Dogs are amazing animals. They make great companions and loyal protectors. It’s hard to imagine our lives without them.

Most people know what their dogs like and don’t like. Sometimes, dogs aren’t shy about expressing their feelings. Other times, dogs hold back, not letting on that anything is wrong.

As a pet owner, it’s important to know when you are doing things that your dog likes versus dislikes, or things that could hurt him. Dogs deserve respect and comfort. They also have limits. Some things cause them fear, stress, and frustration.

Here are 46 things that many people do that their pets hate. If you are doing one of these, you may notice your dog acting up or not being himself. Make sure you aren’t aggravating your dog unknowingly.