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Good Housekeeping
May 12, 2011

What's your toy dog personality?

Would you be a Chihuahua, a Miniature Pinscher, a Pomeranian, a Pug, or a Shih Tzu? Take our quiz to find out!
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doggie_flashbox_extra.jpgIt’s said that different dog breeds have different temperaments, and for the most part, this is true, particularly since many dogs were bred to propagate a particular sort of personality. Still, there are so many dog breeds and so many personality types to choose from! We wondered, would you be a confident Chihuahua, a spirited Mini Pinscher, a vivacious Pom, a charming Pug, or an affectionate Shih Tzu?

Take our quiz to learn which toy dog breed you would be, then leave a comment and share your results!

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1 .) Which of these Hollywood celebrities can you best identify with?
  1. Angelina Jolie, passionate and fearless
  2. Cate Blanchett, independent and confident
  3. Anne Hathaway, outgoing and friendly
  4. Natalie Portman, classy and charming
  5. Cameron Diaz, cheerful and extroverted
2 .) Which Disney heroine do you think you’d be most like?
  1. Mulan from Mulan, the warrior who wants to prove herself to her family and to the world
  2. Megara from Hercules, the woman who just wants to be free to live her life
  3. Ariel from The Little Mermaid, eager to explore the world and meet new people
  4. Belle from Beauty and the Beast, longing to find love and a place where she belongs
  5. Rapunzel from Tangled, smart and engaging and just a little bit sassy as she pursues her dreams
3 .) Which of these TV shows tops your list?
  1. Bones—it involves a search for truth and justice
  2. True Blood—it’s about finding yourself, love, and the power within
  3. Glee—it’s about not being afraid to be yourself, especially among your friends
  4. Pretty Little Liars—it showcases friendship in the face of adversity
  5. The Big Bang Theory—it’s sweet, smart, and absolutely hilarious
4 .) If vocal range weren’t an issue, which of these songs would you see yourself belting out on karaoke night?
  1. “Alone” by Heart
  2. “Rolling in the Deep” by Adele
  3. “Firework” by Katy Perry
  4. “Umbrella” by Rihanna
  5. “Baby One More Time” by Britney Spears
5 .) If your personality had a color, it would be:
  1. Red—fiery and passionate
  2. Green—cool and confident
  3. Yellow—bright and chipper
  4. Blue—calming and compassionate
  5. Orange—vivacious and just a little bit wild
6 .) Your family and friends love your:
  1. Confidence and sense of adventure
  2. Independence and individualism
  3. Friendliness and trustworthiness
  4. Even-tempered nature and loving disposition
  5. Witty repartee and commitment to having fun
7 .) However, you can scare people away because of your tendency to:
  1. Come on too strong or keep urging people to do what they’re not comfortable with
  2. Hold yourself above others or maintain an aloofness they can’t penetrate
  3. Get too attached too soon—you can be needy
  4. Play it safe all the time—you have a hard time letting loose
  5. Laugh things off, even things that should be taken seriously
8 .) In your barkada, you are:
  1. The person who speaks the truth, whether anyone wants to hear it or not
  2. The one who can only sometimes make it because you have more than one barkada
  3. The cheerleader, the one who always tries to keep everyone’s spirits up
  4. The mother hen, the ate who lends a shoulder to cry on and takes care of the planning for outings
  5. The party girl, the one who’s always calling on her friends to come out and have some fun
9 .) Your coworkers admire you because:
  1. You go for your goals with a strong sense of determination.
  2. You can work alone or with a team, and you always carry your weight.
  3. You take the time to get to know them and be friends with them, even outside work.
  4. You’re always calm, even in the middle of a crisis, and are aces at organizing everyone.
  5. You could sell ice to Eskimos, and you have a way of making even drudge work fun.
10 .) Which of these seems like the ideal vacation?
  1. Backpacking through someplace you’ve never been before, exploring nooks and crannies, tasting strange delicacies.
  2. Going on a solo trip someplace you’ve always meant to go, driving yourself around, taking your time, following your own itinerary.
  3. Joining a tour group and exploring the world, making new friends along the way.
  4. Checking into a luxurious resort and signing yourself up for the works—a spa treatment, relaxation therapy, and so on.
  5. Going on a barkada trip to someplace where there’s a little something of everything for everyone—parties, adventure, food, etc.
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  • Sabrina May 12 2011 @ 09:06am Report Abuse
    It's so cute! SHIH TZU :D
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  • kathy May 12 2011 @ 10:06am Report Abuse
    shih tzu was my first choice...but the pomeranian won my heart... :)
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  • aoife May 12 2011 @ 10:29am Report Abuse
    I'm a pug! So true!
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  • lisa romero May 12 2011 @ 09:27pm Report Abuse
    I'm a pug ! nice... like it!
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  • queenamina May 13 2011 @ 11:44am Report Abuse
    im a mini pinscher... hmm..lol
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  • Bubblin May 14 2011 @ 11:35pm Report Abuse
    I'm a chihuahua..
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  • Tina Pestano May 15 2011 @ 10:17pm Report Abuse
    Mini pinscher, hmmm, indeed I am. But I love Being a Pug!
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  • luisacart May 17 2011 @ 10:13am Report Abuse
    awww.. I'm a chihuahua. I have a pet chihuahua and a pet pug. I thought I would get pug because my pug and I are alike (lazy, calm, blah blah) but this is a nice surprise. I love u, Jacob! You're the best chihuahua. Even though you can't control your bladder, boy, I still love u.
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  • Kikay_Mom May 22 2011 @ 06:39pm Report Abuse
    shih tzu!!
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  • melairc Jun 01 2011 @ 12:29pm Report Abuse
    You’re a CHIHUAHUA!

    "You are very self-aware: you know your capabilities and limitations, who you are and who you aren’t." exactly this is TRUE for me...
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  • Francesca Jun 16 2011 @ 11:02am Report Abuse
    CUTE! :D I've always wanted a pug! :D
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  • rastagurl11 Jul 18 2011 @ 05:12pm Report Abuse
    I'm a Mini Pinscher, just like my doggies ;-)
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  • nina san andres Aug 10 2011 @ 06:16pm Report Abuse
    mini pincher...my dads cousin has one
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  • tin2gg Aug 18 2011 @ 04:58pm Report Abuse
    Waaahhh COOL!!! No wonder I have four Shih Tzus at home ^_^
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  • mhay_khazki19 Aug 25 2011 @ 11:50am Report Abuse
    i have a female pug, but still close to pomeranian personalities.. next on my list is you POM! :)
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  • leigh Aug 30 2011 @ 12:43pm Report Abuse
    im a shih tzu,
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  • reigne Aug 31 2011 @ 11:22am Report Abuse
    i like pug becouse it is fat cute charming like me
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  • totallymaggie529 Sep 15 2011 @ 10:59pm Report Abuse
    i'm a mini pinscher! O_O lol. cute.
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  • Thomas Sep 19 2011 @ 03:53am Report Abuse

    No choice to be a Beagle? O_o
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  • Bubblin\' Nov 13 2011 @ 05:07pm Report Abuse
    I'm a shih-tzu..but I want a pug...
  • huit Nov 19 2011 @ 11:08pm Report Abuse
    Chihuahua...hmmm...sort of.hehehe
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