Dogs Breed Selector Quiz

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Dogs Breed Selector Quiz

Remember: Budget for your new dog, including emergency costs If you rent a home, check for breed and size restrictions If you have other pets, take what your future dog was bred to do into consideration. Certain breeds may see your cat as food rather than a friend Puppies must be let outside once every few hours Age will effect your dog's energy level. Older dogs tend to be calmer. Every dog is an individual. This quiz is based on breed standards.


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  • 1. 
    How much exercise will you provide your dog with each day?
    • A. 

      A lot: an hour and a half or more of exercise, of this at least half an hour consists of vigorous exercise such as jogging

    • B. 

      Minimal: Less than 20 minutes of exercise a day. i.e. a short walk or some playtime in the backyard

    • C. 

      Some: 20 to 45 minutes of exercise

    • D. 

      Moderate: 45 minutes to an hour and a half of exercise

  • 2. 
    How much shedding can you deal with?
    • A. 

      Very little

    • B. 

      Moderate shedding; I can deal with moderate shedding or minimal shedding

    • C. 

      I don't mind shedding; I am fine with any amount of shedding

  • 3. 
    How often will you brush your dog and take him to be groomed?
    • A. 

      Brushing less than once a week and no trips to the groomer

    • B. 

      Brushing several times a week with trips to the groomer as needed

    • C. 

      All of the above; I am willing to properly care for a dog with any of the above needs

    • D. 

      Almost daily brushing with trips to the groomers every 6 weeks

  • 4. 
    What sized dog would you prefer?
    • A. 

      Smaller; less than 30lbs

    • B. 

      Medium; between 30 and 60 lbs

    • C. 

      Large; between 60 and 90 lbs

    • D. 

      Extra Large; over 90 lbs

    • E. 

      Doesn't matter; I am happy with any sized dog

    • F. 

      Small or Medium; between 1 and 60 lbs

    • G. 

      Medium or Large; between 30 and 90 lbs

    • H. 

      Large or Extra Large; over 60 lbs

  • 5. 
    How trainable would you like your dog to be?
    • A. 

      Very trainable; I would like to teach a lot of advanced tricks

    • B. 

      Moderately trainable; I want my dog to respond to basic commands

    • C. 

      Not very trainable; I don't mind a dog that wants to do his own thing

    • D. 

      No preference; I understand that some dogs won't really listen and others need daily training for mental stimulation, and I'm willing to match those needs.

    • E. 

      Very trainable to Moderately trainable; I am willing to adapt based on my dog's needs

  • 6. 
    How vocal would you like your dog to be?
    • A. 

      Quiet; minimal barking please

    • B. 

      Some noise; he should bark only if there is a good reason

    • C. 

      I'm fine with barking

  • 7. 
    What type of breed restrictions do you face?
    • A. 

      I live in a house/apartment with no breed restrictions

    • B. 

      I live in an apartment/area with breed specific legislation (BSL)

    • C. 

      I live in an apartment with a 30 lb weight limit

    • D. 

      I live in an apartment with a 30 lb weight limit and with BSL

    • E. 

      I live in an apartment with a 60 lb weight limit

    • F. 

      I live in an apartment with a 60 lb weight limit and with BSL