pets Subtle Signs Your Dog Has No Respect For You  

Jacob Shelton
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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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1,846 760
She Nudges You To Pet Her

1,488 948
He Pulls You Around When You're Trying To Walk Him

1,444 967
Your Dog Rushes Through The Door Ahead Of You

876 1,374
She Won't Scoot Over For You On The Couch

759 1,560
Your Dog Barks At You When You Come Home

690 1,545
He Gives You A Blank Stare When You Call His Name

656 1,581
Your Dog Walks Away From You When You're Talking To Them

665 1,609
He Helps Himself To The Food On Your Plate

514 1,509
Your Dog Goes Out Of Its Way To Do Things It Shouldn't

507 1,566
Your Small Dog Pushes You Around In Bed

520 1,626
He Puts His Butt On Your Face

414 1,555
Your Dog Refuses To Do Tricks

399 1,642
She Chews Up Your Shoes

387 1,589
She Never Barks When Someone Knocks On The Door

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363 1,623
She Pees On Your Stuff

336 1,600
He Barks At You When You're Eating

325 1,607
Your Dog Sits On The Other Side Of The Room As You

283 1,593
She's Nicer To Your Friends Than She Is To You

286 1,653
She Stomps On Your Laptop Whenever She Has The Chance

280 1,654
Your Pup Hates It When You Hug Them

293 1,769
She Bares Her Teeth Whenever You're Near

227 1,620
Your Dog is Aggressive With You

181 1,618
Your Dog Never Looks You In The Eye

175 1,731
Your Dog Never Wants To Be In The Same Room With You

161 1,604
He's Never Excited To Be Around You

156 1,598
She Won't Make Eye Contact

144 1,647
She Never Wags Her Tail At You

126 1,680
He Growls At You When You Try To Give Him A Kiss

104 1,602
He Never Accepts Your Gifts