- Have you ever had a pet? What pet(s) have you had? Who was responsible for its care?
- What are the best pets a person can have?
- Why do people decide to have a pet? Why do they decide to have a particular breed of dog / cat?
- Under what circumstances would you not keep a pet?
- What do you think of people who keep exotic animals as pets?
- What kind of problems can pets cause?
- Where are pets left when they are alone?
- Do you think that male dogs / cats should be neutered?
- Feeding: What do people feed their dogs / cats / etc.? How many times a day?
- Do you know of a pet which is fussy when having to eat?
- Do you know people who give their pets any treats / titbits? If so, what do they give them and when?
- What do you think of pets wearing clothes?
- What would you do if your pet grew to be bigger than you expected?
- What would you do with your dog if you could no longer take care of it?
- How much exercise should pets have each day?
- How much exercise does your dog have each day?
- What do you think of people who walk their dogs off their lead / leash?
- Do you know anyone who allows their pets on the beds or furniture?
- Do you know anyone whose dog / cat has access to the garden / the street via a dog / cat flap?
- What do dogs do when their owner leaves the house?
- If you have or have had a dog, how did you housetrain it?
- Do you know any pets which can perform tricks?
- How do pets behave in a car?
- Do dogs / cats like being groomed?
- Has any member of your family ever experienced animal-related allergies?
 Breed: Genetics. a relatively homogenous group of animals within a species, developed and maintained by humans.
 Fussy: hard to satisfy or please.
 Treat: entertainment, food, drink, etc., given by way of compliment or as an expression of friendly regard. Anything that affords particular pleasure or enjoyment.
 Tidbits / titbits: a tasty small piece of food;
 Leash / Lead: a chain, strap, etc., for controlling or leading a dog or other animal.
 To housetrain: ( Brit ) ( tr ) to train (pets) to urinate and defecate outside the house or in a special place, such as a litter tray
 To groom: to clean, brush, and otherwise tend (a horse, dog, etc.).