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  Meet Your Matchâ„¢Meet Your Match® - Dog Adopter Survey

Fill out the Dog Adopter Survey below, answering simple questions about how you want your new dog to fit into your home and family. The survey has 16 questions to help determine which Canine-ality™ would best match your expectations, experience, lifestyle and home environment. Based on how you answer you will be given a purple, orange, or green color card. Then, use your color as a guide to match yourself with your new best friend.

I have owned a dog before Yes No Currently own dog(s)
The last time I had a dog was 2-10 years ago   10+ years ago Not currently, but within the past year
My dog needs to get along with other dogs No Yes  
My dog needs to be good with: Children over 8 years old Children under 8 years old Elderly people
Cats Animals other than dogs and cats  
My dog will primarily be an… Inside dog Outside dog  
My dog needs to be able to be alone (per day)… 2 hours or less 4 hours or less 4-8 hours
8-10 hours 12 hours  
When I'm at home, I want my dog to be by my side… All of the time Some of the time Little of the time
When I'm not at home, my dog will spend her time… In the garage In a crate in the house In the yard
Loose in the house Confined to one room in the house  
I want a guard dog. Yes No  
I want my dog to hunt or herd with me Yes No  
I want my dog to be the type that is very enthusiastic in the way she shows she loves people Not at all Somewhat Very
I want my dog to be playful Not at all Somewhat Very
I want my dog to be laid back Very Somewhat Not at all
I am comfortable doing some training with my dog to improve manners such as jumping, stealing food and pulling on the leash No training Some training A lot of training
I (or my children) want to participate in Agility, Flyball or Obedience with our dog. Yes No  
I am interested in a dog with "special needs" (medical or behavioral) Yes No  


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