Do you consider yourself a prolific pooch expert? Are you a walking dog encyclopedia?
It’s time to test those skills with our dog trivia questions.
Some of these are easy, but others may leave you scratching your head. Get all 20 correct and consider yourself a dog’s best friend!
20 Dog Trivia Questions
Select one answer for each question, then we’ll show you how many you got right.
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- Hiscox, Lorraine, DVM, FAVD, DAVDC, and Jan Bellows, DVM, DAVDC, ABVP. “Persistent Deciduous Teeth (Baby Teeth) in Dogs.” VCA Animal Hospitals. 2020. https://vcahospitals.com/know-your-pet/retained-deciduous-teeth-baby-teeth-in-dogs.
- Lee, Justine A., DVM. It’s a Dog’s Life … But It’s Your Carpet: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Your Four-Legged Friend. Crown. 2008. 9. https://books.google.com/books?id=NggNxDEv0qwC&newbks=1&newbks_redir=0&lpg=PP1&dq=dogs%20sweat%20dvm&pg=PA8#v=onepage&q&f=false.
- Elliott, Pippa, BVMS, MRCVS. “Do Dogs See in Color? (And Other Canine Eyesight Questions.)” Petful. Nov. 29, 2018. https://www.petful.com/pet-health/do-dogs-see-in-color/.
- Mornement, Kate. “5 Secrets of Obedience Training.” Dogs NSW. https://www.dogsnsw.org.au/owners/behaviour/5-secrets-of-obedience-training/.
- “Dog: Senses.” Encyclopedia Britannica. https://www.britannica.com/animal/dog/Senses.
- Burke, Anna. “How Long Are Dogs Pregnant?” American Kennel Club. Aug. 15, 2016. https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/how-long-are-dogs-pregnant/.
- “Royal Pets: Beloved Animals Through the Years.” Royal Collection Trust. https://www.rct.uk/collection/themes/trails/royal-pets.
- “K9 (Doctor Who).” Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K9_(Doctor_Who).
- Hall, Derek. The Ultimate Guide to Dog Breeds: A Useful Means of Identifying the Dog Breeds of the World and How to Care for Them. Book Sales. 2016. 9. https://books.google.com/books?id=sLCTDgAAQBAJ&newbks=1&newbks_redir=0&lpg=PA9&dq=smallest%20dog%20breed&pg=PA9#v=onepage&q&f=false.
- Hank, William. “The American Kennel Club Celebrates 135 Years of All Things Dogs.” American Kennel Club. Sept. 16, 2019. https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/akc-timeline-135-years-of-all-things-dogs/.
- Shea, Erin. “10 of the BEST Basenji Yodels to Ever Be Heard.” American Kennel Club. Jan. 5, 2016. https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/10-basenji-yodels/.
- “Dalmatian.” American Kennel Club. https://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/dalmatian/.
- Donovan, Liz. “7 Things We Bet You Didn’t Know About Yorkshire Terriers.” American Kennel Club. Nov. 22, 2016. https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/7-things-about-yorkshire-terriers/.
- “Brief History.” CrackerJack.com. 2010. Archived at https://web.archive.org/web/20100408031824/http://www.crackerjack.com/history.php.
- Clark, Mike. “World’s Oldest Dog Dies Peacefully…” Dogtime. April 2016. https://dogtime.com/trending/37499-worlds-oldest-dog-dies-peacefully-age-30.
- “Top 10 Dog Names of 2020.” Prudent Pet Insurance Agency. Jan. 7, 2020. https://www.prudentpet.com/blog/top-10-dog-names/.
- “How Much Does It Cost to Raise a Dog?” American Kennel Club. May 19, 2015. https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/cost-to-raise-dog/.
- Prushinski, Sharon. “Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Programs.” Petfinder. https://www.petfinder.com/cats/cat-health/low-cost-spay-neuter/.
- “Most Popular Dog Breeds — Full Ranking List.” American Kennel Club. March 28, 2019. https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/most-popular-dog-breeds-full-ranking-list/.