Canine Psychology And Behavior

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  • 1. 
    In order to have a balanced dog, you must provide ___________ - in that order.
    • A. 

      Love, respect, discipline

    • B. 

      Time, energy, affection

    • C. 

      Exercise, discipline, affection

  • 2. 
    By humanizing dogs, we damage them________________.
    • A. 

      Psychologically

    • B. 

      Physically

    • C. 

      Spiritually

  • 3. 
    Dogs don’t ___________.
    • A. 

      Show emotion

    • B. 

      Argue

    • C. 

      Reason

  • 4. 
    Dogs need leadership before they need love.  Let love _______ balance.  That’s how balance is maintained.
    • A. 

      Encourage

    • B. 

      Support

    • C. 

      Reward

  • 5. 
    Dogs use body language as a means of ________________ with one another, but it’s important to remember that their body language is also a function of energy they’re projecting.
    • A. 

      Corresponding

    • B. 

      Communicating

    • C. 

      Sharing

  • 6. 
    If the dog gets affection first, it tips the scales of your relationship in the ________ direction.
    • A. 

      Right

    • B. 

      Wrong

    • C. 

      Reasonable

  • 7. 
    It only takes a dog a few seconds to determine what kind of energy you are projecting, so it is important that you be consistent.  With your dog, you want to project what is called ________________ energy at all times.
    • A. 

      Calm-assertive

    • B. 

      Angry-aggressive

    • C. 

      Calm-submissive

  • 8. 
    It’s natural for humans to feel sympathy for another animal in distress, but dogs don’t need our sympathy.  They need our _____________.
    • A. 

      Option

    • B. 

      Love

    • C. 

      Leadership

  • 9. 
    Just like children, dogs need ____________ in order to be properly socialized.
    • A. 

      Affection and attention

    • B. 

      Rules, boundaries, and limitations

    • C. 

      Your time and energy

  • 10. 
    Never strike a dog.  A quick, assertive __________ can snap a dog out of an unwanted state.
    • A. 

      Whisper

    • B. 

      Look

    • C. 

      Touch

  • 11. 
    The earliest, most vital thing in a dog’s life, ___________, appears to it first as scent.
    • A. 

      Food

    • B. 

      Its litter mates

    • C. 

      Its mother

  • 12. 
    Submissive doesn’t mean pushover.  It doesn’t mean you have to make your dog into a zombie or slave.  It simply means ____________ and ___________.
    • A. 

      Cozy and sympathetic

    • B. 

      Relaxed and receptive

    • C. 

      Peaceful and hostile

  • 13. 
    The most important thing to know about animals is that they all live in the __________.
    • A. 

      Past

    • B. 

      Present

    • C. 

      Future

  • 14. 
    The natural order of the senses of a dog is ____________.
    • A. 

      Nose, eyes, ears

    • B. 

      Ears, nose, eyes

    • C. 

      Eyes, nose, ears

  • 15. 
    The proper way to approach a new dog is _______________.
    • A. 

      Not to approach at all

    • B. 

      Rush up and give affection

    • C. 

      Exclaim loudly, “How cute!”

  • 16. 
    The __________ determines and enforces the rules and boundaries by which the members will live.
    • A. 

      Leader

    • B. 

      Members

    • C. 

      Children

  • 17. 
    While humans have only have about 5 million scent receptors in our noses, the average grown dog has about __________ million.
    • A. 

      110

    • B. 

      180

    • C. 

      220

  • 18. 
    While sniffing you, the dog is reading not only your scent but also the all-important ___________ you are projecting.
    • A. 

      Power

    • B. 

      Energy

    • C. 

      Force

  • 19. 
    Your dog’s ________ is one of the greatest natural forces involved in shaping your dogs behavior.
    • A. 

      Loyalty

    • B. 

      Psychology

    • C. 

      Pack mentality

  • 20. 
    ____________ can also function as a language for dogs.
    • A. 

      Hearing

    • B. 

      Sight

    • C. 

      Scent

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