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The Can You Spot the Fake Dog Breed? quiz


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In "The Dog Merchants," Kim Kavin writes about a dog shelter in Costa Rica that had a problem. Adopters wanted purebreds, while the shelter was full of mutts. It renamed them with made-up breeds like Chubby-Tailed German Dobernauzers, Fire-Tailed Border Cockers and Alaskan Fluffyterriers. Adoptions shot up 1,400 percent.

Think you wouldn't fall for it? Take this quiz to find out!


The Dog Merchants Inside the Big Business of Breeders, Pet Stores, and Rescuers by Kim Kavin Which of these dog breeds is a fake?

 
 
 
 
 

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