Dog Big Brain Tests

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Question 1

Which dog sport uses play equipment?

Agility
Flyball
Scootering
All of the above
All these sports use variations on <br> play equipment, from a teeter-totter to <br> a ball to a scooter. We humans often use <br> the items at hand in our own fun activities <br> in creating sports for our dogs.

Question 2

Which dog sport has roots in horse jumping?

Field trials
Agility
Obedience
Musical freestyle
Yes, agility! In this sport, dogs jump over <br> hurdles and through tires, as well as complete <br> other unique activities such as weaving through <br> a set of poles and crawling through a fabric <br> tunnel. While the events are not identical <br> to what horses do in jumping competition, <br> the concept is similar.

Question 3

Which dog sport has dance elements?

Flygility
Canine freestyle
Obedience
Mushing
Yes! Canine freestyle or musical freestyle is a <br> unique sport that includes dance-like steps <br> for trainer and dog. Click the link for more.

Question 4

Which sport´s best known event is the Iditarod?

Obedience
Flyball
Eventing
Sled dog racing
Indeed! The famous 1,049-mile sled dog race <br> from Anchorage to Nome in Alaska is called <br> the Iditarod, named for an old gold mining town. <br> Click the link for more about this sport that <br> has professional and amateur levels.

Question 5

In which sport do dogs leap and twist?

Agility
Frisbee
Obedience
Coursing
Yes! Dogs soar to catch the frisbee in their <br> mouths, and often twist and turn on the way down.

Question 6

In which sport is a dog attached <br> with a sturdy line to his owner?

Coursing
Obedience
Skijoring
Canine freestyle
It´s true. In skijoring, a dog in harness is <br> attached by a sturdy line to a special belt <br> the skier wears. The dog and skier work as <br> partners on a snowy trail.

Question 7

Which sport was developed for terriers?

Flygility
Field trials
Flyball
Earth dog trials
Yes! Earth dog trials were created to test terriers´ <br> innate skills in "going to ground" after small <br> game, the work they were developed to do. The <br> name terrier comes from the Latin terra, meaning earth.

Question 8

Which breed is most likely <br> to participate in fields trials?

Chow Chow
Beagle
Pomeranian
American Eskimo
Field trials are typically thought of as trials <br> or tests of the skills of hunting dogs, such as <br> the beagle.

Question 9

Which breed is ideally suited for weight pulling?

Alaskan Malamute
Cocker Spaniel
Scottish Terrier
Afgan Hound
Right! The Alaskan Malamute was developed to haul <br> loaded sleds, so weight pulling is a natural sport <br> for this strong dog. Many breeds of varying <br> sizes can participate, however, as competitions <br> are arranged by weight classes.

Question 10

Which sport is ideal for the sighthounds?

Sled dog racing
Obedience
Earth dog trials
Lure coursing
Yes! Lure coursing is designed to test the <br> speed of the sighthounds in chasing their quarry, <br> the purpose for which dogs such as greyhounds, <br> Afgan hounds and many others were developed.

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