When To Put Your Dog Down? Quiz

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When To Put Your Dog Down? Quiz

It is always hard to let go of your furry best friend, but sometimes it does become necessary. Take our quiz on 'when to put down your dog' for an easy and preventive assessment of your dog's health, at least externally. Make sure that you read all the questions and answer all of them by selecting the option most close to their actual condition. We hope that your dog can make it and you don't need to put them down. Last but not the least, please consult a vet if you think something is wrong with your pet.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Does your dog have any problems with mobility?
    • A. 

      Yes, even after taking painkillers

    • B. 

      Yes, but once I give them painkillers, they are back to normal

    • C. 

      Yes, but only sometimes

    • D. 

      No, not at all

  • 2. 
    What does your dog's appetite look like?
    • A. 

      They are eating normally

    • B. 

      They have to sometimes be enticed to eat their food

    • C. 

      They don't eat their food even with enticement and only want hand-fed treats

    • D. 

      They face some problems eating, but nothing that can't be handled

  • 3. 
    Do you regularly exercise your dog?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What is your dog's water consumption like?
    • A. 

      They are drinking enough water without any problems

    • B. 

      They are drinking a little less water than usual, but it might be because of the cold weather

    • C. 

      They are not having as much water as they used to even though everything else is the same

    • D. 

      They only drink water when coaxed, sometimes not even then

  • 5. 
    Is your dog in pain?
    • A. 

      Your dog seems in pain, they whine, cry, or just plain don't move even after their pain medication

    • B. 

      Your dog seems to be in pain but not after taking pain medication

    • C. 

      Your dog does not show any symptoms of pain

    • D. 

      You dog is happy and healthy

  • 6. 
    What is your dog's diagnosis, if they currently have a medical condition?
    • A. 

      It is grim, they have a medical condition that cannot be cured

    • B. 

      Their medical condition will take time and care to recover from

    • C. 

      Their medical condition is trivial

    • D. 

      My dog has no medical condition

  • 7. 
    Does your dog have difficulty breathing?
    • A. 

      Yes, they have severe episodes of not being able to breathe

    • B. 

      They have infrequent bouts of wheezing or coughing but generally less than 2 minutes

    • C. 

      They just get tired but no wheezing

    • D. 

      They have no problems breathing and no exercise intolerance

  • 8. 
    Is your dog facing incontinence problems?
    • A. 

      Yes, quite frequently. They are unable to control themselves any more.

    • B. 

      Yes, but they go back to normal after their medication.

    • C. 

      Just sometimes.

    • D. 

      Never.

  • 9. 
    How is your dog's hygiene
    • A. 

      Bad, they have sores from lying down, but they cannot move either

    • B. 

      They have a wound/ sores, but I am able to clean that up and they groom themself as well

    • C. 

      They are able to take care of themself and don't have any glaring wounds or skin problems

    • D. 

      They are perfectly groomed

  • 10. 
    Is your dog social?
    • A. 

      Not anymore, they seem irritable or snappy

    • B. 

      Usually, but they are spending less and less time with their family

    • C. 

      They enjoy time with the family but not the company of other pets

    • D. 

      They enjoy playing with everyone

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