What Is Your Doggy IQ?

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What’s Your Doggie IQ?

1.  Why do dogs kick backward after going to the bathroom?
     a. To cover up their mess
     b. They are using the scent glands on their paws to further mark their territory                    c. To stretch their legs

2.  Why do dogs curl up when they sleep?
     a. To protect their stomach and vital organs from predators
     b. To stay warm
     c. It feels good on their spine

3.  Seventy percent of people sign their dog’s name on their holiday cards?
     True or False

4.  Which breed is the most popular in the United States?
     a. Golden Retrievers
     b. Labradors
     c. Chihuahuas

5.  What is the number one health problem in dogs?
     a. Cancer
     b. Diabetes
     c. Obesity

6.  On average, dogs who live in the city outlive dogs who live in the country?
     True or False

7.  Specially trained service dogs can be used in which of the following medical conditions?
     a. To detect cancer
     b. To alert of a potential seizure
     c. To alert of a drop in blood sugar for diabetics
     d. All of the above

8.  Why do male dogs lift their legs when they pee?
     a. For better aim
     b. So they don’t pee on themselves
     c. To appear bigger to other dogs

9.  What percentage of dogs turned over to shelters are pure breds?
     a. 25%
     b. 10%
     c. 40%
     d. 33%

10. Five dogs survived the sinking of the Titanic?
     True or False

So, how do you think you did...

Here are the answers but no peaking until after you take the quiz.

1. b

2. a

3. True

4. b

5. c

6. True

7. d

8. c

9. d

10. False, only 3 dogs survived the sinking of the Titanic and they were all First Class dogs. 

How did you do?  Leave a comment below and tell me how strong your doggy IQ is and which question caught you by surprise the most?

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