Composite image of a pug, alaskan malamute, a poodle and a pomeranian

How well do you know our four-legged friends? (Photos: Getty)

It’s easy to argue that we just don’t deserve dogs.

From their unwavering loyalty and lovable demeanor, to their cute looks and mannerisms, it’s easy to see how they’ve become man’s (well, everyone’s) best friend.

To celebrate International Dog Day, has developed the ultimutt dog breed quiz.

Do you think you can distinguish your huskies from your malamutes?

Test your knowledge below.

  1. This dog is a…

a pug

It should be easy… (Photo: Getty)
  • Pug
  • french bulldog
  • boston terrier

2. This dog is a…

long haired chihuahua
Try saying no to that face (Picture: Getty)
  • Pomeranian
  • long haired chihuahua
  • Butterfly

3. This dog is a…

maltipoo puppy
What do dogs and phones have in common? Collar ID (Photo: Getty)
  • Labradoodle
  • Maltipoo
  • Poodle

4. This dog is a…

Samoyed puppy
Why are dogs such good storytellers? They know when to make paws for effect (Picture: Getty)

5. This dog is a…

Japanese Shiba Inu on the bed at home
What type of dog does not bark? A silent puppy (Photo: Getty)
  • Akita Inu
  • japanese spitz
  • shiba inus

6. This dog is a…

afghan hound dog
“Because you are worth it…” (Photo: Getty)
  • Afghan Hound
  • Bloodhound
  • Borzoi

7. This dog is a…

Rock and rolls (Photo: Getty)
  • shar pei
  • bullmastiff
  • Mastiff of Bordeaux

8. This dog is a…

Close-up photo of a Butterfly
What is a dog’s favorite instrument? A trombone (Photo: Getty)
  • King Charles Spaniel
  • miniature pinscher
  • Butterfly

9. This dog is a…

A pair of Bichon Frize dogs
Move over, Ant and Dec (Photo: Getty)
  • Bichon Frize
  • Maltese
  • Shih Tzu

10. This dog is a…

A boston terrier
What is a dog’s favorite type of pizza? Pupperoni (Photo: Getty)
  • french bulldog
  • boston terrier
  • bull terrier

11. This dog is a…

Not a kitchen mop (Picture: Getty)

12. This dog is a…

Hairless xoloitzcuintle dog in a low key photo
Not a Sphynx cat (Photo: Getty)
  • chinese crested
  • calupoh
  • hairless mexican

13. This dog is a…

Brussels Griffon dog on wooden floor
Not an Ewok (Photo: Getty)
  • Puggle
  • Brussels Griffon
  • Pouli

14. This dog is a…

chinese crested dog
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, okay (Picture: Getty)
  • chinese crested
  • hairless chihuahua
  • miniature pinscher

15. This dog is a…

Bergamo Shepherd Dog
Good luck washing that dog (Picture: Getty)
  • Newfoundland dog
  • Great Pyrenees
  • Bergamo Shepherd


Here are those essential answers

  1. Pug
  2. long haired chihuahua
  3. Maltipoo
  4. Samoyed
  5. shiba inus
  6. Afghan Hound
  7. shar pei
  8. Butterfly
  9. Bichon Frize
  10. boston terrier
  11. Komondor
  12. hairless mexican
  13. Brussels Griffon
  14. chinese crested
  15. Bergamo Shepherd

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