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What Were These Dog Breeds Bred For?

With more than 300 dog breeds in the world, do you know what these iconic breeds were once bred to do? Did these dogs actually have jobs or were they just cute companions? Test your knowledge with this doggone good quiz!
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What was the Rhodesian Ridgeback bred to do?
Herd water buffalo
Hunt lions
Guard ancient burial sites

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Pomeranian's were originally bred to do what?
Pull sleds
Hunt guinea pigs
Guard children

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What was the tiny Yorkshire Terrier first bred to do?
Train horses
Hunt rats
Guard local graveyards

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What was the German Shepherd first bred to do?
Guard sheep
Sniff out disease
Army attack dogs

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The Saint Bernard was originally bred to be a....
Rescue dog
Show dog
Hunting dog

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Doberman Pinschers were first bred to be....
Church guards
War hounds
Tax collectors

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What was the Welsh Corgi first bred to do?
Tame pigs
Hunt rabbits
Guard cattle

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What was the Bichon Frise bred to be?
A sheep herder
A companion dog
A watch dog

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The original role of the Airedale Terrier was to...
Hunt rabbibts
Hunt rats
Hunt otters

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The popular Dachshund was originally bred to...
Fight
Herd sheep
Hunt forest animals

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Pugs were bred to be...
Companions and status symbols
Snake hunters
Tomb guards

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Great Danes were bred to hunt...
Boars
Rabbits
Foxes

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While you may recognize these iconic dog breeds, you're not quite clear on what these pooches were bred for just yet. Worry not, in taking this doggone fun quiz,you learned a few new facts about your favorite breeds!

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When it comes to these iconic dog breeds, you know the little facts others often miss! Each of these dogs were bred for a very specific purpose, yet most of us don't even look at our dogs as being capable of these things today. You recognized these breeds and what they were first bred to do!

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When it comes to dogs, you sure know your breeds! From the Dachshund to the terrier, you know why each of these prominent pooches were once bred. As a dog lover and enthusiast, you know your breeds and their duties far better than most!
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1
What was the Rhodesian Ridgeback bred to do?
Herd water buffalo
Hunt lions
Guard ancient burial sites
2
Pomeranian's were originally bred to do what?
Pull sleds
Hunt guinea pigs
Guard children
3
What was the tiny Yorkshire Terrier first bred to do?
Train horses
Hunt rats
Guard local graveyards
4
What was the German Shepherd first bred to do?
Guard sheep
Sniff out disease
Army attack dogs
5
The Saint Bernard was originally bred to be a....
Rescue dog
Show dog
Hunting dog
6
Doberman Pinschers were first bred to be....
Church guards
War hounds
Tax collectors
7
What was the Welsh Corgi first bred to do?
Tame pigs
Hunt rabbits
Guard cattle
8
What was the Bichon Frise bred to be?
A sheep herder
A companion dog
A watch dog
9
The original role of the Airedale Terrier was to...
Hunt rabbibts
Hunt rats
Hunt otters
10
The popular Dachshund was originally bred to...
Fight
Herd sheep
Hunt forest animals
11
Pugs were bred to be...
Companions and status symbols
Snake hunters
Tomb guards
12
Great Danes were bred to hunt...
Boars
Rabbits
Foxes

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