Culture Subtle Signs Your Dog Has No Respect For You  

Jacob Shelton
70.7k 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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2,191 995
She Nudges You To Pet Her

1,838 1,149
He Pulls You Around When You're Trying To Walk Him

1,779 1,159
Your Dog Rushes Through The Door Ahead Of You

1,084 1,650
She Won't Scoot Over For You On The Couch

895 1,810
He Gives You A Blank Stare When You Call His Name

911 1,881
Your Dog Barks At You When You Come Home

821 1,857
Your Dog Walks Away From You When You're Talking To Them

811 1,898
He Helps Himself To The Food On Your Plate

677 1,766
Your Dog Goes Out Of Its Way To Do Things It Shouldn't

621 1,933
He Puts His Butt On Your Face

586 1,878
Your Small Dog Pushes You Around In Bed

520 1,843
Your Dog Refuses To Do Tricks

493 1,884
She Never Barks When Someone Knocks On The Door

499 1,927
She Chews Up Your Shoes

451 1,931
She Pees On Your Stuff

435 1,877
Your Dog Sits On The Other Side Of The Room As You

422 1,895
He Barks At You When You're Eating

402 1,849
She's Nicer To Your Friends Than She Is To You

363 1,941
Your Pup Hates It When You Hug Them

336 1,959
She Stomps On Your Laptop Whenever She Has The Chance

308 1,893
Your Dog is Aggressive With You

326 2,086
She Bares Her Teeth Whenever You're Near

242 1,913
Your Dog Never Looks You In The Eye

223 1,888
He's Never Excited To Be Around You

211 1,878
She Won't Make Eye Contact