Culture Subtle Signs Your Dog Has No Respect For You  

Jacob Shelton
70.5k votes 3.8k voters 35.3k 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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2,185 992
She Nudges You To Pet Her

1,831 1,147
He Pulls You Around When You're Trying To Walk Him

1,772 1,158
Your Dog Rushes Through The Door Ahead Of You

1,079 1,647
She Won't Scoot Over For You On The Couch

891 1,807
He Gives You A Blank Stare When You Call His Name

909 1,877
Your Dog Barks At You When You Come Home

820 1,854
Your Dog Walks Away From You When You're Talking To Them

810 1,895
He Helps Himself To The Food On Your Plate

676 1,764
Your Dog Goes Out Of Its Way To Do Things It Shouldn't

621 1,930
He Puts His Butt On Your Face

586 1,875
Your Small Dog Pushes You Around In Bed

520 1,840
Your Dog Refuses To Do Tricks

492 1,882
She Never Barks When Someone Knocks On The Door

499 1,924
She Chews Up Your Shoes

450 1,929
She Pees On Your Stuff

433 1,876
Your Dog Sits On The Other Side Of The Room As You

421 1,893
He Barks At You When You're Eating

401 1,847
She's Nicer To Your Friends Than She Is To You

362 1,939
Your Pup Hates It When You Hug Them

334 1,958
She Stomps On Your Laptop Whenever She Has The Chance

306 1,892
Your Dog is Aggressive With You

326 2,083
She Bares Her Teeth Whenever You're Near

242 1,911
Your Dog Never Looks You In The Eye

222 1,887
He's Never Excited To Be Around You

211 1,876
She Won't Make Eye Contact