Can We Figure Out Your Dog Name in Just 30 Questions?

Zoe Samuel

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About This Quiz

Naming a dog is an important way to make them part of the family. You need a name that everyone in the family can pronounce and that you will never find boring, no matter how many times you say it. The name cannot sound too similar to the names of other family members, especially other pets. Your dog has to be able to hear it, which means it needs to be a name that is easily yelled across a field while you're mad as heck at them for running off. The main challenge is that you need to decide your dog's name before you have had a chance to get to know them. You don't want to call a dog Bounce only to find out that it's the laziest dog on the planet, or name it Muttley when it's actually a $2,500 designer breed.

It might be slightly easier to pick out a doggie name for yourself, however. After all, you know yourself pretty well: your likes and dislikes, whether or not you're a hard worker, how greedy, fastidious or obedient you are. That's why we've put together this quiz to identify your dog name. Perhaps it's the name your dog has been secretly calling you in their head this whole time!

If you were a dog, would you be a rescue?

Have you ever served in the military or with the police?

How naughty are you?

Would you like a belly rub?

How long is your hair?

Would you like to play a game?

How much do you nap?

How do you feel about mud?

What job do you have?

Do you like to work hard?

Have you been through some rough stuff?

Where would you like to vacation?

How hungry are you?

Do you have a BFF?

Do you ever break the rules just because you can?

Who is your nemesis?

If you were a dog, what sort of collar would you wear?

If you went around your neighborhood as your dog self, who would you visit first?

There's a squirrel! What do you want to do about it?

What's the biggest thing you've ever hunted?

What are you afraid of?

How do you feel about going for a nice drive?

It's time for your annual checkup. What are your thoughts on that?

You have hurt your foot! What is to be done?

How happy are you?

How do you feel about going for a walkies?

How long is normal to spend grooming yourself daily?

How do you feel about swimming in rivers, lakes, the sea, etc.?

It's bath time. What's going through your mind?

What is your favorite treat?

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