The Great Dog Owner Quiz

Directions:  Choose the correct answer for each of the following questions, then email them to training@acmecanine.com. 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