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Nicknames make everyone’s lives easier. We like things short and sweet. And nicknames are usually easier to say, spell, and type. Just like humans have nicknames, “Jon” for Jonathan, “Mike” for Michael, “Jen” for Jennifer, dog breeds do, too. There’s “Lab” for Labrador Retriever, “Golden” for Golden Retriever, and “Yorkie” for Yorkshire Terrier.

Some nicknames, however, aren’t quite as simple as those examples. Can you determine what the nickname is for these 15 different dog breeds? Take this quiz and find out!



Where did we get these nicknames from? The respective Breed Parent Clubs, of course!
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