TJ asked in PetsDogs · 1 year ago

Question about dogs?

Watching my aunt's dog. I don't know a ton about dogs (my parents never got one when I was a kid) but I can handle the feeding, walking, and the other basic stuff. But one thing I've noticed is that no matter what you do, the dog goes to follow you. Even if I just get out of the chair by my desk in my bedroom, he starts running towards the door because he thinks I'm leaving and wants to follow. Even if you're let's say in the living room and just switch from the couch to the recliner, he gets up and tries to follow. Is this all dogs or is it just him?

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  • TK
    Lv 7
    1 year ago

    He's nervous, maybe worried about being left alone in a strange place. He probably wants to go home and see his owner.

  • Jojo
    Lv 7
    1 year ago

    Not ALL dogs are like you describe.

    Some dogs are just curious and want to be in on anything new that might be happening, or they hope when someone gets up and moves, it might be to take them for a walk.

    AS I said, not all dogs act this way and it can depend on their temperament and also their lifestyle.

    Source(s): GSD owner for 56 years.
  • PR
    Lv 7
    1 year ago

    The dog may be a bit confused since he was left with you, so he follows you for comfort. He doesn't want to be left, because he doesn't know what is going on, or where is family is.

    If the dog is used to a dog cage, you might put him in the cage for brief periods. This might make him feel more secure. If he is not used to this, it would not work at all.

    Additionally, if you are in the United States, be prepared for him to be frightened if anyone lets off fireworks near your house. Some dogs are very sensitive to the noise. Keep a very close eye on the dog, because he might try to get outside, or he may run off if he hears loud fireworks; definitely do not leave him outside, unattended. Be sure he has a collar with I.D. on it.

  • 1 year ago

    I have had several that were that way. Just got to keep you in sight, know where you are, even the bathroom but not if I am showering. Some dogs are just so attached they just want to be where you are. That is good, take advantage of it & put the dog through Basic Obedience class.

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  • 1 year ago

    A dog does that when it likes you. If a dog didn't like you then you would know, they're either aggressive, or have zero interest in you. This dog clearly likes being around you and wants to be wherever you are. It feels comfortable around you. So whatever you're doing, keep doing it. You've got a loyal little buddy there.

  • Anonymous
    1 year ago

    Most dogs. My kitten is even like this, he'd be in a dead sleep but if I get up to walk across the room, there he goes darting to my feet. The dog is just loyal and loves and trusts you.

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