Hi my name is Maria an I a student at Boston University. I am involved with a group of students and we are gathering information from dog owners, in an effort to create a product that would help dog owners deal with the problem of dogs chewing on their beds. Please take a couple minutes to answer these short questions. You help is greatly appreciated.
Thank You
Maria
Questionnaire
How old is your dog?
What breed is your dog?
What size of a dog do you have?
How many dogs do you have?
Does your dog chew on your furniture/shoes?
What do you do to prevent that?
Do you use chew toys? How many do you have?
What's your dog's favorite toy? Why?
Where do you store your chew toys?
Do you own a dog bed?
What kind of material is your current dog bed made out of?

What color is your dog bed?
What are positive and negative features of your current dog bed?

How much did your current dog bed cost?
How often do you buy a new bed?
What's the most you'd pay for a dog bed?
1 2
How old is your dog?

1, 6, 9
What breed is your dog?

Golden, FCR, Lab/GSD mix
What size of a dog do you have?

62-67#
How many dogs do you have?

3
Does your dog chew on your furniture/shoes?

no
What do you do to prevent that?

train
Do you use chew toys? How many do you have?

yes. gazillions
What's your dog's favorite toy? Why?

balls. they're retrievers
Where do you store your chew toys?

in a basket and on the floor
Do you own a dog bed?

several
What kind of material is your current dog bed made out of?

cloth
What color is your dog bed?

green, blue, red
What are positive and negative features of your current dog bed?

comfy, washable covers
How much did your current dog bed cost?

$30-$90
How often do you buy a new bed?

rarely
What's the most you'd pay for a dog bed?

$100

Janet Boss
www.bestfriendsdogobedience.com
Questionnaire
How old is your dog?
5
What breed is your dog?
Shih-Tzu
What size of a dog do you have?
Toy breed, 12-13 lbs.
How many dogs do you have?
1
Does your dog chew on your furniture/shoes?
No
What do you do to prevent that?
Give her lot's of toys and play with her.
Do you use chew toys? How many do you have?
Dental bones, one at a time.
What's your dog's favorite toy? Why?
Balls and stuffed monkey. She loves to play fetch and the monkey makes monkey noises.
Where do you store your chew toys?
Under the coffe table and all over the floor
Do you own a dog bed?
No
What kind of material is your current dog bed made out of? Same as mine, box spring and mattress.
What color is your dog bed?
Printed sheets and big fluffy comforter with flowers. What are positive and negative features of your current dog bed? Dog sleeps with me, all positive.
How much did your current dog bed cost?
N/A
How often do you buy a new bed?
Whenever it wears out.
What's the most you'd pay for a dog bed?
$0.00

Les Hilliard & Nikki the Super Shih-Tzu
Hi my name is Maria an I a student at Boston University. I am involved with a group of students ... appreciated. Thank You Maria Questionnaire How old is your dog?6, 5 and 3 years old What breed is your dog?

BC, BC, JRT
What size of a dog do you have?

30, 40 and 13 lbs
How many dogs do you have?

3
Does your dog chew on your furniture/shoes?

No.
What do you do to prevent that?

Training, supervision and lots of exercise and mental stimulation
Do you use chew toys? How many do you have?

Yes. I give them rawhides or cow ears once or twice a week, which are consumed completely
What's your dog's favorite toy? Why?

Tennis ball, tennis ball, little tennis ball. They're flyball dogs - ball-obsessed by definition.
Where do you store your chew toys?

Pantry
Do you own a dog bed?

Yes
What kind of material is your current dog bed made out of?

Fleece-covered pillowy stuff with cedar chips mixed in.
What color is your dog bed?

Two of them are natural fleece-colored with brocade on the bottom and sides, one is leopard print.
What are positive and negative features of your current dog bed?

Cheap, cushy for the dogs to lay on, covers are easily removable for washing
How much did your current dog bed cost?

About $30 each.
How often do you buy a new bed?

Seldom
What's the most you'd pay for a dog bed?

$30.00
We got the dog beds when we got rid of the carpeting. They are in the living room and the dogs use them when the couch is already occupied. At night they sleep in bed with me.
Kathleen
Hi my name is Maria an I a student at Boston University.

Goodness. Maybe they should teach English instead of dog bed inventions.
Mustang Sally
Questionnaire How old is your dog?

10 and 7.
What breed is your dog?

ACD and Lab.
What size of a dog do you have?

