Q: Each state has a state flower and state bird, but did you know some states have state dogs? Pennsylvania calls a well known giant breed as its state dog. Name the breed.
A: Pennsylvania’s state dog is the Great Dane. Most state dog breeds get their designation because the breed originated there, the Great Dane’s connection to PA is through founder William Penn who was thought to have owned one.
When the PA legislature voted for the Great Dane to be the state dog, the members voted with yips, growls and barks and the speaker confirmed the vote by saying “the arfs have it”. How’s that for government!?
(Source- Visit PA)
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