How well do you know your dog?

How well do you know your dog?

Find out how well you know your furry pal with Queendom's


When a dog runs to your feet and rolls over on her back, what is she saying to you?

"Pet me-NOW!"
"Hey Boss, what's up?"
C'mon let's go squirrel hunting
Where's the ball?
I don't know

What does it mean when the hair on your dog's back stands up?

That she is feeling guilty and/or submissive
That she is having a bad hair day
That she is about to attack
That she is angry and/or suspicious
That she wants to play
I don't know

Your dog is ecstatic to see you and jumps up on you, decorating your new pants with dirty paw prints. What is the most effective way to discourage the behavior permanently?

Yell "get down" and throw him off you.
Anticipate when he is going to jump up and firmly say "Sit", rewarding him for doing so
Pet him and push him down gently
Give him a lengthy lecture on social etiquette
Jump on your dog to show him how it feels
I don't know

By playing tug of war with your dog, your dog can develop:

A tendency to compete with you
An aggressive prey drive
Low self-esteem
Stronger teeth
I don't know

You are walking with your dog and he is sniffing about and urinating frequently. Assuming he has no medical problems, why the constant peeing?

He still has to pee
He is marking territory
He wants the walk to last longer
He is drinking too much water
I don't know

Dogs only wag their tails when they are exceedingly pleased or happy.

I don't know

During sustained eye contact between you and your dog, if your dog looks away first, it means that:

She is feeling insecure and unloved
She is submitting to your dominant role
She is asserting her dominance over you
She is shy
She is bored with the staring contest
I don't know

Your dog would love nothing better than to climb into bed with you. But you insist that he sleep on the floor beside your bed. What does your dog think?

That you are unfair and mean
That you are punishing him
That you are the boss of the household
That you think there is not enough room for the two of you
I don't know

You leave your grown dog for a 5-hour period while you go out. You come back and your favorite pair of runners are shredded to bits. And one of your books has been partially digested. Why did your dear pooch wreak such havoc on your belongings?

She felt anxious about your departure
She felt angry about your departure
She was hungry
She is not very smart
She is resentful because she wanted to go out too
I don't know

It is a cool spring day and you and your dog are sitting around watching the world go by. Your dog spontaneously starts panting vigorously. Why?

He has to urinate
He is having a stimulating memory
He wants something from you
He is under stress (positive or negative)
I don't know

Dogs can differentiate between blue-violet and yellow.

I don't know

A tall man wearing a trench coat and fedora is swaggering towards you and your dog one evening. Your dog is visibly unnerved and stands her ground, growling and barking at the strange looking character. Why does your dog display this behavior?

She knows that she could rip any threatening character into bits
She perceives you as part of her family and is instinctively protective
She fundamentally feels protected by you and isn't scared to initiate a possible attack
It's good sport
She is trying to initiate play with this fun-looking guy
She hates this guy's fashion
I don't know

You are off to the grocery store. Your dog is looking at you longingly, but you simply can't take him. To comfort your pooch, you spend a significant amount of time saying goodbye, cuddling, praising, petting, and cooing to him. How will he feel when you actually walk out of the door?

Excited, agitated, and emotionally wound-up
Content and secure
Angry and resentful
Calm and sleepy
Happy to finally have the place to himself
I don't know

According to many dog trainers, inhumane treatment and __________ will most surely ruin a dog or puppy.

Intensive training too early
Social isolation
Excessive bathing
Premature toilet training
I don't know

Dogs have much more acute eyesight than humans.

I don't know
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