The Ultimate Best Hunting Dog Quiz

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The Ultimate Best Hunting Dog Quiz
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Man's best friend can also be his best hunting dog. You can train your pooch to carry its weight in prey before your next hunting trip. Take this quiz to learn more about how to pick the best hunting dog.
What is a dog's natural talent?
protector
hunter
A dog is a natural hunter.
no natural talent

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Dogs have a natural tendency to do what?
chase after moving objects
They naturally like to chase after moving objects.
destroy furniture
bite strangers

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What is historically a "dog's job"?
round up cattle
pull sleds
both answers
Historically dogs were used to round up cattle, pull sleds and guard the farm.

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What dog is best for duck hunting?
golden retriever
For duck hunting, man's best friend is the golden retriever.
hound
terrier

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If you are hunting raccoons, what dog should you bring with you?
standard poodle
hound
If you're going after raccoons, bring a hound with you.
German shepherd

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Modern hunting dogs are initially trained to go after what animal?
rabbits
squirrels
birds
Modern hunting dogs start by being trained to chase after birds.

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What dog is a quick learner and eager to please its trainer?
pointers
spaniels
both answers
Quick learners and eager to please include pointers, retrievers, setters and spaniels.

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What are hounds known for?
sense of smell
Hounds are known for their excellent sense of smell.
lack of intelligence
ferocity

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What dog can retrieve birds and not damage them in the process?
English springer spaniels
English springer spaniels can retrieve birds carefully.
pointers
neither answer

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What dog will let you know where to find prey?
German shepherd
Irish setter
The Irish settler will bound ahead and let you know where the prey is.
standard poodle

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How does the Irish setter indicate the location of prey?
points
crouches down in a squat
The Irish setter crouches down in a squat to indicate the quarry.
both answers

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What hunting dog is also a good dog in the home?
Labrador retrievers
The Labrador retriever is a good hunter as well as house pet.
Chihuahua
bulldog

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What dog belongs to the versatile breed?
bulldog
drahthaar
The drahthaar is one of the versatiles.
poodle

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What tasks will a versatile breed dog perform?
point
retrieve
both answers
A dog in the versatile breed can do it all -- it will point , retrieve, stay close or bound ahead.

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Versatile breeds assist with the hunting of what animal?
birds
deer
both answers
Versatile breeds will assist with the hunt for birds, rabbits and deer.

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Where do drahthaars originate from?
South America
Australia
Europe
The versatile drahthaars originated in Europe.

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How do pointers indicate they have located the prey?
crouch down in a squat
point
Pointers point to the prey.
neither answer

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What dog is one of the original hunting dogs?
Rhodesian ridgeback
The Rhodesian ridgeback is one of the first hunters.
pointer
hound

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What is the Australian National Kennel Council equivalent of the sporting group dogs?
gundog group
The AKNC uses the term gundog group.
retrieval dogs
glamour dogs

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What household retrieval task can you train your dog to do?
newspaper
slippers
both answers
Some dogs can be trained to retrieve the newspaper or slippers.

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