Which Dog Breed Is Your Heart Guardian?

By: Teresa McGlothlin
Estimated Completion Time
3 min
Which Dog Breed Is Your Heart Guardian?
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About This Quiz

We know you've heard of guardian angels and spirit animals, but do you know anything about your heart's canine guardian? Whether you realize it or not, you have an inner dog breed looking out for your well being. After you tell us how your heart works, we'll let you know which one it is!

Depending on the way you live your life, you might need a big dog, or you might need a small dog to do the job of guarding your heart. The way you live and the way you love are central to your being, and your heart's pooch is always there to scare away potential predators and to take you by the leash and lead you away from any harm. The answers you give us to your questions about your relationship dogs will tell the tale of the one that keeps you safe.

As you scroll through the questions, try to answer as instinctively as a puppy knowing how to find its food bowl. Every answer you give us will help us figure out the traits of the dog doing your real heart's work. Which dog looks out for you? You'll have to fetch the answers to find out!

How well would you do in obedience school?
They would kick me out.
I would ace it.
I might struggle a little.
I'm too well behaved for obedience school.

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What do you have in common with a pug?
I have a little face.
I like to let people know I'm around.
People say I look grumpy.
I am kind of short.

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Do you currently have a dog?
I have a few of them.
I have a cat.
I do have a dog.
I really want a dog.

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What do dogs dream about most often?
Bones
Chasing things
Running free
Cuddles with their owners

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How would you deal with an aggressive dog?
There's no such thing.
I would give it space.
I wouldn't go near it.
I would bribe it with a treat.

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If you were a wolf, what place in the pack would you have?
Warrior
Alpha
Beta
Healer

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How do you react when someone knocks on your door?
I get excited.
If I'm not expecting it, it angers me.
I usually hide.
It depends on the time of day.

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Which trick does a new dog need to learn first?
Sit
Go potty
Roll over
Play dead

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Out of these breeds, which is the cutest?
Great Dane
Boston terrier
Labrador retriever
Saluki

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Which human food would you share with your dog?
Ice cream
Peanut butter
Steak
Carrots

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What gift would you take to a dog's birthday party?
Why would I go to a dog's birthday party?
Chew toy
Gourmet dog food
A new dog bed

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Do you think cat or dogs are smarter?
Cats are far smarter.
Both are smarter than my friends.
They are smart in different ways.
Dogs are a lot smarter than cats.

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Why are dogs so great to have around?
They have feelings.
They are loyal.
They are great guardians.
Dog owners get more exercise.

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Which name would you choose for a new dog?
Bowser
Sir Woofenstien
Barky Barkman
Paws McPoo

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What is a dog thinking about when it has the zoomies?
Getting some exercise
Showing off
Annoying their owners
Getting up speed

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If you were a dog, what would you find most irritating?
Loud noises
Small kids
Cats
Smaller dogs

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What's the hardest thing about having a puppy?
They grow too fast.
They chew up my sneakers.
House training is a nightmare.
Not wanting another one

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How do you feel when you see those sad animal commercials?
I change the channel.
I feel terrible about humanity.
I get out my checkbook.
I tend to look away until it's over.

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Which of the wild dogs would you prefer to pet?
Dingo
Coyote
Hyena
Wolf

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Would you rather adopt a male dog or a female dog?
One of each
Male
Female
No preference

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Which of these cartoon dogs is funniest?
Santa's Little Helper
Brian Griffin
Scooby Doo
Goofy

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If you had to try a dog food flavor, which one would it be?
Beef with gravy
Chicken and rice
Pork medley
Hamburger with avocado

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Where do you think a dog should sleep?
My bed
Dog bed
Floor
Couch

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Which small dog breed is most ferocious?
Toy poodle
Rat terrier
Pomeranian
Chihuahua

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Did you have a dog when you were growing up?
I had many pets.
I did have a dog!
I had a dog and a cat.
I had a goldfish.

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How many dogs is too many dogs?
There's no such thing.
More than one is too many.
Two dogs is enough.
Dogs need at least two siblings.

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Would you rather work with dogs or with children?
Dogs
Adults
Children
Either one

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Which of your senses is as strong as a dog's?
Hearing
Taste
Touch
Eyesight

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Do you prefer little dogs or big dogs?
I like all the dogs.
I like smaller dogs.
Big dogs work for me.
I love the medium sized ones.

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Which animal related job would you try?
Veterinarian
Zoo nutritionist
Marine biologist
Lion tamer

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