You love Fido and Fluffy very much. (And they love you, too!) But you can't help it: While you're thinking of ways to green your life, you also find yourself wondering how to reduce your pet's carbon paw print. Take our ten-question quiz to learn more about the green side of pets.
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Where would you go to find a pet?
The corner pet store.
A private breeder.
What do you do when your pup leaves doo-doo for you?
I leave it in my neighbor's' yard or the nearby park and pray that no one is watching.
I use a biodegradable bag to pick it up and then I flush it down the toilet.
I pick it up and then throw it in the garbage.
In 1880, John Muir explored an Alaskan glacier with a dog named ___ .
Rin Tin Tin
What do cat litter and coal have in common?
Cat litter contains a type of clay that is strip-mined.
Dust from cat litter contributes to climate change.
Cat-litter lobbyists flood the coffers of politicians.
Cat-litter factory workers can contract black lung.
In 2007, about 100 different brands of pet food were recalled because the wheat gluten in them that was imported from China was contaminated with:
Your feline friend is:
According to some estimates, how many exotic birds are smuggled into the U.S. from the southern border every year?
Tetrachlorvinphos and propoxur are carcinogens commonly found in:
Which of these commonly used food ingredients listed on cans of dog and cat food is good for your pet's health?
BHA and BHT
Because of pet chew toys, many pets are more contaminated with toxins than humans are.