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71) What breed may have been trained by hunters to turn meat over fires for cooking?

According to Irish lore, Glen of Imaal Terriers were used as turnspit dogs to turn meat over fires for cooking. Evidence for this is scarce, and engravings of such dogs from the 19th century do not bear much resemblance to today's Glen. It is, however, repeated in many descriptions of the breed and often used in color commentary by dog show announcers.

72) What do you call a cross between a Beagle and a Pug?

Although Puggle is the most common name for a crossbreed dog with a beagle parent and a pug parent, they can also be called a Bug, Buggle, or a Peagle.

73) What dog breed commonly requires caesarian sections?

One of the smallest terriers, Norwich Terriers are relatively rare, due in part to their low litter size and the common need for caesarian sections.

74) What is the smallest of the four Sennenhunds?

The Entlebucher Mountain Dog, a medium-sized dog, is the smallest of the four Sennenhunds or Swiss cattle dogs.

75) What is the largest breed of terrier?

The Airedale Terrier is traditionally called the "King of Terriers" because it is the largest of the terrier breeds.

76) What kind of dog is Snoopy?

Snoopy is Charlie Brown's pet beagle in the comic strip Peanuts created by Charles M. Schulz.

77) What dog was bred by 19th century gamekeepers to guard estates?

The Bullmastiff was originally developed by 19th-century gamekeepers to guard estates. The breed's bloodlines are drawn from the English Mastiff and the extinct Old English Bulldog.

78) What breed was used as a sheep dog by the Basque people?

The Great Pyrenees is a very old breed that has been used for hundreds of years by shepherds, including those of the Basque people, who inhabit parts of the region in and around the Pyrenees Mountains of southern France and northern Spain.

79) What lap dog is favored by Chinese royalty?

The Pekingese is an ancient breed of toy dog favored by royalty of the Chinese Imperial court as both a lap dog and companion dog, and its name refers to the city of Peking (Beijing) where the Forbidden City is located.

80) What is the state dog of North Carolina?

The Plott Hound is one of the least known breeds of dog in the United States, even though it is the state dog of North Carolina. A large scent hound, it was originally bred for hunting boar.