AIBU to think you don’t take your barking dog for a walk at 3am?
Bellasblankexpression · 21/12/2019 04:01
Been woke up for the second night at 3am by a barking dog on the street - when I looked out, the dog is merrily roaming up and down barking, apparently waiting for their owner who took a while leaving the house, then eventually caught up with them and walked off down the street with them.
In the meantime, the dog was barking excitedly and skipping off into the road and back while he was waiting.
AIBU to think that one, it’s a bit odd to be taking your dog for a walk in the early hours and two, if you’re going to do that at least don’t leave them barking outside until you’re ready to go?!
It makes me think said owner is up to no good, but I do have an overactive imagination!
Am I being unreasonable?AIBU
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Jozen · 21/12/2019 04:08
I wouldn't think the owner is up to no good with a noisy dog in tow.
Could be a shift worker come home and taking dog out for a wee and a walk? My neighbour is a police dog handler and often takes the dog for a quick mooch about when they get home at whatever hour. Your neighbour should try and keep the dog quiet though.
Bellasblankexpression · 21/12/2019 04:21
True - If the dog is barking he’s not being very discrete!
I wish he wouldn’t let it roam about. It nearly got hit by a car twice and he appeared to go inside the house or be smoking outside for a bit and just letting the dog wander around the street freely.
I don’t know if it’s a regular thing as I’ve only been woken up these last couple of nights and we’ve not long moved in. Might ask next door 😁
MidnightCircus · 21/12/2019 05:54
Don't think taking the dog out is weird- as others have said, shift work and insomnia can easily explain that! Also weather maybe? I had a dog that wouldn't walk in the rain 🤷🏼♀️ the dog barking is a bit inconsiderate though, I wouldn't be happy at being woken up. Maybe just speak to the person?
StoneColdSaidSo · 21/12/2019 06:04
It’s not weird at all that he’s taking him at that time. My neighbour does shifts and he often takes their dog out at 3am when he starts work at 4am. Luckily, they’re both quiet and we very rarely hear the dog bark. I wouldn’t be very happy to be woken up to barking.
Dangerfloof · 21/12/2019 06:37
Good God don't talk to him. Anyone who walks a dog at 3am is a
serial killer. Fact
This is true I'm afraid, every morning I drag my arse out and down the street at stupid o'clock and I feel murderous. Wether taking dogs or going to work, still feel murderous. One a these days
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