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Dog Psychology Quiz

Do you often wonder why dogs behave the way they do? Try this quiz and see how much you know about a dog's mind. 10 Questions.

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Cesar Millan, the Dog Whisperer’s, ‘right hand dog’ was which of the following?

  • Beagle
  • Pit Bull Terrier
  • Boxer
  • Basset Hound


What is one of the major signs that a dog is frightened?

  • It shows its teeth
  • Runs around in circles
  • Whining
  • Foaming at the mouth


Dogs are said to be crepuscular. What does this mean?

  • Continually hungry
  • Nocturnal
  • Enjoy living in a pack
  • Their peak activity is at dawn and at dusk


What is a major sign of anxiety in a dog?

  • Mouth open in a ‘grin’
  • Eyes half-shut
  • Low, assertive growl
  • Eyes wide open


If a dog’s tail is erect and wagging, it means what?

  • Predatory
  • Curious
  • Aggressive
  • Submissive


Why do dogs like to sometimes bury bones?

  • It's a survival instinct
  • Because they are full up
  • Feeling sick
  • No particular reason


Dogs have a tendency to smell each others’ bottoms on meeting for the first time. Why?

  • To check their ages
  • To check the dog’s psychological state
  • To determine its breed
  • It’s a quick way to get to know the other dog


Which dog breed is widely regarded as the most intelligent?

  • Border Collie
  • Poodle
  • Doberman Pinscher
  • Cocker Spaniel


The introduction of a puppy into a pack of older dogs causes what?

  • Tension and anxiety
  • Unbridled happiness
  • Nothing
  • Happiness


Which of the following is NOT a method of communication between dogs?

  • Smell
  • Begging
  • Sound
  • Facial expression