Can We Guess Where You Grew Up Based on Your Taste in Dogs?

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Zoe Samuel

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Obviously, all dogs are brilliant. This is simply a known fact that only a quite mad person would dispute. However, not all dogs are equally brilliant in the eyes of every person. We all have a favorite dog or two (typically, our own or the ones we know), followed by a favorite few dog breeds. After that, we have the dog breeds we think are generally great, the ones we think are only great because they're dogs and thus at least a little great, and then the dog breeds we look at and say to ourselves, "I mean, really, just get a cat. You obviously want to. There's nothing wrong with getting a cat! Own it!"

However, which dogs strike our fancy the most is thoroughly based not just by our personality and our family's personal circumstances, but also by the culture in which we grow up. If you're from the chilly wilderness of Alaska, you clearly need and prize different things in dogs than you might if you hail from the densest and vastest urban sprawl on the planet in Shanghai. Likewise, if you live in a small village in England, you think of dogs differently than if you grew up on the savanna in Africa, following your herds with your dogs as your best lieutenants.

Tell us about your loves, preferences, and tastes (no, not the literal kind) when it comes to dogs, and we'll see if we can pinpoint your point of origin!

How big is too big?

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Should a dog be willing to kill for you?

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Should a dog have a job?

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Should a dog shed?

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How many party tricks should a dog be able to do?

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How many overall commands should they know?

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Do you love a dog that actually fits on your lap?

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What kind of weather should a dog be able to handle?

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What should their favorite activity be?

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How much should they eat?

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How long should they live?

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Should they be able to go everywhere with you?

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How many tennis balls should a dog be able to carry?

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How much does the pureness of the breed matter?

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Should a dog be able to compete in a show?

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How agile should they be?

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Who should they love?

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What should people think when they see you with your dog?

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Where should your dog like to exercise?

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Should your dog be spayed or neutered?

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How should your dog be groomed?

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What gift will your dog give you?

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Where should your dog sleep?

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On what social media will your dog most commonly appear?

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How well will your dog get on with dogs it doesn't know?

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Will your dog also stand in as your neighbors' dog?

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What will you do to ensure you know where your dog is?

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If your dog goes AWOL, where will it be?

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What is your dog's idea of a wonderful surprise treat?

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Who should your dog definitely never trust?

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