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How much do you know about canine award winners?

Test your knowledge of title-winning and champion dogs.

1. What is the name of the French police dog who was posthumously awarded a medal for her bravery, after being killed in a raid following the Paris attacks?
A. Dusty.
B. Diesel.
C. Dante.

2. What was the name of the Jack Russell Terrier who starred in the Oscar-winning film ‘The Artist’ and won an award at the Cannes Film Festival for his role in the movie?
A. Aggie.
B. Uggie.
C. Oggie.

3. A dog has never won an Oscar — true or false?

4. Recognised as the animals equivalent of the Victoria Cross and awarded by the PDSA, what is the name of the highest honour animals serving in military conflict can receive?
A. Dickin Medal.
B. Daniels Medal.
C. Desmond Medal.

5. And, how many times has a dog been awarded the honour?
A. 7.
B. 31.
C. 157.

6. What is the name of the three-legged Anatolian Shepherd Dog who has won multiple awards, including the Friends for Life trophy and Caring Animal of the Year, for helping courageous 10-year-old Owen Howkins battle a rare genetic disorder?
A. Haatchi.
B. Lassie.
C. Bobby.

7. The Keddell Memorial Trophy is awarded to the winner of which prestigious competition?
A. Westminster Dog of the Year.
B. The International Agility Dog of the Year.
C. Best in Show at Crufts.

8. The Best in Show winners at Crufts in 2015 and 2016 came from which breed group?
A. Terrier.
B. Utility.
C. Gundog.

9. Newfoundland Bilbo, who won a Pet Hero Award in 2010, was famous for being what in his native Cornwall?
A. A search and rescue dog.
B. A lifeguard dog.
C. A firefighting dog.

10. What is the name of the Kennel Club’s competition for cross-breeds, the final of which is held at Crufts?
A. Mongrels.
B. Mutts.
C. Scruffts.

11. Chinese Crested Dog Mugly, from Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, won which dubious canine title in 2012?
A. The World’s Laziest Dog.
B. The World’s Smelliest Dog.
C. The World’s Ugliest Dog.

 

 

Answers:

1. B
2. B
3. True — dogs are not eligible to win.
4. A
5. B
6. A
7. C
8. A
9. B
10. C
11. C.

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