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Whenever I tell Murphy "no", he hangs his head and acts like the whole world is crashing down, lol. It's actually quite hard to walk away and not cuddle with him. I think that's his plan though. :) I'm just wondering if this is a golden trait or did I just get lucky, lol?
 

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That is too funny. Asia does the same thing! They are so smart and know it pulls on our heart strings. It's hard not giving in and going for the cuddle I know but we must stay strong!
 

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I think it is a golden trait. Mine will pout and look like their world has crashed if I tell them no or stop doing something.
 

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Jonah thinks it is a game and wags his tail even more! One time he kept doing something naughty and I had had enough. I thumped his nose and told him no! That got his attention and he had very hurt feelings. He laid down and wouldn't look at me. I felt so rotten.
 

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Oh yeah, when I have to thump his nose it's real bad. He just lays down wherever he is and cries.
 

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Hudson is soooo dramatic. The head hanging in disappointment thing? I think he knows how cute he is. He has a way of just breaking my heart like nothing else.
 
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Oh yeah! It is definitely a golden thing, although probably other breeds have discovered it too--my friend's Boston terrier is notorious. Casey gives me a withering look, then lies down and puts his head between his paws. Very sad!
 

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Mine give me the heavy sigh, lay across the room and glare at me with sad eyes... they're great at the guilt trips LOL
 

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Duke is a pouter. He will go and hide in my bedroom if I have done something to him that he doesn't like. Then he will lay in there with the saddest look on his face.
 

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Definitely a golden thing! When Brady pouts he will stuff a stuffed animal in his mouth so that his cheeks puff out, and he will sulk with his head on the floor between his paws. They are too smart for our own good!!
 

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Yes!! Poor Chester had that look this morning. Dad didn't take him outside for his game of tennis ball this morning (It was RAINING) but Chester didn't care. He took himself upstairs and went to his crate. I should have taken a picture of that sad face.
 

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Not so much with our female, Lacey, but definitely with our male Logan. He goes and sulks in the corner. However, our Corgi, Ralphie does it as well. If he gets in trouble he literally hangs his head, and scuffles his little feet on the floor as he walks away. Of course the entire time he is walking away he is giving you the evil eye. HA!
 

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Our new rescue girl Roxy is quite an athlete. She is an enthusiastic ball and frisbee retriever. Our older golden Elliot refuses to play any more and pouts in the fenced yard when I play with Roxy. I'm trying to find something special for him to do.

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Luck is a professional pouter! He will get one of our tv remotes (when we are not playing with him) and lay on it. "Ha mom now you have time to play with me!"
 

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Oh yeah! Have I seen that face--more than once. I won't let my husband yell at Sully when she was a pup because I couldn't take the face. Guess that is why she is so spoiled now.
 

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Max doesn't really pout. He just hangs his head between his paws with the most heart broken look. Di on the other hand is so calculating. If she really gets told no. She will hang her head way down and literally put herself in the corner facing the wall. You really have to beg her to come out! I have no idea how she knows to put herself in the corner. She must be watching too much tv.
 
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