A] Personal Details
1] Your Name?
2] Your 2 Leggeds Names?
“Mom and Dad.”
3] What type of K9 are you? [Breed]
4] How Old Are You?
“I am 2, but l will be 3 on March 17. I’m a St Patrick’s day puppy.”
5] Do you run your household?
6] Do you live inside or outside the house?
“Inside of course”
7] Where about in the world do you live?
“Plymouth Connecticut USA.”
B] Exercise/Play Time/Adventuring
8] How often do you take your 2 leggeds for a walk?
“In winter mom tries for once a day, weather permitting. This winter has been tough with snow and ice and brutal cold. Warm weather, twice a day.”
9] Do you vary the walks or trek the same route every day?
“During winter same route because it’s safe with sidewalks, warm weather Mom takes me all over to different parks and tails.”
10] Do your 2 leggeds allow you to talk to other K9’s on your walks or do they huff and puff behind you and urge you to hurry along?
“I’m a friendly girl, so yes, and no they never hurry me along.”
11] Are you allowed to do ‘stuff’ on your walks freely?
“Yes very much so.”
12] Have your 2 leggeds ever embarrassed you? If so how?
13] Do your 2 leggeds expect you to fetch the ball/toy every time during soft/hard play?
* Do you have favourite toys and if so what are they?
“I love fetching. So yes”.
14] Are you loved every day?
Made to feel special?
“Oooh yes. Mom and Dad love me. Think of me as their child. Mom always buys me new toys and I always get special treats.”
15] Do your 2 leggeds take you away on holidays with them?
16] Do you get to pick where you go if they do?
17] Are you given treats? Too few or just right? What are your favourites?
“I always think too few.”
18] Are you fed a nutritional diet?
“Yes, Blue Seal Natural 26.”
19] Is your food moist or dry or both or even the raw meat diet?
“Dry, water is added to it.”
20] Do you enjoy it or is it boring?
“Thoroughly enjoy it.”
21] Do you eat it every day, or sometimes refuse to?
“Every day. Sometimes my humans will add special teams to it, like cut up steak.”
22] Are you allowed to sample your 2 leggeds food?
“Only when dad’s not looking. I have Mom wrapped around my paws. Hehe.”
23] Do you eat your food when you are expected to, or when you wish to?
“When I wish to. I’m a very spoiled girl.”
D] Your Personal K9 Stuff
24] Do you have a favourite piece of 2 legged clothing and if so, do they know?
“Not really. I always try to pull things off if my Mom and Dad try to out anything on me.”
25] Go on be a Devil – tell us what it is ….?
“Flipping my food bowl over for the sake of always having food in it, not that I’m hungry, I just don’t want it empty. Also as soon as Mom leaves for work, I flip the garbage over and bring my favourite tidbits into the living room. I did that to Mom today even before she left. Mom always has to lock the garbage can up.”
26] Do you deliberately play up at times, just to annoy or worry the 2 leggeds?
27] Do you have a bed?
“Yes, Mom and Dad’s bed.”
28] If so, do you sleep in your bed, or their bed, or the couch or all three and more?
“I mostly sleep on Mom and Dad’s bed.”
29] How much alone time or ‘just you’ time do you have?
“As much as l want.”
30] Do your 2 leggeds make you dress up?
“Oh no, l would just rip it off.”
* For which holiday or festivity is this applicable?
* Pose for pictures?
31] Do you actually enjoy it or simply tolerate it because it appears to please them?
“Nope, l don’t dress up.”
32] Do you have a friendly vet?
“Yes, she is very good.”
33] What would be your perfect day?
“Just being with my humans playing fetch, swimming when the weather is warmer, and cuddling with them.”
In spite of everything … the manipulations and the training you must subject them to – are they happy that you are there to mentor for them?
Finally, in your own words tell us something about both you and your 2 leggeds that the questions haven’t touched on or asked about – something unique …
“You bet. Mom and Dad always say what have they done to deserve such a sweet girl as me. Mom giggles and smiles and smooches me, Dad does the same. They say I’m like their child. I love them to.”
My genuine and sincere and special thanks to Charlotte, and her Mom and Dad for taking part in our K9 questionnaire and sharing the inside story with us.
Hope you enjoyed reading … Tootle Pip from Doodlepip!
If you are interested in pawticipaing please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and l will email you back with the questionnaire.