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I think that dogs are a good judge of character

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Haunt561 · 06/02/2024 23:51

They are aware of who is good and bad

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Boomboom22 · 06/02/2024 23:53

Apparently dogs loved Hitler so yabvu. Also many many scummy criminals have dogs.

Namemchangeforthispostonly101 · 06/02/2024 23:54

I think dogs are obnoxious

happyinahoodie · 06/02/2024 23:54

They are aware who is good or bad to them! not who is good or bad in general

LadyLolaRuben · 06/02/2024 23:55

They certainly are.

Apparently if a dog takes a dislike to another human, it can because they believe that person doesn't align the values/beliefs of their owner and so they won't fit into their "pack rules". Therefore, they see them as a threat and dislike them out of loyalty to their owner.

Kimmeridge · 06/02/2024 23:55

That being the case why do innocent people and children get attacked

Boobettes · 06/02/2024 23:55

I'd love to agree.

But no, most animals will stick with whoever gives them food, water and warmth.

It's a survival thing.

Haunt561 · 06/02/2024 23:55

Great opinions. I have witnessed first hand a very friendly dog acting strange towards one individual. There are studies that say that they are a good judge of character.

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Trynato · 06/02/2024 23:56

A dog chased me and bit me when I was 6. I don't think I was that bad of a kid! Lol

Boobettes · 06/02/2024 23:57

LadyLolaRuben · 06/02/2024 23:55

They certainly are.

Apparently if a dog takes a dislike to another human, it can because they believe that person doesn't align the values/beliefs of their owner and so they won't fit into their "pack rules". Therefore, they see them as a threat and dislike them out of loyalty to their owner.

What?? 🤣🤣

How on earth does a dog know what its owners values and beliefs are?

I'd better watch my dogs when the local Tory canvassers start knocking!

Haunt561 · 06/02/2024 23:58

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OK, this is really offensive, given the amount of innocent babies and children who have been mauled to death by dogs.

I'm out.

Trynato · 06/02/2024 23:59

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So babies who get mauled are inherently evil?
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Do dogs like you, OP?

Changington · 07/02/2024 00:00

A dog bit me on the face when I was 3. I'm not evil as far as I know... 🤔

LightDrizzle · 07/02/2024 00:00

Could you share the studies?

It sounds unlikely to me. Obviously dogs learn human body language so might pick up on someone behaving threateningly but if you are suggesting they’d sense that the kindly vicar having a leisurely cup of tea and a chat with your Auntie Barbara was actually a wife beater behind closed doors, - I doubt it.

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Thats getting ridiculous

There's nothing to suggest the elderly lady mauled the other day was evil.

Haunt561 · 07/02/2024 00:01

How is it offensive? I’m just curious why certain people are attacked. It’s sad whoever it is obviously

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Changington · 07/02/2024 00:00

A dog bit me on the face when I was 3. I'm not evil as far as I know... 🤔

Maybe it's so deep rooted it's still hidden

Apparantly dogs know you know 🤔

Mangledrake · 07/02/2024 00:02

Boobettes · 06/02/2024 23:57

What?? 🤣🤣

How on earth does a dog know what its owners values and beliefs are?

I'd better watch my dogs when the local Tory canvassers start knocking!

I'd say it's more that they can often pick up on their owners' attitudes to other people.

Haunt561 · 07/02/2024 00:02

Who knows maybe she is maybe she isn’t. I’d be interested to find out wouldn’t you?

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Trynato · 07/02/2024 00:02

Reported.
Ew.

Ursulla · 07/02/2024 00:03

FFS mate a woman got killed by dogs just the other day. Are you saying she was evil? What the actual fuck?

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