Have you ever found yourself wondering why your dog has a strange habit of sitting on your lap but facing away? Dogs display a number of unusual behaviors and this counts as one of them.
So, why does your dog sit on your lap facing away?
We’ll go over the various reasons why dogs sit on their owner’s lap facing away, and tips for addressing this behavior.
Why does my dog sit on my lap facing away?
Common reasons why your dog sits on your lap facing away include seeking of comfort and security from you, protective behavior, attention seeking, temperature regulation and simply learned behavior or habit.