Pet Behavior Screen

Pet Behavior Aggression Canine Screen

Directions: DOG OWNERS should complete the following rating system to rate your dog's reaction to each of the given scenarios. Your answers on this form are confidential and are not meant to eliminate you or your dog from further visits. This form will be forwarded to and retained by BBF. The purpose of administering this screen is to gauge your dog's overall reactions and help BBF to assess what might be a future problem area that can be worked on together. ONLY DOG OWNERS NEED TO COMPLETE THIS SCREEN. There are no screens for other animals.

Possible Answers:

  • N/R = No Negative Reaction
  • SL = Snarl/Lift Lip
  • BG = Bark or Growl (not alerting bark)
  • SB = Snap or Bite
  • N/A = Not Applicable




1) Take dog's food dish with food

2) Take dog's empty food dish

3) Take dog's water dish

4) Take human food that falls on the floor

5) Take rawhide away from dog

6) Take real bone away from dog

7) Take biscuit away from dog

8) Take toy away from dog

9) Human approached dog while eating

10) Dog approaches dog while eating

11) Cat approaches dog while eating

12) Human approaches dog while playing with toys

13) Dog approaches dog while playing with toys

14) Human approaches/disturbs dog while sleeping

15) Dog approaches/disturbs dog while sleeping

16) Step over dog

17) Push dog off bed/couch

18) Reach toward dog

19) Reach over head of dog

20) Put on leash

21) Human pushes on shoulders

22) Dog mounts or shoves

23) Human pushes on rump

24) Towel feet when wet

25) Bathe dog

26) Groom dog's head

27) Groom dog's body

28) Human stares at dog

29) Dog stares at dog

30) Take muzzle in hands and shake

31) Push dog over onto back

32) Stranger knocks on door

33) Stranger enters room

34) Dog in car at toll booth

35) Dog in car at gas station

36) Dog on leash approached by dog on street

37) Dog on leash approached by person on street

38) Dog in yard - person passes

39) Dog in yard - dog passes

40) Dog in vet's office

41) Dog in boarding kennel

42) Dog at groomer

43) Dog yelled at

44) Dog corrected with leash

45) Dog physically punished

46) Someone raises voice to client in presence of dog

47) Someone hugs/touches client in presence of dog

48) Squirrels, cats, small animals approach dog

49) Bicycles and/or skateboards nearby

50) Crying infant

51) Playing with 2 year old children

52) Playing with 5-7 year old children

53) Playing with 8-11 year old children