Dalmatians, mastiffs, beagles, poodles and pugs ... how much do you know about beloved dog breeds? Test your dog breed knowledge.
Which of these dogs is least likely to become aggressive?
- Golden Retriever
- Pit bull
Where are poodles originally from?
What were basset hounds originally bred for?
What kind of dog is Snoopy?
Which breed of dog looks like it has dreadlocks?
Which of these breeds was the dog in the anime series (and film!) Cowboy Bebop?
- Jack Russell terrier
Which breed of dog is most commonly used in animal testing?
- Labrador retrievers
- German Shepherds
Which of these breeds is not like the other?
- Chinese shar pei
True or False? All Chihuahuas look like the Taco Bell dog.
Speaking of Pomeranians, from what breed did these little guys descend?
- sled dogs
What was Queen Victoria's favorite kind of dog?
- English bulldog
- Yorkshire terrier
Which of these dogs shows up in 15 of Picasso's paintings.
- a poodle
- a weimaraner
- a dachshund
German shepherds became popular in the U.S. after which war?
- Franco-Prussian War
What is the oldest dog breed?
- Pharaoh hound
- Siberian huskies
- no one knows
What were Dalmatians originally bred for?
- to protect carriages from robbers
- to rescue people from fires
- to star in Disney movies
What's in the barrels that St. Bernards carry on their necks?
What does shih tzu mean?
- little lion
- little bear
- little prince
Where did golden retrievers originate?
William Wegman's photo series, "Dogs in Coats," features which breed?
- pit bulls
What was the heaviest dog ever recorded?
- an English mastiff
- an Irish wolfhound
- the Newfoundland
What was the smallest dog ever recorded?
- a poodle
- a Chihuahua
- a pug
What kind of dog is featured in George Rodrigue's "Blue Dogs" series?
- a Chihuahua/corgi mix
- a terrier/spaniel mix
- a labradoodle
What breed was Tintin's dog, Snowy?
- a wire fox terrier
- a kishu
- a Bolognese
What breed is the family dog, Isis, on Downton Abbey?
- golden retriever
- yellow labrador retriever
What breed of dog is Benji?
- a springer spaniel
- a labradoodle
- a female mixed breed
What the heck is a labradoodle?
- a labrador retriever crossed with a poodle
- a lagotto romagnolo crossed with any small breed
- a genetically modified poodle
How fast can whippets run?
- up to 15 miles per hour
- 15-20 miles per hour
- over 35 miles per hour
Samoyeds were originally bred as herders. What animal did they help herd?
What breed of dog is Old Yeller?
- a lab/mastiff mix
- a yellow lab
- a golden retriever
Which of these isn't an official color for a labrador retriever, according to the American Kennel Club?