Fun Dog Trivia Question and Answers
Do you know that dogs are the first animal species that were domesticated due to their physical characteristics and behaviors? There are tons of interesting facts and characteristics about this amazing animal that you probably already knew or not.
So if you are looking for something fun and interesting to relax and play with, these specially crafted dog trivia questions and answers are certainly for you, so there are full of surprising, interesting, and mind-blowing questions about dogs. Click on “Show Answer” to see the correct answers to the questions you’ve answered.
1. What does it mean when a dog wags its tail to the left?
2. What is the most common training command given to dogs?
3. What is a dog’s most highly developed sense?
4. According to the World Canine Organization, how many dog breeds exist worldwide?
5. What are the two primary colors that dogs can easily see?
A. Red and Purple
B. blue and Yellow
C. Green and Blue
6. How many eyelids does a dog have?
7. What breed is the cartoon dog Scooby-Doo?
B. Great Dane
8. What is a group of dogs called?
9. What is the average lifespan of a dog?
A. 7-10 years
B. 10-13 years
C. 15-20 years
10. Where are the sweat glands of a dog located?
11. Which human organ is not present in a dog?
12. What senses does a puppy not have when they are born?
A. Sense of Hearing and of Sight
B. Sense of Smell and of Sight
C. Sense of Hearing and of Taste
13. What animal were dogs adopted from?
14. What is the gestation period for a female dog?
A. 30-40 days
B. 25-45 days
C. 58-68 days
15. What is the name of the largest and the tallest dog breed?
A. Irish Wolfhound
B. Scottish Deerhound
16. What is a dog’s normal body temperature?
A. 90 degrees
B. 102 degrees
C. 104 degrees
17. How many taste buds do dogs have?
18. What is the scientific name for a dog?
A. Felis Catus
B. Panthera Tigris
C. Canis lupus familiaris
19. Which breed of dog has a bluish-black tongue?
A. Chow Chow
B. German Shepherd Dog
C. Golden Retriever
20. Which country did Rottweilers originate from?
21. What is the name of the smallest dog breed?
B. Bichon Frise
22. How many days does it take for a puppy to open its eyes after birth?
A. 10-14 days
B. 5-10 days
C. 14-20 days
23. Which country has the most dogs as pets, with 70% of households owning at least one dog?
A. the United States
24. What is the oldest breed of dogs?
B. Australian Cattle Dog
C. Cairn Terrier
25. Why do dogs curl up when they sleep?
A. show dominance.
B. Ease body pains
C. Protect their organs
26. What is a female dog called?
27. What is the dog population in the United States?
A. 89.7 million
B. 20.5 million
C. 50.7 million
28. What is the name of the first dog that went into space in 1957?
29. What hormones do dogs release during their interaction with humans?
30. What does it mean when a dog wags its tail to the right?
31. What does AKC, the leading authority on dogs in the United States stand for?
A. American Kennel College
B. American Kennel Club
C. American Kennel Corporation
32. Who originated the breed of dogs named German Shepherd?
A. Captain Max von Stephanitz
B. Captain Winterbottom
C. Captain Pugwash
33. What were the names of the oldest dog ever lived, and how old was the dog before he died?
A. Snooky, 27
B. Bluey, 29
C. Tobykeith, 21
34. What is the most popular dog breed in the United States?
A. Labrador Retriever
B. French Bulldogs
C. Golden Retrievers
35. Which breed of dog is a favorite of the Queen of England?
36. What is the name of the legendary three-headed hound dog who according to Greek mythology, is said to guard the entrance to the underworld?
37. What is the phobia for dogs called?
38. A puppy has 28 teeth. How many teeth does an adult dog have?
39. Which dog breed is considered the fastest?
B. Afghan Hound
40. How many dogs survived the sinking of the Titanic ship?
41. What historical figure owned the most dogs, totaling 5000 Mastiffs?
A. Khan Rasul Khan
B. Kubla Khan
C. Paris Hilton
42. Which dog breed is considered sacred in China?
A. Shih Tzu
B. Siberian Husky
43. How much farther can a dog hear than humans?
A. 6 times farther
B. 4 times farther
C. The same number of hearing capacity
44. Which dog breed is known as the “King of Terriers” because of its size?
A. Airedale Terrier
B. Manchester Terrier
C. Kerry Blue Terrier
45. What makes the Basenji a unique dog?
A. It doesn’t bark. It yodels.
B. It was named after a ship.
C. It survived the sinking of the Titanic.
46. Which dog breed has curly hair that does not shed like other dogs?
C. Bichon Frise
47. A Belgian police dog named King Tut helped a United States president get elected. What was the name of the President?
A. Herbert Hoover
B. George Washington
C. James Monroe
48. According to The Intelligence of Dogs, what is the name of the smartest dog breed?
A. Shetland Sheepdog
B. Border Collie
49. What is the name of Barrack Obama’s Portuguese Water Dog?
50. What kind of dog is a bad swimmer because of its body weight?
C. Basset Hound
51. What major character trait do Chihuahuas share with human babies?
A. They like to cuddle
B. Soft spot in the skull
C. They like to play
52. Which US president had a foxhound dog named Sweetlips?
A. Bill Clinton
B. George Bush
C. George Washington
53. What breed of dog has 6 toes instead of 5, webbed feet, and can close its ears?
A. New Foundland
B. Great Dane
54. All but one of these sounds is harmful to a dog’s ears?
C. Classical music
55. Do dogs have a guilty feeling?
C. None of the above
56. What type of animal is a dog?
57. Which dog breed is known as a Frenchie?
A. French Bulldog
B. Olde English Bulldog
C. Serrano Bulldog
58. What is the name of the only US president in the last 130 years that never had a dog in the White House?
A. Thomas Jefferson
B. Donald Trump
C. Theodore Roosevelt
59. The most expensive dog ever sold was a Tibetan Mastiff Puppy that was sold in 2019 in China. How much was it sold for?
A. $1 million
B. $5 million
C. $2 million
60. Which country outlaws the owning of a dog as a pet, except if the owner proves the dog to be for guarding or hunting purposes?
61. “A dog has the soul of a philosopher”. Who said this?
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