I bought the Assessment. How do I get started?

Click here to get started: www.dognition.com

Step 1. LOG IN

Sign in with the email address and password you used and created during the purchasing of the Dognition Assessment.


We’ll gather a little more information to set up your account and get your dog ready to go.

Click on Register Dog on the left hand side of the homepage. Fill out the "Add Your Dog's Info" form. Click Create Dog to continue or click Register Next Dog to fill out the same form for another dog. Click Update Dog when you are done. 


In order to help us determine what makes your dog tick, we’ll ask you a few questions about your dog's personality.

When registration is complete, you are on to the Personality Questions. Click Start Questionnaire to begin. 

Takes 15 Minutes


Game time! We’ll let you know the purpose behind each game and how to play it. If you need help along the way, just click on Help along the side of the site. 

We recommend taking two (or more) days to complete the games so you and your "teammate" don't feel rushed. If you or your dog shows signs of fatigue (e.g., slowing down, losing interest) at any point, simply stop for a break or pick it up another day. The web app will save your progress as you go.

When the Personality Questions are complete, the fun begins! Click Begin.

Takes 20-45 minutes for each set. There are 5 sets of games.


After you complete the games, you’ll receive a full-length report detailing your dog’s unique genius. You’ll find out what each game revealed about your dog and get tips on ways to keep building your relationship.

Sit, stay and read as long as you like! This is what you've been waiting for!

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Dognition Assessment General FAQ

  1. I bought the Assessment. How do I get started?
  2. Can I get started right away? Will you ship anything to me?
  3. Who can play the games with my dog?
  4. What do I need to play through the Dognition Assessment?
  5. What cups do I use?
  6. What treats do I use?
  7. How long should it take me to play all the games with my dog?
  8. I have two dogs. Can I play the games with them at the same time?
  9. Can I play alone? Do I need a partner?
  10. Does it matter what time of day we do the games?
  11. Does it matter if I play the games outside or inside?
  12. Do I have to do this at my own house?
  13. Can I practice the games before I do them with my dog?
  14. How do I record the results from each game?
  15. I submitted incorrect data. What should I do?
  16. What if a fire truck goes by outside and distracts my dog?
  17. What if my dog doesn't want to play the games?
  18. What happens if my dog won't come near the cups?
  19. What happens if I make a mistake while I am hiding the treat?
  20. What happens if my dog keeps looking to me for the treat?
  21. Can I use a leash for more control during the games?
  22. Why are there so many trials in the games?
  23. What if a game asks my dog to do something that runs counter to the training he/she has had?
  24. Can I retest my dog?
  25. Will my dog's age make a difference?
  26. I have an older dog, can he/she still play the games?
  27. What if my dog has a sensitive stomach or is on a diet?
  28. My dog has high anxiety. How should we proceed?
  29. Is there a time limit for completing the Dognition Assessment?
  30. My Dog's Cunning results seem inaccurate.
  31. My left or my dog's left?

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