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1. Nikko is seen here dozing in the Sun. The bulldog is often seen as the symbol of England, and the "British Bulldog" spirit is used to describe the Winston Churchill era. Which branch of the U.S. military has the bulldog as its official mascot?
2. This chocolate Labrador, appropriately named Hershey, is on the lookout for mischief. One of the first paintings of the breed dates back to 1823, and a work called "Cora. A Labrador Bitch". Which English artist, well known for his depiction of animals, painted it?
3. A buddy he meets at the park is training to be 'seeing-eye' dog and he's jealous. A border collie named Fly (and voiced by Miriam Margolyes) appears in which 1995 comedy-drama film?
4. Kelly looks singularly unimpressed by her new dog collar. Perhaps the most famous German shepherd was Rin-Tin-Tin, who was rescued from a World War I battlefield by an American soldier. He went on to appear in 27 Hollywood films. Towards the end of his career he was denied by his non-human status the chance to pick up which award even though he garnered the most votes?
5. Greyhounds were not originally bred for racing, but for coursing game, but they are most often seen these days pursuing a fake rabbit around a circular track. The reason for their popularity as racing animals is due to their explosive speed, capable of reaching top speed within six strides. Which of the options is roughly that top speed for a typical greyhound?
6. If anyone thinks dogs do not know when they have done something they're not supposed to, the look on this Dalmatian's face suggests that they know only too well. They are known for their sizable litters, 9-13 being normal, while 101 would be abnormal even for this breed. Who wrote the original novel "The Hundred and One Dalmatians"?
7. If you never thought a Chihuahua could look fierce, take a look at Skippy here. Scary! The world's smallest dog breed is named after a state in which country?
8. Originally bred for mountain rescue, the Saint Bernard is an iconic breed of the Alps region. Which two countries are connected by the Great Saint Bernard Pass?
9. This Irish setter puppy named Indy has clearly had an exhausting day. There have been numerous famous Irish setters. In fact, the White House staff gave which U.S. President a puppy that he named King Timahoe?
10. Our tenth and final adorable face belongs to Mutton, an Old English Sheepdog. The 1973 children's comedy film starring Jim Dale and Spike Milligan designated this breed as "The Biggest Dog in the World". What, though, was the name of the dog?
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