• WTF fun fact #5635
Dogs feel most vulnerable when pooping so they
look to their owners for protection, which often
results in awkward staring.
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    • Yup, dogs do this for reassurance. As descendants of wolves, dogs are natural pack animals. This is one reason why dogs and humans get along so well. Dogs and humans are both social creatures who seek to join a pack.
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    • My Lab duckwalks at me while she poops, what does that mean?
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    • I do the same thing with people while I'm shitting
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    • Nobody asked but dogs point almost perfectly north or south while pooping using their ability to sense earths magnetic axis. Not so fun fact
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    • my dog makes eye contact with me while it takes a shit on my carpet for the fifth time this week
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    • I remember seeing this awhile ago and now whenever my dog shits and he looks at me, I look him in the eye back and scan the wood line while facing him, I got his back like he does mine.
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    • And coyotes will just fucking squat and shit while you’re chasing them which also results in an awkward stare with a totally different attitude.
      rdr361 29 jun
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    • I always give me dog a thumbs up when they do their business. I want them to know I've got their back in case a predator appears in the suburbs
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    • Why is it that even if you aren't right there, they still fucking know right where you are and stare directly into your soul
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    • I love when she stares at me though
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    • “They say a dog is mans best friend, but I have enemies who wouldn’t take a shit on my lawn whilst looking me in the eye”
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    • Lol I always make fun of my guy when he does it
      ManBear21 30 jun
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    • My grandma had a dog who was abused & abandoned so when the dog pooped my grandma had to be no more than two feet away, or else Angel would scream and run back inside. It took months to train her to not.
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    • Just give them a thumbs up
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    • I do the same thing with my friends. For some reason I don’t have many friends anymore.
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    • And Cats feel vulnerable when they are eating!
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    • dog after pooping
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    • What kind of dog is shown in the picture
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    • I can relate, I used to do this all the time until the library finally called the cops on me. Something about harassing kids, shit idek.
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    • Yeah but does yours share it with you?
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    • do y’all remember when there were people who used the ifunny comment section as like a chat wall? and they all knew each other? that shit was weird
      zuccage 29 jun
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    • My dog won't shit if I look at her
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    • And they do the same for you
      papsts 29 jun
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    • Is this why my cat always needs to be with me when I pee or poop? She’s always jumping on my lap is it because she’s protecting me?
      eeveegirl 29 jun
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    • When I poop I assert dominance by maintaining eye contact with my dog
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    • The dog after his next vet visit:
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    • Dogs are mans best friend, but I've never had a best friend stare me dead in the eyes while shitting on my carpet.
      Navaknow 30 jun
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    • I do this same thing with my boss, when I can.
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    • One time my puppy ate a spool of yarn and when he shit it out I had to help him get it out with a stick
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    • Heron 1 jul
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    • misconception, they actually look to their owners to boast their huge logs
      IlIl 30 jun
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    • That's my profile picture!
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    • kjds 30 jun
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    • My dog won't do it unless other dogs watch him, then he will stare at them while he poops
      Sinku 29 jun
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    • My dog doesn't look at me when she goes outside, but you best believe she makes sure I'm making eye contact with her while she pisses on the carpet.
      _Tae 2 jul
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    • Can somebody please tell me how the fuck we know exactly how another species animals mind works
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    • didn’t a chicc make a vid about this bt her goin to the restroom
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    • No motherfucker’s sneaking up on my Theodin. I look out for my boy
      ATOMlC 30 jun
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    • I look like that at my teammate while he is reviving me.
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    • ....well shit.
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    • One time while I was walking to lunch a dog was walking in my direction and I felt happy, but then it squatted down to take a shit and I walked away quickly
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    • ScavLord 30 jun
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    • I always look at my dog and give him a thumps up of approval.
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    • They look at you when you shit so they expect the same protection
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    • I shit with my dog so that my little homoe doesn't feel awkward
      FatLos3r 29 jun
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    • Quit looking at me Carl, I’m trying to push this trash outta my ass.
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    • Theyre ashamed
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    • My dog doesn’t do that
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    • My dog shits everywhere, no eye contact tho
      Cyperian 29 jun
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    • fatlax 29 jun
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    • I too stare my husband in the eyes when I poop.
