What Kind of Dog Parent Are You?

Khadija Leon

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About This Quiz

The term 'pet parent' or 'pet guardian' is used to refer to a person who owns and cares for a dog in some of the same ways that people care for human children. When it comes to animals, there is no rulebook or guide to being the perfect pet parent, and many people have to learn as they go along as each dog has its own special requirements.

Just as we humans are parents to our very own children, some of us are also parents to our own pets. We care for them by feeding them, bathing them, taking them to places that they like, as well as taking them to the vet. There are several different kinds of parents, the most common of which are helicopter parents, the soccer moms and dads, the chill parents who are more like a friend, and the parents who spoil their children.

Do you know what kind of dog parent you are? Are you the type of parent who spoils their pooch, or are you the type that can be found chilling on the couch with your pup? Well, if you are just as curious as we are, you can find out by taking this quiz!

Why do you have a dog?

Which of these words describes your dog?

Does your pet usually get his/her way?

On a scale of 1 to 10, how high maintenance is your dog?

How many nicknames do you have for your pet?

How many bowls does your dog have?

What do you usually feed your dog?

Which of these treats do you give your dog?

Where does your dog sleep?

Where do you usually take your pet?

Does your dog get enough exercise?

What is the weirdest thing that you do with your dog?

How are you most likely to celebrate your pet’s birthday?

Is your pet obedient?

What does your dog like to destroy?

How do you discipline your dog?

How do you reward your pet for good behavior?

Does your dog know how to do tricks?

Do you get anxious when your pet is off its leash?

Does your pet go on dates with other dogs?

How many belly rubs are required every day?

How often does your pet visit the vet?

Who usually gives your dog a trim?

Does your dog have a lot of toys?

What color is your dog’s collar?

What type of clothing would your pet wear?

Your dog is looking chubbier than usual, what do you do?

Have you ever had any scares when it comes to your pet?

Which of these pet themed movies would you watch with them?

Which of these breeds will your next dog be?

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