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Breed quiz
Breed quiz

Welcome to the Purina Dog Breed Selector

Already know which breed you want? Find it in our Dog Breed Library.

Want to get some real life experience? Read other dog owners' stories here.

Whether you already know the breeds you like or need a bit of guidance, we’re here to help pair you with your ideal four-legged friend.
Breed quiz
Experience 1 / 3
Do you have experience owning a dog?
No, this will be my first dog and I am ready to learn!
I've looked after dogs before, so I have some experience
Yes, I'm a confident owner with lots of experience
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Experience 2 / 3
How much training would you like to do?
Don't Mind
I'm happy to do the basics
I'd enjoy a dog I can train to a high standard
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Experience 3 / 3
Would you be open to owning a dog from a breed that has known potential health issues?
No, I would prefer a dog from a generally healthy breed
I wouldn't mind dealing with some known potential health problems
I have experience in dealing with dog breeds that carry potential health risks
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Exercise 1 / 2
What type of walks would you like to do?
Don't mind
I'm looking for a dog to take on gentle walks
I'd like to go on active walks with my dog
I'd like to keep fit together with vigorous walks
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Exercise 2 / 2
How much would you be able to walk your dog every day?
Don't mind
Under an hour a day
For one to two hours a day
For more than two hours a day
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Appearance 1 / 3
Do you have a size preference for your dog?
Don't mind
A smaller dog would suit me best
A medium size dog works for me
I'd love a large dog
I'd love a giant breed of dog
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Appearance 2 / 3
Do you mind if your dog drools
Don't mind
Dog drool? As little as possible, please!
I don't mind dog drool.
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Appearance 3 / 3
How much grooming would you enjoy doing?
Don't mind
I can groom my dog once a week
I've got time for grooming every other day
I can fit in daily grooming sessions
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Behaviour 1 / 4
How vocal to do you want your dog to be?
Don't mind
I prefer quiet dogs
I love dogs that are chatty and vocal
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Behaviour 2 / 4
Are you looking for a dog who will alert you to visitors
Don't mind
Yes - barks and alerts
Yes - may be protective and suspicious of visitors
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Behaviour 3 / 4
Do you need your dog to get on with other dogs?
No, as long as they love me
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Behaviour 4 / 4
Will your new dog be living with any other pets?
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Environment 1 / 4
Are you looking for a family-friendly dog that will enjoy living with children?
No, I have a child-free home
Yes, I have children in the home
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Environment 2 / 4
Do you have a garden?
No, I don't have a garden
Yes, I have a small garden
Yes, I have a large, well-fenced garden
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Environment 3 / 4
What kind of environment will your dog live in?
My dog will live in the city with me
I live in a semi-rural part of town
We're going to enjoy coutryside life
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Environment 4 / 4
Will your dog ever be left home alone?
No, there will always be someone with my dog
They might be left for a couple of hours occasionally
They will be left alone regularly
Perks of Taking the Dog Breed Quiz
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Created by an in-house team of Purina breed experts
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We’ll match their needs with your lifestyle
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Over 240 breeds to choose from including pedigree and cross