Pets Subtle Signs Your Dog Has No Respect For You  

Jacob Shelton
65.7k votes 3.5k voters 32.7k 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. 

list ordered by

1
2,044 897
She Nudges You To Pet Her

2
1,684 1,069
He Pulls You Around When You're Trying To Walk Him

3
1,628 1,078
Your Dog Rushes Through The Door Ahead Of You

4
995 1,532
She Won't Scoot Over For You On The Couch

5
846 1,744
Your Dog Barks At You When You Come Home

6
802 1,701
He Gives You A Blank Stare When You Call His Name

7
751 1,741
Your Dog Walks Away From You When You're Talking To Them

8
748 1,776
He Helps Himself To The Food On Your Plate

9
603 1,664
Your Dog Goes Out Of Its Way To Do Things It Shouldn't

10
585 1,795
He Puts His Butt On Your Face

11
551 1,741
Your Small Dog Pushes You Around In Bed

12
473 1,718
Your Dog Refuses To Do Tricks

13
442 1,761
She Never Barks When Someone Knocks On The Door

14
448 1,809
She Chews Up Your Shoes

15
416 1,794
She Pees On Your Stuff

16
387 1,760
Your Dog Sits On The Other Side Of The Room As You

17
383 1,772
He Barks At You When You're Eating

18
346 1,745
She's Nicer To Your Friends Than She Is To You

19
332 1,816
Your Pup Hates It When You Hug Them

20
312 1,828
She Stomps On Your Laptop Whenever She Has The Chance

21
313 1,950
She Bares Her Teeth Whenever You're Near

22
272 1,781
Your Dog is Aggressive With You

23
209 1,794
Your Dog Never Looks You In The Eye

24
189 1,779
He's Never Excited To Be Around You

25
185 1,762
She Won't Make Eye Contact

26
192 1,908
Your Dog Never Wants To Be In The Same Room With You

27
164 1,821
She Never Wags Her Tail At You

28
145 1,847
He Growls At You When You Try To Give Him A Kiss

29
116 1,772
He Never Accepts Your Gifts