How much do you really know about dogs?

how much do you know about dogs?
QUIZ: How much do you know about dogs?

How much do you know about dogs? Dog are one of the oldest domestic animals, so it is not surprising that they have earned the title of “man’s best friends”.

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Having a dog can be very beneficial as it prevents you from feeling lonely, decreases stress and makes you more physically active. 

Dog Trivia Quiz: How much do you really know about dogs?

In some cases, people want their best friend to be a specific breed, which means they have to pay a small fortune depending on purity, popularity and availability. Continue down to learn about some of the most expensive dog breeds in the world.

Most expensive dog breeds in the world

Akita Inu

If you saw Hachiko’s movie, you must remember this loyal dog from Japan. Currently, there are two varieties, the Japanese and the American, the first being the most expensive. These dogs characterized by their large size and dominant, affectionate and independent personality require a lot of training.


This dog also known as a “little lion dog” is ideal if you have a small house. It is a little known breed and very difficult to find, which increases its value in the market.


In the beginning, these Siberian dogs were used for herding and pulling sleds. It is an ancient and very beautiful breed given its immaculate white coat. Besides, they are usually protective, helpful, charming and a bit stubborn, so their training must be firm from an early age.

Tibetan Mastiff or Tibetan Dogo

In ancient times, these dogs were used by the nomadic tribes of the Himalayas to protect their sheep from predators. It is a large breed that can reach 83 centimeters in height and weigh 72 kg.

In fact, in 2014 it broke the record of the most expensive breed in the world when a specimen was sold for 1.6 million dollars.

Pharaoh Hound

Don’t get carried away by the name, because these dogs are not originally from Egypt. Actually, they are native to Malta where they are considered a national breed. They are also valued as excellent hunting dogs for their speed, obedience and intelligence.

They are usually very friendly and when they are happy their nose and ears turn dark pink.

Chow Chow

The Chow Chow is originally from the north of China where it is known as Songshi Quan (“lion dog”). It is one of the oldest breeds that exist and was used for hunting and as a guardian. Their size is medium and they are famous for their blue tongue.

Also, it is believed that they were used as inspiration for the shape of the Fu Dogs or Fu Lions.


Despite being a well known breed today, these dogs can be very expensive. They are protective and territorial, so you should start training from a very early age. Besides, they are usually used as police or guide dogs.

Your best friend doesn’t have to be from a special lineage, adoption is also a very good option if you don’t want to spend a lot of money and you want a companion that will be there to receive you with lots of love when you get home.

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  • Question of

    Can dogs understand your facial expressions?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Can they sense if you are afraid?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    How many fingers do dogs have on one of their hind legs?

    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
  • Question of

    Do dogs see all black and white?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Why do they stick out their tongues so much?

    • To show they like you.
    • To tell you that they are hungry.
    • To regulate their body temperature.
    • To tell you that you look like a delicious meal.
  • Question of

    How far does a dog’s sense of smell reach?

    • 1 Kilometer.
    • 2 kilometers.
    • 4 kilometers.
    • 5 kilometers.
  • Question of

    In order to have a healthy puppy, how much time should it be with its mother?

    • 1 month.
    • 2 months.
    • 3 months.
  • Question of

    Every dog has a unique nose like we have fingerprints.

    • True
    • False
  • Question of

    How many bones do dogs have?

    • About 260 bones.
    • About 245 bones.
    • About 321 bones.
  • Question of

    Approximately how many breeds are there?

    • 400
    • 600
    • 250
  • Question of

    What breed is this?

    • French Bulldog.
    • English Bulldog.
    • Boston terrier.
  • Question of

    How fast do greyhounds go?

    • Approximately 45 Km/h.
    • Approximately 60 Km/h.
    • Approximately 120 Km/h.
  • Question of

    How many teeth does an adult dog have?

    • 38
    • 32
    • 42
  • Question of

    What breed of dog is this?

    • Maltese bichon.
    • Yorkshire terrier.
    • Shih Tzu.
  • Question of

    The Chihuahueño or Chihuahua is a breed of dog that originated in:

    • Mexico
    • Ecuador
    • Argentina
  • Question of

    Approximately, what is the body temperature of the dogs?

    • 38ºC
    • 37ºC
    • 40ºC
  • Question of

    Dogs only wag their tails when they are happy.

    • True
    • False
  • Question of

    The dogs present approximately 100 facial expressions, most of them with their ears.

    • True
    • False
  • Question of

    Dogs only sweat through the paw pads.

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Dogs have a special membrane in the eye called tapetum lucidum that allows them to see better in the dark.

    • True
    • False

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