Can You Pass This Hard Dog Breed Identification Quiz?

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Olivia C

5 Min Quiz

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Dogs come in all shapes and sizes. Do you think you can identify these very familiar creatures based on their image alone? Come on, challenge yourself; we'll give you hints to help!

There are different types of dogs for different types of dog owners. There are dog owners who usually get dog breeds that they think match their personalities. And then there are dog owners who want to experience owning varied types of dogs, so they get some that are of different breeds. And then there are also those who are just dedicated to one dog breed, and have as many of this kind of dog as possible. Which kind of dog owner are you in this scenario?

In any case, it's the dogs that we are highlighting here. Based on how they look alone, one can easily identify the kind of breed that the dog came from ... or maybe not. There are many familiar breeds in here, some are even the most preferred dogs by certain people in a certain city, while some exotic types are also here. 

Think you can successfully identify all, or even some, of these dog breeds? Give it a try and see if you've got enough bark for it!

Can you name this dog breed?

The combined breeds of the golden retriever and the poodle produced the goldendoodle. Yes, it's legit!

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How about this one?

In a survey, veterinarians agree that the Maltese is a good dog to have for people who want to try raising a dog for the first time. It's tiny and lovable.

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What is this breed called?

The Jack Russell terrier was bred by a reverend who loved fox hunting. Therefore, this breed is good accompaniment for hunters.

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What's the name of this dog breed?

When you cross a pug and a beagle, you get this puggle. Yep, that's also a thing!

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This dog breed is known as what?

The Havanese is an energetic kind of breed. Plus, it also doesn't shed much hair.

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What's this kind of large dog?

The Neapolitan mastiff is one of the most popular breeds of large dogs. And it could look scary if you're not a dog-lover.

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What is this toy dog called?

If you want a toy dog that barks a lot, get a miniature schnauzer. Yep, it's a watchdog!

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This one-word dog breed's name is what?

The papillon is also called the Continental toy spaniel. It might be small, but look at how big it thinks it is!

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It may have adjusted to the cold, so what do you call it?

The Alaskan malamute is a good active outdoorsy dog. So get this one if you're also of the same type!

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This mixture breed is called what?

The Labradoodle is a combination of the Labrador and the poodle. It's got both breeds' characteristics.

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This long-named breed is called what?

The American English Coonhound is a good hunting dog. It runs very fast!

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This royal-looking dog is known as what?

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a toy breed kind of dog. it looks majestic indeed.

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What's this European dog breed called?

The Irish Wolfhound is obviously from Ireland. It's a very tall dog!

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This Euro-bred dog is called what?

The Scottish deerhound is from Scotland. It is a sighthound, which means they hunt using their eyes.

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Sounds foreign, but what is it called?

The bichon frise is one cute cuddly and curly thingie! It's wonderful to keep for first-time pet owners.

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This cocktail-sounding dog breed is known as what?

The black Russian terrier was originally a military dog. But it soon became popular with civilians.

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Presidents will approve that this dog breed is called what?

The barak is a Bosnian dog breed. It's also called the Bosnian coarse-haired hound.

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Canadians might like its breed. What is it?

Newfoundland dogs are indeed from Canada. They accompany fisherfolk.

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This magnanimously named dog is which breed?

The Great Pyrenees is said to have been the guard dog of French kings. No wonder they also look so regal!

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Count Dracula might approve that this dog is called what?

The Transylvanian hound is from Romania. Of course, the Dracula legend also hails from there ...

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This watery dog breed is known as what?

The Chesapeake Bay retriever is a large kind of dog breed. It's also known as the Chessie or the Chesapeake.

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What's this dog breed known as?

The Swiss hound is from Switzerland. They call it the Schweizer Laufhund.

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This breed is called what?

The Brussels griffon hails from Brussels, Belgium. Its sometimes angry-looking face reflects on its attitude, too.

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This Eastern European-like dog breed is known as what?

The German shorthaired pointer can indeed point you toward a good hunt. It was bred for that purpose.

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G'day mate, what's this breed called?

Contrary to its name, the Australian shepherd doesn't come from Australia. It's a breed from the USA.

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Mein hund, this breed is called what?

The German spitz is, obviously, from Germany. They call it the Deutscher Spitz.

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Not a water dog, so what's it called?

The Bernese mountain dog originated from the Swiss Alps. That's why the name is like that.

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What do you call this one?

The Leonberger is considered as a giant dog breed. No wonder it's called lion!

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It gets cold sometimes, and is known as what?

The Canadian Eskimo is considered an arctic dog. Indigenous people from Canada have been breeding them for a long time.

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All peaceful and quiet, this dog is from which breed?

The Tibetan mastiff is a large breed that's supposed to guard herd animals. It originated from Tibet, which is a part of China.

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From which breed is this dog?

The English foxhound is considered a scent hound. Unlike sighthounds, they sniff around for clues.

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It might be Asian, so it's called what?

The Japanese akita is actually a large breed from Japan. It's comparable to the Siberian husky in stature and fur.

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This ancient-like royal dog breed is known as what?

The pharaoh hound is actually the national dog of the country of Malta. Despite its name, it's not from Egypt.

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What is this one known as?

The Anatolian shepherd came from the country of Turkey. It is indeed used there for shepherding duties.

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And this one is called what?

The otterhound Is British in origin. However, its numbers appear to be shrinking.

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How about this one?

The whippet is a breed from England. It is also called English whippet or sometimes known as the snap dog, too.

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What breed is this creature?

The kuvasz is Hungarian in origin. They are considered as guardian dogs.

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It might be smooth, so what is it?

The silky terrier was bred in Australia. However, its ancestors came from the UK.

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This friendly looking dog is of what kind?

The Norfolk terrier is actually British in origin. It's a small breed and easy to handle.

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Annyeonghaseyo! This dog breed is called what?

Jindo is actually of Korean descent. It's a kind of hinting dog they use in the Jindo Island of South Korea.

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