Test Your Dog IQ with Our Dog Quiz

dog wearing glassesThink you know dogs? Then test your knowledge by taking Dog Tails’ first Dog Quiz. We’ve come up ten questions, ranging from breed popularity to famous TV dogs to world record-holders. Write down your answers, and check them against the correct ones, which we’ve hidden after the jump. Ready, set… go!

According to the American Kennel Club, this breed is the most popular dog in America for 20 years running.
Everyone knows Lassie, the loyal female collie immortalized in books, TV shows and films. But do you know the real name of talented male dog who first portrayed Lassie on screen, in the 1943 film Lassie Come Home?
Which U.S. city has the most dogs per person (as of 2007)?
According to the Guinness Book of World Records, what was the age of the world’s oldest dog? The oldest living dog?
George Lucas’ Alaskan malamute dog inspired him to create which Star Wars character?
Which breed of dog is known to “blush” when it is excited or happy?
Which breed of dog is the most popular choice for college sports mascots?
Which breed of dog has won the “Best in Show” prize at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show more times than any other breed?
What is the most money one person paid to purchase a dog?
How long is the longest dog tongue?

1.  According to the American Kennel Club, which breed is the  most popular dog breed in America for 20 years running?

2.  Everyone knows Lassie, the loyal female collie immortalized in books, TV shows and films. But do you know the real name of talented male dog who first portrayed Lassie on screen, in the 1943 film Lassie Come Home?

3.  Which U.S. city has the most dogs per person (as of 2007)?

4.  According to the Guinness Book of World Records, what was the age of the world’s oldest dog (ever)?  The oldest dog alive today?

5.  George Lucas’ Alaskan malamute dog inspired him to create which Star Wars character?

6.  Which breed of dog is known to “blush” when it is excited or happy?

7.  Which breed of dog is the most popular choice for college sports mascots?

8.  Which breed of dog has won the “Best in Show” prize at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show more times than any other breed?

9.  What is the most money one person paid to purchase a dog?

10.  How long is the longest dog tongue?

Correct Answers

1.  Labrador retriever

2.  Pal

3.  Portland, Oregon

4.  Bluey, an Australian cattle dog who died in 1939, lived to the age of 29 years and 160 days. Pusuke, a 25 year-old cross-breed dog from Japan, is the oldest living dog.

5.  Chewbacca

6.  Pharaoh Hound

7.  Bulldog. Schools with a bulldog mascot include Yale University, Drake University, Butler University, University of Georgia and Georgetown University.

8.  Wire Fox Terriers have won “Best in Show” 13 times since it was first awarded in 1907.

9.  In 2009, a woman from China purchased an 18 month-old Tibetan Mastiff for $582,000.

10.  The tongue measures 4 1/2 inches, and belongs to a 10 year-old Pekingese named Puggy.

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