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How Well Do You Know Your Dog Breeds?

After the Westminster dog show, you may think you're a pro, so prove it.

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  1. 1. Which of the following is currently the most popular breed in the United States?

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    Cocker Spaniel
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    Labrador Retriever
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    Golden Retriever
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    Wrong!

    Labrador Retrievers are number one!

    The Labrador Retriever stole the top spot in 1991 and has remained king ever since. They are followed by Golden Retrievers and German Shepherds .

    Labrador Retrievers are number one!
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  2. 2. Which of the following breeds belongs to the Working group?

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    English Springer Spaniel
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    Australian Shepherd
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    English Mastiff
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    Wrong!

    The English Mastiff is classified as a working dog.

    This gentle giant became popular with the peasants in England, where the dogs were used to keep wolves and other dangerous predators under control.

    The English Mastiff is classified as a working dog.
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  3. 3. The smallest breed of dog is...

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    Yorkshire Terrier
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    Chihuahua
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    Pomeranian
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    Wrong!

    Ay-Chihuahua.

    It's the only "natural" toy breed. Unlike Toy Poodles and other small dogs, it hasn't been purposefully bred to be a smaller version of a larger breed.

    Ay-Chihuahua.
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  4. 4. Which breed is known for having a black tongue.

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    American Staffordshire Terrier
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    St. Bernard
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    Wrong!

    Check out that tongue!

    The origin of the Chow's black tongue is a mystery; we don't know how or why it came about.

    Check out that tongue!
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  5. 5. When you mix a Miniature Poodle with a Shih tzu, you get...

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    Zu-poo
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    Shih-poo
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    Pitzu
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    Wrong!

    You get a Shih-poo. But...

    TRICK QUESTION. Designer dog mixes such as these are not recognized as dog breeds. You would have more luck adopting a needy animal from a shelter.

    You get a Shih-poo. But...
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  6. 6. This dog is considered to be the tallest breed.

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    Newfoundland
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    Irish Wolfhound
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    Great Dane
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    Wrong!

    The Irish Wolfhound is a tall order.

    The Irish Wolfhound is recognized as being the tallest breed of dog in the world, but despite their impressive look, these dogs are very affectionate with people.

    The Irish Wolfhound is a tall order.
  7. 7. The dog from Toy Story is portrayed after which breed?

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    Bull Terrier
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    Smooth Fox Terrier
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    American Staffordshire Terrier
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    He was a Bull Terrier.

    Bull Terriers are also recognizable in older commercials for Target.

    He was a Bull Terrier.
  8. 8. Which breed is known to rarely ever bark?

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    Alaskan Malamute
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    Basenji
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    Saluki
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    Wrong!

    The Basenji is a dog of few words.

    Basenjis may be barkless, but they are not mute. They often make a sort of yodel, howl, and shriek.

    The Basenji is a dog of few words.
  9. 9. Queen Elizabeth II is partial to what breed of dog?

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    English Bulldog
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    King Charles Spaniel
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    Welsh Corgi
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    Wrong!

    The Queen loves her Corgis.

    On her 18th birthday, Princess Elizabeth received her own corgi, Susan, in 1944 from her father. Over the years, she has had more than 30, and most are descendants of Susan.

    The Queen loves her Corgis.
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  10. 10. This breed is the fastest in the world.

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    Greyhound
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    Whippet
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    Pharoah Hound
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    Wrong!

    That blur? That was a Greyhound.

    This guy runs 50% faster than the fastest human, having been clocked at 39 mph.

    That blur? That was a Greyhound.
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