The only thing more fascinating than our dog's every move is their history and facts about them. You might think you are a dog expert, but how much do you really know? Challenge your canine knowledge with this quiz, and consider yourself as knowledgeable as your vet!
Throughout this dog trivia quiz, we are going to ask you about some well-known and some little-known dog facts. From the world's oldest breed to the world's heaviest breed, your dog knowledge is going to be put to the test. When you read our question, take a moment to sit and wait before you respond. You wouldn't want to pass up an easy answer because you are so excited to go to the park.
With 35 questions, our dog trivia quiz might even let you in on a few things you didn't know like which organ only dogs and humans have. Dogs are our most beloved animal, and the facts about them are even more amazing. Once you fetch the answers, you will find out exactly how much you know about dogs.
Will you do as well as you think, or will you need to be sent back to obedience school? Answer our trivia questions and find out!
When it's too hot for your pooch, they sweat just like humans. Unlike humans, their sweat glands are located in their paws.
The average male Great Dane can weigh up to 200 pounds and stand up to 34 inches tall with all four paws on the floor. It's no wonder Scooby was always wanting a snack!
While most dogs have cute pink tongues, the chow chow has a a black tongue. The breed dates back to ancient China where it is known as a Songshi Quan. When translated, it actually means puffy lion dog.
Although the Basenji is often called the barkless dog, it is not a silent pooch. The Basenji has a sing-song type of bark that most usually associate with yodeling. They are also know for being extremely intelligent.
Weighing in at a maximum of six pounds, the Chihuahua is the world's smallest dog breed. They might be small, but they tend to think they are big dogs, and they are fiercely protective of their owners.
Without proper exercise and a balanced diet, dogs can suffer from obesity. Obesity is listed by the American Kennel Club as the number one health issue that all dog breeds encounter.
Originally bred to be rescue dogs in the Swiss Alps, the St. Bernard can grow up to 260 pounds! Despite their size, St. Bernards are sociable and loyal to their owners.
The Czechoslovakian breed known as the Cesky terrier is considered the world's rarest breed. With only 350 Cesky terriers in existence, they are also considered one of the world's most expensive breeds.
The human appendix sits between the small intestine and the large intestine, and it has no known function. Luckily for dogs, they are born without them and never know the human agony of having it removed.
The favorite dog of the Queen of England, Corgis are adorable and lively little dogs that make great pets. The Welsh translation of the name Corgi means "dwarf dog."
In addition to providing dogs with greater body heat, they also curl up to protect their organs. It is an evolutionary reflex that protects their organs left over from their days in the wild.
When the "Wizard of Oz" debuted, the popularity of Cairn terriers skyrocketed. During the filming of the musical, Toto was paid $125 per week for being carried around in Dorothy's basket.
Growing up to 20 pounds, the Norwegian Lundehund was originally bred to hunt puffins. The Lundehund's six-toed feet help them keep a firm grip on the snowy and icy Norwegian terrain.
With their large stature and gentle nature, you would never know that the Newfoundland is an excellent swimmer bred to retrieve water foul. They can attribute their swimming skills to their unique webbed feet.
If you watch your dog closely, they have a lot more movement in their ears than humans. With a minimum of 18 muscles in each ear, dogs can move their ears slightly to catch sounds.
For many years, we have believed the myth that dogs are colorblind. While they cannot see as many colors as humans, research has found that they can see black, white, blue and yellow!
Because of the Airedale terrier's size, it is often called the "king of terriers." In addition to being the biggest of all terriers, the Airedale is also known as one of the smartest breeds in the world.
Cartoon royalty's Snoopy is one of the world's most beloved dogs. Snoopy is a beagle, and beagles can weigh up to 24 pounds. They are small hunting dogs known for their keen sense of smell.
The American Kennel Club reports that the most popular dog in the United States is the Labrador retriever. The Labrador has taken the title for 25 consecutive years, and it is also the most popular breed in the United Kingdom.
With a name like the Australian shepherd, you might think that they are from Australia. However, the Australian shepherd is actually a breed that calls the United States the place of its creation.
When puppies are born, they are born without the use of their hearing. They do not begin to hear sounds until they are around three weeks old.
Although dogs do have a sense of taste, they do not taste quite as well as humans. Dogs have around 1,700 taste buds while humans have between 2,000 and 10,000.
Although the Labrador retriever is the most popular breed in both the United States and the United Kingdom, it is originally from Canada. More specifically, the breed was created in Newfoundland when it was still known as Labrador.
With an estimated 75 million dogs in the country, the United States has more dogs than any other country in the world. France is a close second, but the United States wins the prize.
Reaching speeds up to 45 miles per hour, the greyhound is considered the world's fastest dog. Greyhounds also make great companions, and they are extremely loyal to their owners.
It's not only human males who get to enjoy prostate exams. Dogs are the only other animal to have a prostate.
Weighing up to 230 pounds, the mastiff was quite a warrior. During Roman times, the mastiff was fitted with armor and rode alongside mounted Roman army members.
Basset hounds are not meant for the water. Bred for hunting, the Basset hound's long ears and short legs make it impossible for them to swim.
The adorable pooch on the Cracker Jack box is named Bingo. In 1916, the Cracker Jack logo featuring Sailor Jack and Bingo was registered for copyright.
If you were to print your dog's nose, it would leave a unique pattern. In fact, a dog's nose print is as unique and as identifiable as the human fingerprint.
We love our dogs so much that they are considered family. As a result, nearly 70% of us sign our dog's name to our greeting cards.
During the times of the Ancient Egyptians, Salukis were sent out to help track game. The Saluki is known as the world's oldest dog breed.
Rin Tin Tin was a German shepherd. German shepherds are loved for their intelligence, loyalty and their courageousness. They make great guard dogs and great family dogs!
Much like human babies, chihuahuas are born with a soft spot. Also like humans, the fontanel begins to close as the dog matures.
Existing for nearly 7 million years, the Tomarctus is said to the be the grandfather of all dogs. The Tomarctus originally inhabited North America.