10 Things You Can Say To Your Dog But Not To Your Friends
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10 Things You Can Say To Your Dog But Not To Your Friends

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10 Things You Can Say To Your Dog But Not To Your Friends
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Our dogs are lovable and do the cutest things that we end up saying "awe" at least 12 times a day. Sometimes, though, they do things that drives us nuts and make us question what a dog's purpose is when they aren't cuddling and making our lives infinitely better. If you own a dog, you've probably found yourself saying the following 10 phrases at least once a week.

1. "Git."

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Often used when frustrated with the dog and you can't even look at him or her. Sounds somewhat like "get," but means "go away," or "get on." "You ate this? GIT."

2. "We don't sniff people."

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Often said in an authoritarian tone to imply that you aren't mad, but you mean business. "We" implies that your dog should model after your behavior and not sniff other's private areas and/or shoes.

3. "What's in your mouth?"

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Often said when the unidentified object is halfway down the dog's throat and you reach wrist deep to retrieve it to prevent injury/illness.

4. "Don't eat your own vomit!"

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Often said after "What's in your mouth?" and after you go to retrieve cleaning products. You likely return to the dog's nose dangerously close to his or her own upchuck, and scream this in an unnaturally shrill voice.

5. "Spit it out, now!"

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Often said when the dog has something in his or her mouth too large to swallow, but doesn't want to relinquish his or her treasure.

6. "Who's a good boy/girl?"

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Often said all the time (i.e. when the dog is napping, wagging tail, eating, holding ball, cuddly, etc.).

7. "Who wants a treat?"

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Often said to foster your relationship with your dog or to bribe them into bath time.

8. "Bring me the ball."

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Often said when the dog does not want to bring you the ball.

9. "Drop it."

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Often said when the dog will not drop the ball he or she just brought you. Often said approximately 12 times.

10. "For the sake of my sanity, please just go potty."

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Often said when it's raining, freezing cold, or blazing hot and the dog will not go to the bathroom for the sake of anything -- especially your sanity.

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