Is My Dog Overweight? Quiz

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 43

Is My Dog Overweight? Quiz - Quiz

If you have ever found yourself wondering, "Is my dog overweight? ", then you have come to the right place. We did the legwork for you and designed this awesome quiz which will help you determine whether your fluffy best friend is fat or not. This is important because dogs, just like us humans, can develop major health complications as a result of being too chunky. So, it is best that you figure out whether your dog is overweight or not. Don't forget to share this quiz with other dog moms and dads as well so they too can find out if they need to exercise their dog more or not!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What do you feel when you lightly press down on your dog's ribs?
    • A. 

      Slightly prominent ribs easily felt by pressing down, with a very thin layer of fat

    • B. 

      Almost non-prominent ribs but can be felt slightly, with a moderate layer of fat

    • C. 

      Ribs are completely non-prominent and cannot be felt and a thick layer of fat is also present

    • D. 

      I don't really press down on my dog's ribs...

  • 2. 
    How does your dog look when looking at them from above?
    • A. 

      Very thin, with an extremely well defined waist

    • B. 

      Moderate with an averagely well defined waist

    • C. 

      No waist definition and a large back

    • D. 

      My dog looks...normal, I guess?

  • 3. 
    Can you see a 'tuck' in your dog's belly?
    • A. 

      Barely

    • B. 

      No, it is round and jiggly

    • C. 

      Yes

    • D. 

      There is no tuck, instead there is a protuberance.

  • 4. 
    How much exercise does your furry pet get?
    • A. 

      10 to 15 minutes

    • B. 

      15 to 30 minutes

    • C. 

      Breed-specific exercise for an hour daily

    • D. 

      None, my dog is a couch potato.

  • 5. 
    How much food do you give your dog?
    • A. 

      At least two bowls

    • B. 

      One bowl

    • C. 

      Half a bowl

    • D. 

      Just barely covering the bottom of the bowl

  • 6. 
    When touching the base of my dog's tail:
    • A. 

      Bones are slightly prominent and easily felt under a thin layer of fat

    • B. 

      Almost non-prominent bones are felt under a moderate layer of fat

    • C. 

      Bones are extremely prominent and there is no layer of fat

    • D. 

      Non-prominent bones which cannot be felt under a thick layer of fat

  • 7. 
    What kind of food does your dog eat?
    • A. 

      Branded, high-fat dog food only

    • B. 

      Branded, low-fat dog food

    • C. 

      Scraps from the table

    • D. 

      Expensive steaks and red meat

  • 8. 
    Is your dog of a breed that gains weight easily?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 9. 
    How easy or difficult is it for your dog to do any physical activities?
    • A. 

      They are a ball of energy.

    • B. 

      They are skinny but strangely dull.

    • C. 

      Just as easy or difficult it is for any other dog, I guess!!

    • D. 

      They only move to get food.

  • 10. 
    Does your dog have any difficulty in breathing?
    • A. 

      Often

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Rarely

    • D. 

      Never

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