The Great Dog Owner Quiz

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Directions:  Choose the correct answer for each of the following questions, then email them to The person with the highest score will win an autographed photo from Woofie the Demo Dog.

QUESTION 1:  what is a throw-back?

  • a puppy that was born backside first
  • a dog that resembles a distant ancestral relative that was used to develop the breed
  • a dog with a degenerative neck condition that causes head and shoulder jerking

Question 2: what is the name of the 1,200 mile sled race from Anchorage to Nome, Alaska?

  • Iditarod
  • Alaskan 500
  • Flager

Question 3: what is a feral dog?

  • a dog born with purely black fur
  • a 3-legged dog
  • a domestic dog who has revered to the wild

Question 4: which breed’s name means “little captain” in Flemish?

  • Schipperke
  • Weimaraner
  • Dachshund

Question 5: what is a sire?

  • the first of a litter of puppies
  • the head of an ancestral line
  • the male parent of a litter of puppies

Question 6: which of the following countries have the highest percentage of dog owners?

  • United States
  • United Kingdom
  • Germany

Question 7: which is the smallest recorded dog in the world?

  • a Yorkshire Terrier
  • a Maltese
  • a Bolognese

Question 8: World Animal Day is an internationally recognized day commemorating what?

  • the founding of the Humane Society of America
  • St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals
  • Lassie’s birthday

Question 9: what is the largest recorded number of puppies born in a litter?

  • 15
  • 18
  • 23

Question 10: what is the name of King Arthur’s legendary dog?

  • Cavall
  • Mordred
  • Ponsberry

Quesstion 11:  In many American states, dog licensing is compulsory for dogs over 6 months of age.  Often fees are higher for what type of dog?

  • an aggressive dog
  • an unspayed dog
  • a large dog

Question 12:  what is a “leash law”?

  • a law that requires all dogs in public areas be on a leash
  • a law that requires all aggressive dogs to be on a leash
  • a law that requires one or more dogs to be muzzled