Which Dog Breed Matches Your Personality?

Zoe Samuel

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About This Quiz

Dogs and human beings came into contact about 10,000 years ago. We adopted them and shaped them through selective breeding to produce the qualities we wanted from our canine companions. Today there are hundreds of dog breed, each with its own strengths, weaknesses, health issues, and personalities.

Dogs are bred for purposes, much as personalities develop around certain life circumstances. This is why we see so much of ourselves in them. Even if you don't intend to get a working dog, you are likely attracted to the dog's demeanor and look because it corresponds to something about you. Maybe the dog looks like you, with its shaggy hair and soulful eyes, or it's just up for it in a way that appeals to you, wanting to go running one minute and snuggling the next. No matter what you do for a living, what your lifestyle is like, or how you live, there is a dog for you.

We are pretty sure that if you answer a few questions for us, we can triangulate your personality type, and distill that information into a profile of the dog you're most like. We will then reference your dog personality against our list of breeds and tell you what dog breed you're like!

How ambitious are you?

At first glance, how would a stranger describe you?

How old are you?

How successful are you?

How do you react to someone you don't like?

How fit are you?

How would you describe your life when in a relationship?

What's your ideal sort of vacation?

Do you have a lot of friends?

Are you a sore loser?

How do you act in victory?

Do you have an active lifestyle?

How would you describe your single life?

How are your relationships with your work colleagues?

What's your ideal night out?

How bohemian are you?

How do you greet people?

How's your attention span?

How do you fare when there are a lot of strangers around?

Do you play favorites?

How do you eat?

How much do you pay attention to what is going on around you?

How well defined is your sense of right and wrong?

How aggressive are you?

Do you see yourself as beautiful?

How do you relax?

How much personal space do you need to be happy?

How committed are you?

How stressed out are you?

Do you ever find you have tunnel vision?

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