A] Personal Details
1] Your Name?
2] Your 2 Leggeds Names?
“Mom, Dad, Sister, Brother.”
3] What type of K9 are you? [Breed]
“Toy Yorkshire Terrier.”
4] How Old Are You?
“Just over 1 year old.”
5] Do you run your household?
“No, my Mommy does.”
6] Do you live inside or outside the house?
7] Where about in the world do you live?
B] Exercise/Play Time/Adventuring
8] How often do you take your 2 leggeds for a walk?
“4-5 times per week.”
9] Do you vary the walks or trek the same route every day?
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 usually walk with my friend Chloe so they don’t mind me meeting other dogs.”
11] Are you allowed to do ‘stuff’ on your walks freely?
“No, I get a quick sniff but then it’s time to go.”
12] Have your 2 leggeds ever embarrassed you? If so how?
“Yes, they don’t like It when I try to eat my poop!”
13] Do your 2 leggeds expect you to fetch the ball/toy every time during soft/hard play?
“They expect me to and I do most of the time, sometimes I just run around but don’t fetch.”
* Do you have favourite toys and if so what are they?
“My favourite toy is chew sticks/bones and a squeaky watermelon slice.”
“Yep, still loving it!”
14] Are you loved every day?
“Oh yes, most definitely!”
Made to feel special?
15] Do your 2 leggeds take you away on holidays with them?
16] Do you get to pick where you go if they do?
“No, we usually go to cold places I don’t like.”
17] Are you given treats? Too few or just right? What are your favourites?
“Yes, I always want more. My favourites are yogurt and cheese. For dog treats, I like lamb and salmon bites.”
18] Are you fed a nutritional diet?
“Yes, I eat Royal Canin Yorkie.”
19] Is your food moist or dry or both or even the raw meat diet?
20] Do you enjoy it or is it boring?
“It tastes good, but it gets boring sometimes.”
21] Do you eat it every day, or sometimes refuse to?
“I usually eat a little bit everyday.”
22] Are you allowed to sample your 2 leggeds food?
23] Do you eat your food when you are expected to, or when you wish to?
“When I wish.”
D] Your Personal K9 Stuff
24] Do you have a favourite piece of 2 legged clothing and if so, do they know?
“My Sisters socks!”
25] Go on be a Devil – tell us what it is ….?
“I’m not very good at hiding things … “
26] Do you deliberately play up at times, just to annoy or worry the 2 leggeds?
“Yes, especially if they’ve been gone all day.”
27] Do you have a bed?
28] If so, do you sleep in your bed, or their bed, or the couch or all three and more?
“I will sleep anywhere and everywhere.”
29] How much alone time or ‘just you’ time do you have?
“Usually a few hours during the day when my parents are at work.”
30] Do your 2 leggeds make you dress up?
“Yes and I love it!”
* For which holiday or festivity is this applicable?
“I wear clothes almost everyday because I’m barely 4 lbs so they keep me warm.”
* Pose for pictures?
“I’m a pro!”
31] Do you actually enjoy it or simply tolerate it because it appears to please them?
“I love it!”
32] Do you have a friendly vet?
“Yes, even though I don’t like going.”
33] What would be your perfect day?
“Laying with my Mom in the sun with lots of cheese and chew sticks.”
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 …
“My Mom didn’t like dogs until my Sister convinced her to get me and I am training to be a therapy dog! I give great high fives!”
Hi Paws Everyone!
My thanks to Bentley and his folks for taking part in our K9 questionnaire, he most assuredly is a little dog but with huge smiles! I think you will be a great Therapy Dog Bentley, because that is something we K9’s are really good at, offering great one to one as well as pack companionship. Way to go, Power to the Bark!
Hope you enjoyed reading … Tootle Pip from Doodlepip!
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