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Not many people know that there are 12 States that have designated an official State dog.

Following are several States that have elected their own State Dog. Is your State one of them? Let's discover.

1) Alaska

The official State dog is the Alaskan Malamute.

 2) Louisiana

The official State dog is the Catahoula Leopard Dog

3) Maryland

The official State dog is the Chesapeake Bay Retriever.

4) Massachusetts

The official State dog is the Boston Terrier.

5) New Hampshire

The official State dog is the Chinook.

6) North Carolina

The official State dog is the Plott hound.

7) Pennsylvania

The official State dog is the Great Dane.

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8) South Carolina

The official State dog is the Boykin Spaniel.

9) Tennessee 

 The official State dog is the Bluetick coonhound

10) Texas

The official State dog is the Blue Lacy

 11) Virginia

The official State dog is the American Foxhound.

12) Wisconsin

The official State dog is the American Water Spaniel.

Now That You Know...

Now that you know the 12 official State dogs, you may be wondering how these dogs look like. 

You may therefore like to "put a face" to some of these dog breeds, that you perhaps may have never heard about before.

No worries! Here is a brief video showing you all the 12 dogs in all their beauty!

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