-6 has been shown to be beneficial for healthy skin and joints.
Chicken Liver is a protein and fat-rich food source for:
MODULE 4: RECOMMENDED FOODS
Pumpkin is a great source of vitamin B12.
Recommended dairy proteins that are beneficial for pets are...
Red beans, brown lentils, pinto beans, white beans, small white beans, lima beans and chickpeas are examples of what?
Vegetables provide many healthy nutrients to pets.
Which of the following are recommended vegetables for pets?
Which of the following are recommended animal proteins that can be served raw?
Liver and hearts can be great treat or snack options for a pet.