Wonder #2898: How Big Can a Dog Get?

Question 1 of 3

This Wonder is mostly about…

  1. How to care for large-breed dogs.
  2. The smallest dog breed.
  3. What kinds of dogs are the biggest.
  4. Breeds of working dogs.

Question 2 of 3

How do we know that the Great Dane is one of the tallest dog breeds?

  1. Irish wolfhounds are one of the tallest dog breeds
  2. Several of the tallest dogs on record have been Great Danes.
  3. Great Danes were bred to be hunting dogs.
  4. The tallest dog on record was named Zeus.

Question 3 of 3

Based on information from the Wonder, what were mastiffs NOT bred for?

  1. Fighting in arenas.
  2. Guarding.
  3. Working as a “war dog.”
  4. Working as a “nanny dog.”

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