close
HOT betway体育OFFERS!
Magazine
Advertisement

14 things you do that your dog actually hates

How would you feel if someone gave you unwanted hugs and commanded you to "make friends" with everyone you meet?

Advertisement
Patting their head
Patting their head
Getty Images

You can pat your dog on her head,but that's only because she loves you and recognises you as the one in charge.For the most part,dogs really dislike being patted on the head,says Meg Marrs,a dog behaviour expert and senior editor atK9 of Mine.更是这样的人不是你。"To a dog,a head pat is a somewhat rude and threatening gesture,especially when the human stands over the dog,as most do," she explains.Instead?Dogs prefer it if you crouch down to their level and let them come to you.And if you are petting another dog,opt for chin or chest scratches instead of head pats.

If you're in the market for a dog that won't make too much noise,check out these13 breeds that won't bark too much.



Advertisement

More inPets

4 reasons why your cat may be cranky

4 reasons why your cat may be cranky

Petulant puss?Tetchy tabby?Here's why your kitty may be out-of-sorts.
Can you guess the dog breed based on its puppy picture?

Can you guess the dog breed based on its puppy picture?

We'll give you a few hints – letting you know the adult weight and height and even a few hallmark traits of the breed.Ready,set,guess!
The world's largest dog breeds

The world's largest dog breeds

Despite their size,these gentle giants are generally loyal,well-tempered and good-natured creatures.
13 of the world's tiniest dog breeds

13 of the world's tiniest dog breeds

We're going to be honest here: These pups are irresistibly cute and resistance is futile.Prepare to "Ooh!" and "Aah!"
The Pet Combinations That Are Most Likely to Hate Each Other

The pet combinations that are most likely to hate each other

Just like humans,animals have their own unique personalities.When you pair two different species together it can be harmonious - or the clash of the titans.

Advertisement