Are You a Good Dog or a Bad Dog?

By: Teresa McGlothlin

How would you react when someone unexpectedly knocks on your door?

The neighbor's dog keeps giving you side-eye – how do you handle it?

Your owner switches your brand of dog food – how do you react?

You know you are going to the vet – what are you like?

How would you wake your owner up in the morning?

If the family cat was in your dog bed, what would you do?

Would you rather be a small dog or a big dog?

How would you amuse yourself when your owner is at work?

As a dog, what would you dream about?

Oh, no! Your owner just brought home a new puppy – how do you treat it?

There's one steak left sitting on the grill – do you eat it?

Which of a dog's tricks could you master first?

Do you think it's polite to lick yourself in public?

If your owner was feeling down, how would you make them feel better?

Where would you like going most with your owner?

Would you ever chew up your owner's shoe?

What sort of dog treat would be your favorite?

If you were sent to obedience school, which grade would you get?

Which of a dog's emotions would you be best at expressing?

Your owner goes on vacation without you – how do you greet them when they come back?

How would you prefer to get your exercise?

Where would you be in the pack hierarchy of a family?

How much would you enjoy going on car rides?

If you were told to stay off the furniture, what would you do?

Would you demand a daily belly rub?

Your owner comes home with a baby – how do you feel about it?

Quick! Someone dropped a crumb – how do you get it?

One of the neighborhood dogs is checking you out – do you ignore it?

Your owner wants to give you medicine – will you take it?

How do you feel when your owner wants a kiss?

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About This Quiz

For a few minutes, let's shed your human skin and pretend that you are a dog. Put yourself in your favorite pet's paws and live your day like your next treat depends on it. You might know what you're like as a person, but what are you like as a dog? Good? Bad? Mischevious? 

While we really do not believe that there's such a thing as a good dog or a bad dog, dogs are often judged according to human standards. Once you answer our questions about your doggie behavior, we think we'll know what sort of dog you will be. Not everyone can be considered a good dog, but would you be bad enough to be considered the canine version of a bank robber? 

During our questions, picture yourself living your best four-legged life. Chew on the rawhide of answer possibilities and pick the one that makes you feel like you've just saved Timmy from the well. When we tally up the ways you would wag your tail or tuck it in shame, we'll know if you could stand a little obedience school. 

Good or bad, we know that you'll have an adorable wet nose. Will you choose to keep it to yourself, or will you need to sniff every bum that comes your way? Let's find out!


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