Reasons Why Does My Dog Lay On Me

For any dog owner noticing that their dog has started laying on top of them and is wondering why the most likely reason is that your dog is just seeking attention.

Here are some other indicators of why your dog loves to lay on you.

Your Dog is Being Protective

Another reason why your dog might be doing this action a lot is that they become especially protective when you are around other people or animals.


Your Dog Feels Safer

Most dog breeds were bred to work alongside their owners and feel more secure when they are in a group.



Your Dog Wants Your Attention

Your dog is trying to get extra attention from you. This behavior would be more likely if you have not given your dog attention for a while.


Your Dog Is Happy

Yes, laying on top of you makes your dog happy. You have the love hormone Oxytocin to thank for that.


Your Dog Is Expecting Something

Most pets love routine and so the cause of this behavior could be that it is waiting to get something from you.

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