The Great Dog Quiz!

 Dogs are incredible creatures that have lived along us humans for thousands of years. They're popular, loving and incredibly cute. In this quiz, we ask the question: How much do you know of our best friend, the dog?
 
 
How many dogs are in the world?
That's about 1 dog per 10 people!
700 million
1 billion
100 million
7 million
 
 
How many dog years is a single human year worth?
In truth, it's not that simple. In the first years of life it's about 15, but then it changes from a certain age and can't really be compared.
7 years
6 years
15 years
It's not that simple
 
 
How old was the oldest living dog in history?
He was an Australian cattle dog named Bluey. He died in 1939.
29
22
21
19
 
 
Which of these foods are toxic to dogs?
Anything with caffeine in it is toxic for dogs
Chocolate
Redbull
Coffee
Green tea
All answers are correct
 
 
A healthy dog nose should be...
Dogs noses are wet to help absorb scent chemicals. When they are warm they may have a fever.
Warm and dry
Cold and wet
Cold and dry
Hot and wet
 
 
True or False: Dogs have very little sense of time
It has been proven that dogs know the difference between 1 hour and 5, and can predict future events such as walks.
True
False
 
 
Which of these countries has the highest dog population in the world?
United States
England
Brazil
Russia
 
 
What was the original purpose of the "Sausage Dog" (Dachshund)?
These dogs were bread to be long, short and muscular in order to fight badgers in their own tunnels.
Fight badgers
Hunt rabbits
Hunt Deer
Hunt mice on ships
 
 
True or False: Dogs that are neutered or spayed live longer than dogs who are not.
True
False
 
 
A dog's sense of smell is about ___________ more powerful than a human's.
They can even smell emotions, such as fear.
100 times
1000 times
10,000 times
100,000 times
 
 
Your dog has separation anxiety. What will you do to reduce its anxiety when you leave?
Dogs find smells very comforting and emotional. Leaving stuff with your scent will comfort an anxious dog.
leave a mirror on its height so it thinks there's another dog there
Leave a big photo of myself so it thinks I'm there
Leave an old shirt with my smell on it so it can smell me
Go out for longer times so it eventually gets used to it
 
 
This dog breed has been the most popular breed in the USA for the last three decades.
Labrador
Poodle
French Bulldog
German Shepard
 
 
The world's first known dog lived about __________ years ago.
Scientists believe that the world’s first known dog lived 31,700 years ago. Apparently it resembled a large Siberian Husky.
30,000
3,000
1,000,000
500,000
 
 
How do dogs sweat?
While dogs barely perspire and rely on other methods to lose heat (panting and dilation of blood vessels) when they perspire they do so through the paw pads.
Through their tongue
Through their ears
Through their paws
Through their nose
 
 
How do dogs see colors?
They don't. They see in black, white and grays.
They see just as well as humans
They see a few colors, primarily blue, gray, yellow and green
They see a few colors, primarily red, green, purple and orange
 
 
An average dog litter is about ____________ puppies.
12
9
1
6
You Have Much to Learn of Dogs
You may not like dogs or be a dog person, and that's quite alright. Dogs aren't to everyone's taste. That said, however, dogs have been a part of human culture for tens of thousands of years. They are not a new phenomenon or a later style. They are as part of us as any history or land. It's always worth knowing our best friends a bit better! Check the answers to see where you went wrong.
You Know a Bit About Dogs
You have a little knowledge of dogs, but not a lot. Maybe you love dogs but never had a chance to get one. Perhaps you don't like dogs, and that's fine, they aren't for everyone. That said, the realm of canines is a fascinating one, for they have been part of human culture for tens of thousands of years. So we think it's always worth knowing more about them! Check the answers to see where you went wrong.
You're a Dog Person!
You probably have a real affection for dogs. Perhaps you're a dog owner at present or were in the past, and know and cherish these creatures that have spent their lives side by side with humans for many thousands of years. If so, we do hope you have one now to keep you company! You definitely have a good knowledge of canines, and you should learn more about our best friends. Check the answers to see all the correct information.
You're a Dog Expert!
Are you a DOG by any chance? It's ok if you are, we're just surprised you can use the computer! You ACED this test! You sure know a lot about dogs, and we hope you have at least one of your own to love and hug! You've shown a great deal of knowledge, and we hope you share this information with others and educate them about proper behavior towards dogs. If you have less than a perfect score, check out our answers to see it all.
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