What Dog Breed Guards Your Heart?

Teresa McGlothlin

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About This Quiz

Dogs are so much more than our best friends! They keep our feet warm, look out for our homes, and they entertain us for hours on end. We have such intimate relationships with our canine pals that it only stands to reason that we have one guarding our hearts. 

As we fetch for answers during this quiz, we are going to try to get to know you as well as your furry family member. We'll take a look at the way you use your heart, the way you think about dogs, and your individual style, we'll match you up with the dog breed we think guards your heart. Will it be something small like a Jack Russell, or is your heart so large it needs something like a Great Dane? 

Not every breed is geared for the same kind of heart, so it's important that you answer our questions with the same honesty a dog has when it knows it has done something wrong. There are no right or wrong answers. There are only the answers your heart tells you to give us. Once we get a good feel for the pooch that guards your heart, we'll let you know which one has the job. Are you ready to find out?

Which word best describes your heart?

How do you feel about black cats?

Do you need a lot of attention?

Which human food would you share with your dog?

What do you think dogs think about?

What dog breed do you find the cutest?

What kind of wild dog are you when you are mad?

What name would you give to a new pet?

Are you afraid of mice?

Where should dogs sleep?

How would you do at obedience school?

Which trait do you share with dogs?

Do you like big dogs or little dogs more?

What might you donate to an animal shelter?

Which trick would you teach a dog first?

How many pets do you have?

Which animal-related job would you like to try?

How would you celebrate a dog's birthday?

Do you fall in love easily?

Where would you not want your dog to go with you?

Which cartoon dog do you like most?

Are you the trusting type?

What makes dogs so wonderful?

Are you more aggressive or more laid back?

What do you do when you get an unexpected visitor?

What kind of first impression do you make?

Are you more of a puppy or an old soul at heart?

Have you ever tried dog food?

What is the biggest chore that comes with dog ownership?

Are you a people person?

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