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    • My dog just stares straight ahead while he poops no matter what. He's also got an underbite that makes him look like he's smiling when he does certain things, such as pooping.
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    • Dogs protect eachother while using the bathroom
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    • My dog does this she would just crouch down then stare at me till she’s finished lol
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    • Id feel vulnerable too pooping in the yard with the whole world to see
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    • I’ve always wondered why that mutha Fucka looks straight at me, I be looken away
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    • It’s more awkward when It’s my turn to poop and he watches over me at the dog park
      dvgomane 2 jul
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    • I just give him two thumbs up then he looks away
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    • My dog actually doesnt stare at me when he shits my last few did but not this one
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    • When my huskey pit mix would do this I'd stick my head out the back door and yell you get them poops she would look away super embarrassed
      siasl 2 jul
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    • If you ever find ur dog outside or trying to get into the bathroom while ur in it, that means they are trying to protect you when vulnerable
      Camdoon 2 jul
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    • Has anyone ever been told "dont look at a dog when hes doing his business or else you'll get spots on your eyes"
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    • That’s funny i do the same thing to my dog
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    • Well... now I know...
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    • I was told that because they feel vulnerable, you shouldn’t stare them in the eye while they’re pooping
      M0istDab 2 jul
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    • What if u look away 🤔
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    • Aw so that’s why my family feels weird about me FaceTiming them.
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    • Just poop on your enemies
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    • God, it's so awkward and then when I'm the one taking a dump he's either sitting next to me or staring at me while I shit. I think he's trying to assert dominance.
      iamspeed 2 jul
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    • My dog follows people to the bathroom and waits at the door on alert. He'll even bite ya feet if you try to approach the bathroom, he's whack
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    • Don't let anything get me whilst I drop a big stinker in the neighbors yard
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    • One of my dogs always does this, she makes direct eye contact while shiting. It makes me so uncomfortable
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    • “Fuck bro I gots to shit, look at me, or else I can’t do it.”
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    • My cat makes sure I'm near by when hes eating, he responds to "hungry bud?". If I don't walk to his bowl with him, he runs over and wraps his arms around my leg. Or he'll walk back and forth to show me what he wants. I used his food anxiety to teach him his name too
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    • My dog got my back. He can smell and hear much better than I can if a robber breaks into my house. I will gladly protect him while he poops
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    • I know. When I first got my little girl she would go and poop around the side of the house, and here I was trying to catch her in the act so I could get a stool sample for the vet to test for worms and she would NOT poop in my presence.
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    • I thought they did it cause they didn't want us to look at them shit so I always turned away lol
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    • My dog waits till we are on walk and then waits till people come by then poops
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    • Ah, no wonder my dog stares me down while she poops
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    • Me and this dog staring at each other poopin Rn.
      xceio15 1 jul
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    • And many dogs like to try to come into the bathroom with you so that they can then protect YOU while you poop
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    • I can confirm that this happens every time
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    • I wish my boyfriend made eye contact with me while he pooped instead of yelling at me to leave so he can wipe 😞
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    • I look after my sister's dog and he avoids eye contact with me while doing his stuff
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    • Is it okay to stare back?
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    • I thought that most of us felt vulnerable while pooping. Lol
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    • In the wild they would stay by eachother when they would poop, so this is why dogs want to come in the bathroom when you poop
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    • I look away to be polite but shit if I knew this I wouldn’t have felt weird atleast facing them
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    • There's a homeless shelter near you. Are you willing to take some unused items of yours by there? They sure need the help.
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    • So, do we look at them while they shit or do we look away?
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    • So why does my dog look at while it fucking?
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    • The dog I watch was a puppy and what he would do was he would wait outside while I was using the bathroom like a nice person and when I took a shower I let him in he would stare at the shower while I was scrubbing myself 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 for once I felt protected when i popped
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    • Always tell mine good girl.
      copperPD 1 jul
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    • Taking a massive shit myself wish me luck
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    • In wolf packs other wolves will guard them while they are popping so if they do that they consider you part of their doggy pack
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    • This explains a fricken lot
      Joy07 1 jul
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    • I find when dogs do this, super hilarious. "Hey human! Watch this shit!"
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