pets Subtle Signs Your Dog Has No Respect For You  

Jacob Shelton
55.6k votes 2.8k voters 27.5k 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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1,729 727
She Nudges You To Pet Her

1,409 893
He Pulls You Around When You're Trying To Walk Him

1,364 910
Your Dog Rushes Through The Door Ahead Of You

828 1,301
She Won't Scoot Over For You On The Couch

714 1,481
Your Dog Barks At You When You Come Home

650 1,464
He Gives You A Blank Stare When You Call His Name

634 1,518
He Helps Himself To The Food On Your Plate

620 1,498
Your Dog Walks Away From You When You're Talking To Them

491 1,416
Your Dog Goes Out Of Its Way To Do Things It Shouldn't

501 1,533
He Puts His Butt On Your Face

480 1,483
Your Small Dog Pushes You Around In Bed

390 1,466
Your Dog Refuses To Do Tricks

378 1,488
She Never Barks When Someone Knocks On The Door

376 1,554
She Chews Up Your Shoes

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338 1,536
She Pees On Your Stuff

316 1,516
He Barks At You When You're Eating

311 1,518
Your Dog Sits On The Other Side Of The Room As You

274 1,498
She's Nicer To Your Friends Than She Is To You

274 1,564
She Stomps On Your Laptop Whenever She Has The Chance

268 1,566
Your Pup Hates It When You Hug Them

284 1,675
She Bares Her Teeth Whenever You're Near

217 1,532
Your Dog is Aggressive With You

168 1,535
Your Dog Never Looks You In The Eye

168 1,642
Your Dog Never Wants To Be In The Same Room With You

153 1,517
He's Never Excited To Be Around You

148 1,511
She Won't Make Eye Contact

141 1,556
She Never Wags Her Tail At You

118 1,593
He Growls At You When You Try To Give Him A Kiss

99 1,513
He Never Accepts Your Gifts