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Dog Breeds


  1. About which dog breed did the BBC write: "to many it is a national icon, symbolising pluck and determination"?
  2. Which dog breed is nicknamed the sausage dog?
  3. Which breed of dog has been the most successful at Crufts in the modern era?

  4. Which breed was developed in the UK from fishing dogs imported from Newfoundland?
  5. Two separate breeds of Welsh Corgi are recognized, the Cardigan Welsh Corgi is one, can you name the other?
  6. Which breed of large dog is at present the only registered breed indigenous to Southern Africa?
  7. Which dog breed has been described as "the poor man's greyhound"?
  8. Great Danes are considered the world's second-tallest dog breed after which breed?
  9. Which breed of dog's name means 'curly haired dog'?
  10. Which large to medium, short-haired dog breed of mastiff-type, was bred from the Old English Bulldog and the now extinct Bullenbeisser?
  11. Which breed of hunting dog was until 1936 known as the Russian Wolfhound?
  12. Also called the Continental Toy Spaniel, which breed descends from the toy spaniels that are frequently portrayed in paintings by the Old Masters?
  13. Which terrier is traditionally called the "King of Terriers" because it is the largest breed of terrier?
  14. The poodle is divided into four varieties based on size: the Standard Poodle, Medium Poodle, Miniature Poodle and what else?
  15. Which British breed of dog is widely considered to be the most intelligent dog breed?
  16. Which breed, once used by nomadic tribes to run down game animals, is known as the Persian Greyhound?
  17. First recognized as a breed in 1908 what is the smallest dog breed in the world?
  18. Which dog breed is known for having a black tongue?
  19. Which breed of toy dog gets its name from a Mediterranean island where it may have originated more than 2,000 years ago?
  20. Which popular breed of medium-sized dog originated as a hunting dog from present-day Croatia?
  21. Which toy dog breed are also called "Chrysanthemum-Faced Dogs"?
  22. Which long-coated collie breed was the first to portray Lassie in a film?
  23. Which short-legged breed of dog has the ability to ground-scent only second to the Bloodhound?
  24. What is the full name of the breed of dog commonly known as the Westie?
  25. Which dog originating from Germany, with a distinctively bearded snout, comes in three breeds: the Standard, the Giant, and the Miniature?


  1. Bulldog
  2. Dachshund
  3. English Cocker Spaniel
  4. The Labrador Retriever, or simply Labrador
  5. Pembroke Welsh Corgi
  6. Rhodesian Ridgeback
  7. Whippet
  8. Irish Wolfhounds
  9. A Bichon Frise
  10. Boxer
  11. The Borzoi
  12. The Papillon
  13. The Airedale Terrier
  14. Toy Poodle
  15. The Border Collie
  16. The Saluki
  17. The chihuahua
  18. Chow Chow
  19. Maltese
  20. The Dalmatian
  21. Shih Tzu
  22. The Rough Collie
  23. Basset Hound
  24. West Highland White Terrier
  25. Schnauzer

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