What Fictional Canine Is Your Dog?

Ian Fortey

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About This Quiz

Dogs are called man's best friend for a very good reason. No matter what animal you can think of, whether it be a fish or a bird, a horse or even a cat, none of them comes close to being the same kind of companion as a dog. Sure, some dogs may be little goofballs who chase their tails and tip over the trash looking for snacks, but just look at the big picture. Look at the dogs that work as service animals, the ones that serve in the military and law enforcement. Look at dogs that protect humans from attackers, that save families from house fires, that even detect when you have a serious illness. Dogs are amazing!

Obviously, our stories are just as full of dogs as our lives are, and there have been some great fictional pups over the years. Sometimes it's easier to capture the spirit of a dog in fiction since real life dogs are often a little too spontaneous to chronicle all the time. With all those fictional dogs out there, there has to be at least one that's eerily similar to your own dog, don't you think? You must have noticed a few similarities now and then. Why not tell us a bit about your dog now, and we'll fetch you the fictional dog that matches up with your real-life best friend!

Is your dog a large breed of dog or a bit of a smaller size?

How often do you take your dog out for a walk?

Do you find yourself posting more pictures of your dog on social media than pictures of yourself?

Does your dog have a balanced diet?

If you're out of the house for the day, how does your dog react when you come home?

If you have your dog on a leash when you're out walking do people come up to pet it?

How much time would you say you spend playing with your dog?

Do you think your dog makes a good guard dog for your home?

Has your dog ever been formally trained or had obedience classes?

If you call your dog's name, is it going to come running?

Does your dog get along well with other dogs at the dog park?

How do you think your dog might react to meeting a cat?

How is your dog around small children?

Even an untrained dog tends to pick up a few commands. How many words do you think your dog knows?

Does your dog have a designated sleeping spot somewhere in the house?

Has your dog ever destroyed anything of value in your home?

If your dog could prepare its own meals, what do you think it'd be eating all day?

When you're describing your dog to someone else, is "intelligent" a word you're going to use?

What would you say is your dog's absolute favorite thing to do?

Why did you choose your specific dog?

Is your dog a fan of trips to the beach?

How often would you say your dog does something that makes you laugh?

The last time you bathed your dog, what was the reason you felt you needed to bathe it?

Have you ever bought clothing specifically for your dog to wear?

How many times have you come home to a mess that your dog created when it was alone in the house?

Is your dog the noisy sort with a lot of howling and barking or does your dog keep it mostly quiet?

How does your dog react when strangers come to the house?

Has your dog ever been aggressive towards a human before?

Does your dog have dog friends that you get together with ever?

What is your dog doing right at this moment?

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