Quiz: Can You Answer These 22 Questions Every Dog Owner Should Know?

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A quiz for dog lovers everywhere! Only the best of the best can score 100% on this quiz testing your canine knowledge!

(Wo)man's best friend: The dog! How great is your canine knowledge? Take the Women.com quiz to find out and show your stuff!

 Jan 06, 2017
1 of 22Pick your answer!
Easy does it: What is America's most popular breed?
The Poodle.
The Golden Retriever.
The Labrador Retriever.
2 of 22Pick your answer!
Why do dogs spin around before laying down?
It's an old instinct from when they were wild.
No one knows.
Because they think it's fun.
3 of 22Pick your answer!
Dogs were found among humans _____ years ago.
4 of 22Pick your answer!
Can dogs see color?
Yes, but with a blue filter.
Totally. Full-spectrum.
Nope. Just black and white.
5 of 22Pick your answer!
_____ is the way to a dog's heart.
Treats and food!
Toys and hugs!
6 of 22Pick your answer!
You can make a little dog dominant by hold him over a big one:
Dominance in dogs is a myth.
7 of 22Pick your answer!
_____ are poisonous to dogs.
Celery sticks.
8 of 22Pick your answer!
Dogs should eat puppy food for how long?
Until they have adult teeth.
Until they are a year old.
Until they are a year and a half old.
9 of 22Pick your answer!
Hypo-allergenic dogs are:
Dogs who don't shed.
Dogs that have less dander and shedding.
A sales tactic.
10 of 22Pick your answer!
Why is it good for dogs to chew on bones?
It's not good for them! Choking hazard, hello?
It cleans their teeth by breaking down tartar.
It gives them something to do.
11 of 22Pick your answer!
True or False: Little dogs require less exercise.
Exercise requirements depend on the dog, not the size.
12 of 22Pick your answer!
Puppies should be at least _____ old before leaving their mom.
8 weeks.
12 weeks.
6 weeks.
13 of 22Pick your answer!
Dogs can smell ______ times better than humans.
A thousand.
A hundred.
A million.
14 of 22Pick your answer!
What chemical is released in dog's brain when we pet them?
Melatonin - Zzzz.
Serotonin - happy!
Oxytocin - the feel good chemical!
15 of 22Pick your answer!
Why do many dogs chase smaller animals?
Because they're bad, hateful creatures!
Because they think it's fun!
Because hunting instinct tells them to.
16 of 22Pick your answer!
An average dog can develop the mental capacity of ______.
A 10 month old human.
A five year old human.
A three year old human.
17 of 22Pick your answer!
Giant breeds, like the Great Dane, live:
About the same lifespan of smaller breeds.
Shorter lifespans than smaller dogs.
Longer than smaller dogs.
18 of 22Pick your answer!
Hip dysplasia is common in:
Small and toy breeds.
Medium sized breeds.
Large breeds.
19 of 22Pick your answer!
Are all dogs natural swimmers?
No, they should learn young!
Obviously, they are. The doggy-paddle, anyone?
Sure. It's instinct.
20 of 22Pick your answer!
Why can a dog dehydrate faster than a human?
Because their bodies are made up of a higher percentage of water.
Because they drool a lot.
Because they are smaller.
21 of 22Pick your answer!
Where do dogs sweat from?
They don't. They pant.
Through their drool.
Through their paws.
22 of 22Pick your answer!
From what animal are dogs descended from?
We genetically made them.
They were their own species all along.
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