Dogs questions This is a list of recently added questions about dogs. Play dogs quiz and see all the questions. Where does the name of Rottweiler breed come from?The city of Rottweil. Rottweiler is one of the oldest of herding breeds. It is likely that the Rottweiler is a descendant of ancient Roman drover dogs, brought into modern day Germany by Roman legions. During the Middle Ages, the dogs were known as "Rottweil butchers' dogs" (German: Rottweiler Metzgerhund) because they were used to herd livestock and pull carts laden with butchered meat and other products to market.Created by: globalquiz.orgzoology riddles »average 65% the city of Rottweilthe city of Rottweil2116dog's red tonguedog's red tongue441dog's ability to dig for rootsdog's ability to dig for roots250dog's ability to hunt for ratsdog's ability to hunt for rats440 Which star is called the "Dog Star"?Sirius (also known as dog-days, the Dog Star, and α CM) is the brightest and one of the closest stars of the night sky, located in the constellation Canis Major (Latin for "Great Dog").Created by: Krzysztof Moskalstars riddles »average 62% SiriusSirius2984Proxima CentauriProxima Centauri854Northern StarNorthern Star418WegaWega543 What animal is that?African wild dog is not a dog, it does not even belong to Canis genus (where dogs, wolves and foxes belong), having fewer toes and different dentition. It was once widespread across Africa, but today the species is endangered. The name "painted dog" is being promoted by some conservationists as a way of "re-branding" the species, to avoid negative connotations of "wild dog".Created by: globalquiz.orgmammals of Africa riddles »hard 48% jackaljackal1463african wild dogafrican wild dog4286hyenahyena2870dogdog193 What was the name of Odysseus' faithful dog?Argos. In Homer's Odyssey, Argos was the only one to recognize Odysseus in his home upon his return after 20 years of travel. Immediately afterwards, Argos died.Created by: Nguyễn Văn Thànhliterature riddles »hard 58% ArgosArgos6401TelemachTelemach981PortosPortos1226CerberusCerberus2396 What type of sweets is the most problematic for dogs?Chocolate contains theobromine, which is toxic to dogs. Small gods can succumb to theobromine poisoning from as little as 50 grams (1.8 oz) of milk chocolate and 400 grams (14 oz) for an average-sized dog. The dark chocolate is far more toxic to dogs, as the concentration of theobromine in dark chocolates is up to 10 times that of milk chocolate.Created by: globalquiz.orgsweets riddles »very easy 80% chocolatechocolate8807lollipopslollipops212cotton candycotton candy249chewing gumchewing gum1618 Which type of dog tends to live longest?Small dogs. Nearly 40% of small breed dogs live longer than 10 years, but only 13% of giant breed dogs live that long. The biologists at Germany’s University of Göttingen analyzed data on over 56,000 dogs representing 74 breeds and concluded that every increase in 4.4 pounds (2 kg) reduces life expectancy by approximately one month.Created by: globalquiz.orgpets riddles »hard 55% small dogssmall dogs5970medium-sized dogsmedium-sized dogs1639large dogslarge dogs798there is no differencethere is no difference2315 Which army used anti-tank dogs during the WW2?Soviets. Anti-tank dogs were taught to carry explosives to tanks. The original idea was for a dog to release the bomb and return to the operator, but it was unsuccessful and replaced by an impact detonation procedure. The U.S. military trained anti-tank dogs in 1943 for use against fortifications, but never deployed them.Created by: globalquiz.orgtanks riddles »average 61% GermansGermans4484SovietsSoviets11842JapaneseJapanese1761AmericansAmericans1088 Which mammals have the best sense of smell?Bears. The area of nasal mucous membrane in a bear's head is 7 times greater than a bloodhound's (and one hundred times larger than in a human's). Polar bears have been seen to march up to 40 miles in a straight line to reach a prey animal they have detected.Created by: globalquiz.orgbears riddles »hard 40% dogsdogs3183catscats288bearsbears3221ratsrats1219 Which of these dog breeds is ancient? Pug. The Pug is one of the oldest dog breeds in the world. Ancient Chinese documents state that short-nosed dogs with the description matching that of the Pug existed in China at around 700 BC. These dogs were only breed and owned by the emperors. It is believed there is an ancient Chinese law whereby only the emperor was allowed to own a Pug, anyone other than the emperor could only own a pug if it was a gift from the Emperor himself.Created by: globalquiz.orgChina riddles »hard 44% pugpug3122MalteseMaltese2368dachshunddachshund930poodlepoodle641 Which animals do Muslims consider impure and evil?Black dogs. According to a Sunni narration classified as authentic by Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj, black dogs are a manifestation of evil in animal form. According to many Muslim scholars, a contact with a dog's saliva requires one to wash seven times. The British Transport Police receives complains suggesting that sniffer dogs trained to detect explosives should no longer come into contact with Muslim passengers.Created by: globalquiz.orgMiddle East riddles »easy 72% black catsblack cats2220black dogsblack dogs8690black horsesblack horses558black spidersblack spiders446 Play dogs quiz and see all the questions.