50 lbs and 70 lbs
How many dogs do you have?

2.
Does your dog chew on your furniture/shoes?

No.
What do you do to prevent that?

Nothing. They've never chewed inappropriately.
Do you use chew toys? How many do you have?

Yes. A dozen or so.
What's your dog's favorite toy? Why?

Me. I am the Provider of All Things Good.
Where do you store your chew toys?

Store? You mean when they aren't underfoot? When aren't they underfoot?
Do you own a dog bed?

Not as such.
What kind of material is your current dog bed made out of?

It's a nice if elderly full-size Sealy mattress.
What color is your dog bed?

Depends on which sheets I've got on the bed.
What are positive and negative features of your current dog bed?

Positive: comfortable. Negative: Duke hogs the center.
How much did your current dog bed cost?

Free.
How often do you buy a new bed?

I've never bought a new bed. Not for the dogs, not for me.
What's the most you'd pay for a dog bed?

What's a mid-sized crate going for these days? $100?
Hi my name is Maria an I a student at Boston University. I am involved with a group of students ... minutes to answer these short questions. You help is greatly appreciated. Thank You Maria Questionnaire How old is your dog?

6, 2, 3, 3, 7, 3
What breed is your dog?

Dalmation, Saint Bernard, Chow mix, Greyhound/Doberman cross, Blackmouth Cur, unknown mix
What size of a dog do you have?

55 lbs, 170 lbs, 45 lbs, 90 lbs, 50 lbs, 60 lbs
How many dogs do you have?

Six
Does your dog chew on your furniture/shoes?

Nope
What do you do to prevent that?

Training.
Do you use chew toys? How many do you have?

Yes. Countless.
What's your dog's favorite toy? Why?

Nylabone, nylabone frisbee
Where do you store your chew toys?

Always left out for dogs to play with.
Do you own a dog bed?

No.
What kind of material is your current dog bed made out of? What color is your dog bed? What are ... dog bed cost? How often do you buy a new bed? What's the most you'd pay for a dog bed?

Probably wouldn't buy one.
flick 100785
How old is your dog?

4 months to 10 years.
What breed is your dog?

All over the place, Aussie to Lab to Spaniel to Malamute.
What size of a dog do you have?

10 to 120 pounds.
How many dogs do you have?

Varies.
Does your dog chew on your furniture/shoes?

No.
What do you do to prevent that?

Supervision and training.
Do you use chew toys? How many do you have?

No. I've been given lots, I should get around to giving them to someone who'll use them.
What's your dog's favorite toy? Why?

Tug toys and retrieve toys. They like tug and retrieve.
Where do you store your chew toys?

In the back of my pantry's top shelf.
Do you own a dog bed?

I was given one.
What kind of material is your current dog bed made out of?

Cloth.
What color is your dog bed?

I don't know. I could go look, but that might screw up your survey.
What are positive and negative features of your current dog bed?

The lab likes it. The others don't care.
How much did your current dog bed cost?

Free.
How often do you buy a new bed?

Never.
What's the most you'd pay for a dog bed?

Nothing.

Matt. Rocky's a Dog.
How old is your dog?

1 and 2
What breed is your dog?

mini and toy poodle
What size of a dog do you have?

8 pounds and 13 pounds
How many dogs do you have?

2
Does your dog chew on your furniture/shoes?

no
What do you do to prevent that?

they've been taught not to chew the furniture and the shoes are kept in the closet
Do you use chew toys? How many do you have?

yes, too many to count
What's your dog's favorite toy? Why?

Me, each other and anything that squeaks
Where do you store your chew toys?

in the basket on the floor (current toys), in a drawer in the closet (extras to switch off and on with to change it up!) and in a rubbermaid container (again, extras to rotate in and out for varied play)
Do you own a dog bed?

yes, actually 4 of them
What kind of material is your current dog bed made out of?

2 fleece, 1 soft terry and 1 orthopedic squishy one BUT they sleep in my bedevery night (they use the others in the crate or to rest throughout the house)
What color is your dog bed?

off white, green, tan/brown
What are positive and negative features of your current dog bed?

store bought beds- cheap, small, machine washable
and when they sleep in my bed - awesome, great to have them near me to cuddle
How much did your current dog bed cost?

8 and 10, 13 and 10
How often do you buy a new bed?

when needed depending on the condition of the old bed (haven't had to trash one yet)
What's the most you'd pay for a dog bed?

$10 and under is best
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