Canine Quiz

Who is “Top Dog” at Your House?

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Does your dog:

1. Get up on furniture “uninvited”? Even ONE piece counts as a yes.
 Yes No

2. Get excited and nippy when you sit down on the floor?
 Yes No

3. Nibble from a bowl left down for them all day?
 Yes No

4. Eat BEFORE the humans in your house have eaten their meal?
 Yes No

5. BEG while humans are eating a meal or a snack?
 Yes No

6. STEAL food or objects from tables, counters, or small children?
 Yes No

7. GUARD their food dish – showing teeth, growling, or lunging?
 Yes No

8. GUARD items such as bones or toys, or spaces, such as their bed, crate or chair?
 Yes No

9. Enjoy being chased when they have something in their mouth?
 Yes No

10. Like to bring you an object to TUG?
 Yes No

11. Like to be FIRST going out the door?
 Yes No

12. Like to follow you room-to-room? In to the bathroom?
 Yes No

13. Bark or whine if put in another room or crated WHILE YOU ARE HOME?
 Yes No

14. Whine, paw, bump, jump up, nip, bark at you for attention?
 Yes No

15. Like to be patted on the chest and tummy area?
 Yes No

16. Respond best to a loud or dominant voice?
 Yes No

17. JUMP UP on family, friends or strangers when greeting them?
 Yes No

18. Ever get “grumpy” around children, if disturbed when resting, or other times?
 Yes No

19. Refuse to move if they are in the way when you approach?
 Yes No

20. Continue to bark after being asked to stop?
 Yes No

21. Pretend to be “deaf” sometimes when asked to “Come”?
 Yes No

22. Show protective behaviors around you, your children, car, house or yard?
 Yes No

23. Make their own decisions or have any unpredictable behaviors?
 Yes No

“YES” responses indicate that perhaps you could change your relationship with your dog for the benefit of all concerned! I can help you to do that.

If you have made an appointment to see me, please take this quiz and submit it for me to work with before we meet. If you do not have an appointment and would like to submit this as a starting point for a discussion about your dog, please do so and please include your phone number.

canine quiz

Who is "Top Dog"?