How Well Do You Know Your Dog Breeds?

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How Well Do You Know Your Dog Breeds?

All the breeds in this quiz can be seen at the 116th All-breed Dog Show at the Salem Civic Center through Saturday, August 4. Type in your own name below to begin. (Source for photos and facts: American Kennel Club)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This is the only breed of dog that has lived in the White House three times, with Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eisenhower and George W. Bush.
    • A. 

      Scottish terrier

    • B. 

      Standard poodle

    • C. 

      Border terrier

    • D. 

      Cairn terrier

  • 2. 
    The breed’s heavy white coat helps the dogs blend in with the sheep they protect.
    • A. 

      Shetland sheepdog

    • B. 

      Komondor

    • C. 

      Vizsla

    • D. 

      Akita

  • 3. 
    This breed’s name means “butterfly” in French.
    • A. 

      Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen

    • B. 

      Maltese

    • C. 

      Pekingese

    • D. 

      Papillon

  • 4. 
    The national dog of Cuba.
    • A. 

      Finnish lapphund

    • B. 

      Brittany

    • C. 

      Havanese

    • D. 

      Chow Chow

  • 5. 
    Breeding of this small "Lion Dog" was a favorite pastime of Chinese imperial rulers.
    • A. 

      Xoloitzcuintli

    • B. 

      Pomeranian

    • C. 

      Chihuahua

    • D. 

      Shih Tzu

  • 6. 
    This was the favored dog of Russian aristocracy. Described as having a cat-like, independent nature.
    • A. 

      Borzoi

    • B. 

      Irish wolfhound

    • C. 

      Schipperke

    • D. 

      Pulik

  • 7. 
    The smallest breeding size of a poodle recognized by competitive dog registries.
    • A. 

      Miniature poodle

    • B. 

      Standard poodle

    • C. 

      Teacup poodle

    • D. 

      Toy poodle

  • 8. 
    Known as the “Corgi with a tail.” Older of the two Corgi breeds.
    • A. 

      Cardigan Welsh corgi

    • B. 

      Pembroke Welsh corgi

    • C. 

      Cavalier King Charles spaniel

    • D. 

      English toy spaniel

  • 9. 
    In 1888, Queen Victoria fell in love with this breed in Florence, Italy, and brought the specimen back to England, influencing its popularity dramatically.
    • A. 

      Miniature poodle

    • B. 

      Pomeranian

    • C. 

      Welsh Springer spaniel

    • D. 

      Rottweiler

  • 10. 
    This dog earned the nickname “little devil with a moustache.”
    • A. 

      Cairn terrier

    • B. 

      Fox terrier

    • C. 

      Affenpinscher

    • D. 

      Borzoi

  • 11. 
    The breed is featured in a number of American films and TV series, such as "Air Bud," "Full House," "Homeward Bound," "Up," "Pushing Daisies" and "The Drew Carey Show."
    • A. 

      Mastiff

    • B. 

      Old English sheepdog

    • C. 

      Yorkshire terrier

    • D. 

      Golden retriever

  • 12. 
    This dog is most commonly found in sub-Saharan Africa.
    • A. 

      Basenji

    • B. 

      Samoyed

    • C. 

      Bichon frisé

    • D. 

      Azawakh

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