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1. This medium-sized sighthound was the 'poor man's greyhound'.
2. This is the longest-coated sighthound.
3. This may be the oldest breed of dog. In ancient Arabic times, it was the only breed of dog allowed in the tent. It was used to hunt gazelles along with trained falcons.
4. This breed is known as the 'barkless dog'.
5. This breed was originally bred from crosses of Mastiffs and other dogs in order to hunt lions.
6. This breed is known for its short legs, long ears and melodious- to some!- voice. Its name derives from the French work for 'low'.
7. This is the only large scent hound with a shaggy coat.
8. This small rabbit-hunting hound is bred with a white-tipped tail in order that it may be spotted easily.
9. In the USA, the Norwegian Elkhound is classified in the Hound Group even though it's actually a spitz.
10. This breed, the best of the cold-trailing hounds (hounds that follow an old scent) received its name from its fine pedigree.
11. This breed, famous in folklore in Great Britain, became extinct in modern times and was recreated through a special breeding program.
12. This breed was bred to hunt badgers.
13. This breed was created to hunt hares in packs. It is one of the rarest breeds in the U.S. and shares its name with an aircraft.
14. This Russian dog was bred to hunt wolves.
15. Which of these is the national dog of Malta?
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