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Big and small, smart and dumb, these dogs have gained a place in our hearts forever. Test your canine celebrity smarts by taking our canine all-stars quiz!start quiz
Question 1 of 20
What kind of dog was Toto in the original 1939 "Wizard of Oz" movie?
... Toto was played by a cairn terrier named Terry, who was paid a salary of $125 to play the role.
Question 2 of 20
The first dog to play this famous TV and movie canine star was adopted from the Burbank Animal Shelter.
... There have been four different Benjis, two of which were adopted from shelters. The show's creator, Joe Camp, wanted to use shelter dogs to call attention to the plea of abandoned and unwanted dogs.
Question 3 of 20
On the TV show "Frasier," Eddie was Martin Crane's best friend. What breed was Eddie?
... Eddie, played by canine star Moose, was a Jack Russell terrier.
Question 4 of 20
Nipper, the famous RCA dog, was a mix of two breeds: bull terrier and what?
... This cute bull terrier and fox terrier mix was called Nipper because he liked to nip the legs of people visiting his house.
Question 5 of 20
What type of dog is Fang, Hagrid's massive pet in the Harry Potter movies?
... Neapolitan mastiffs are some of the biggest dogs in existence and can reach up to 155 lbs. in weight.
Question 6 of 20
In 1925, Balto saved an Alaskan town from diphtheria and was later immortalized in a Disney movie. What breed was Balto?
... This dark-haired Siberian husky was also immortalized with a statue in Central Park, NYC.
Question 7 of 20
The sheriff in "The Dukes of Hazzard" owned a very lazy, very slow basset hound with a very unfitting name. What was the dog's name?
... Flash, just like basset hounds in real life, was a slow but vocal dog, emitting a series of howls, barks and murmuring whines to communicate with humans.
Question 8 of 20
This golden retriever knows a thing or two about advertising. What (hot) dog-friendly product's ads does he star in?
... "Duke" is forever trying to "spill the beans" on the secret family recipe behind Bush's baked beans.
Question 9 of 20
What kind of dog was Mimi’s dog in "The Drew Carey Show"?
... The pug was named Antonio after Antonio Banderas.
Question 10 of 20
Goofy, bow-legged dog Scooby Doo belongs to this breed, which is just as large in real life as it looks on TV.
... Although Scooby Doo appears particularly large in comparison to his human friends, Great Danes can stand as tall as 34 inches.
Question 11 of 20
In the original Peter Pan movie, what giant breed of dog acts as the kids' babysitter?
... Nana is a Newfoundland. Newfoundlands are massive dogs that can reach 155 lbs. and are very loving and protective of their owners.
Question 12 of 20
In this 2008 computer-animated film, Bolt believes he has superpowers and sets out to rescue his owner (who doesn't really need rescuing). On what type of dog did the illustrators base Bolt?
... Although the illustrators based Bolt on the American White Shepherd, they also incorporated characteristics from other breeds.
Question 13 of 20
What type of collie is Lassie?
... Rough collies have the longest coat of all collie types.
Question 14 of 20
In Disney's famous movie, "Lady and the Tramp," Tramp is a stray mutt and Lady is what?
... American cocker spaniels are sweet, bright dogs that also love adventure, just like Lady!
Question 15 of 20
Which TV detective owned a basset hound that was rarely seen but frequently talked about on screen?
... Columbo's dog (appropriately named "Dog") only appeared in a few episodes but was frequently mentioned even when off-screen.
Question 16 of 20
Santa's Little Helper is the pet greyhound of which TV family?
... The Simpsons rescued Santa's Little Helper from an abusive dog racing facility.
Question 17 of 20
Charles M. Schulz created Snoopy based on a dog he owned when he was a kid. What type of dog was he?
... Snoopy is a beagle, though his ears are shorter in the cartoon than they would be in real life.
Question 18 of 20
What mixed-breed dog is famous for bumping into walls while chasing an invisible mouse?
... Murray is a border collie mix. He was played by Maui, who was found in a California shelter by his trainer.
Question 19 of 20
In Sex and the City, Charlotte owned this type of dog:
... Charlotte's refined Cavalier King Charles spaniel also had a refined name: She was called Elizabeth Taylor and nicknamed Princess Dandyridge Brandywine.
Question 20 of 20
Besides "Scooby Doo," what other cartoon series also featured a Great Dane?
... The Jetsons' pet dog, Astro, looked in fact very similar to Scooby Doo on screen.
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