Living Subtle Signs Your Dog Has No Respect For You  

Jacob Shelton
73.4k votes 3.9k voters 36.6k views 29 items

List Rules Vote up the behaviors that show your dog doesn't respect you.

Dogs rule. Even if you’re a cat person you have to admit that nothing beats the feeling of playing with a sweetie pie dog that loves you, but some dog owners experience control issues with their pups. If you’ve got a new pooch and you’re having trouble trying to get your dog to listen to you then you may be dealing with a lack of respect when it comes to your little buddy. It can be hard to get your dog to respect you, especially if they’re already pushing you around and acting like the alpha in the situation. Respect issues can happen with all dog breeds. If you’re asking yourself, “does my dog respect me?” Then you need to check out this list and see how many of these behaviors that they’re exhibiting.

If your dog doesn't listen, or if you’re main complaint at brunch is “my dog ignores me” then you’re probably dealing with a dog that doesn’t like you and doesn’t see why it should do what you say. The signs your dog respects you are simple. Does he come when you call? Is she calm on walks? Has your vast library of shoes gone largely un-chewed? If not then you may be dealing with a dog who just doesn’t respect you and you need to get that taken care of ASAP. If you’re beginning to suspect that your dog is bossing you around, keep reading and vote on the behaviors that show your doesn’t respect you. 

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2,274 1,047
She Nudges You To Pet Her
1,932 1,184
He Pulls You Around When You're Trying To Walk Him
1,862 1,200
Your Dog Rushes Through The Door Ahead Of You
1,138 1,704
She Won't Scoot Over For You On The Couch
941 1,866
He Gives You A Blank Stare When You Call His Name
940 1,959
Your Dog Barks At You When You Come Home
856 1,931
Your Dog Walks Away From You When You're Talking To Them
847 1,966
He Helps Himself To The Food On Your Plate
721 1,820
Your Dog Goes Out Of Its Way To Do Things It Shouldn't
648 2,009
He Puts His Butt On Your Face
605 1,949
Your Small Dog Pushes You Around In Bed
543 1,914
Your Dog Refuses To Do Tricks
527 1,990
She Chews Up Your Shoes
510 1,961
She Never Barks When Someone Knocks On The Door
457 1,938
Your Dog Sits On The Other Side Of The Room As You
468 2,007
She Pees On Your Stuff
429 1,909
She's Nicer To Your Friends Than She Is To You
433 1,972
He Barks At You When You're Eating
381 2,007
Your Pup Hates It When You Hug Them
348 2,024
She Stomps On Your Laptop Whenever She Has The Chance
335 1,950
Your Dog is Aggressive With You
331 2,160
She Bares Her Teeth Whenever You're Near
256 1,980
Your Dog Never Looks You In The Eye
235 1,955
He's Never Excited To Be Around You
220 1,950
She Won't Make Eye Contact