How risky is your behavior where your pet is concerned?
I let my dog outside to go to the bathroom without making sure he/she is on a tether or in a fenced yard.
I take hikes through the woods without my dog being leashed or on an attached long-line.
I frequently take my dog to community events where he/she could get scared or spooked (fireworks, car shows, county fairs, etc.).
I let my unleashed dog out of my house or yard to run down to the mailbox or to hop into my car.
I let my dog travel in my car with me without making sure he/she is secure (e.g., in a crate).
I do not use a harness or a martingale collar to ensure my dog will not slip off leash.
I often answer the front door without making sure my doing is in a sit/stay or secured from running out the door.
I have a high-prey dog that I frequently let off leash in an unfenced area.
I rely on an electric fence to keep my dog safe and prevent him/her from leaving the yard.
I have let my puppy play outside a fenced area without teaching him/her to come when called.
My yard has known holes or gaps in the fence that my dog can escape through.
I have let my untethered dog outside an unfenced area soon after moving to a new home or city.
I often have people coming and going in my yard (like gardeners or construction workers) and do not check to make sure the gates are closed.
I take my dog to family events where he/she does not know everyone.
I have placed my dog with a friend or family member who the dog does not know well.
I have a sighthound or a hound that I frequently let off leash or in an unfenced area.
When I go camping, I let my dog off-leash in the campgrounds or in the woods.
I often let my dog run and play in unfenced outdoor areas.
I have let my newly adopted dog outside my house or yard without being leashed.
I have a shy or skittish dog and frequently let him/her off leash.
Poll posted 5 years ago.
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