The “Do Dogs Like You?” Quiz! All Dogs Featured Lifestyle - Dogs Training - Dogs / Do you know how to read your dog's body language or know when to advance and when to back off with a dog who doesn't know you? Get your answers here in our piece, "Why do dogs dislike certain people?" and then take the quiz. Have fun! Around dogs, I consistently act: Like a normal, sane human being. Strange and sketchy to keep them on their toes... When I meet new dogs, I: Lunge aggressively at them and sing loudly. Act calm and respectful. When I speak to a dog, I make sure I: Drop my voice to baritone level like Barry White to assert my authority. Speak in a normal or even high-pitched voice. When I initiate an interaction with a dog: I approach gently, calmly and quietly and pay attention to any signs that my approach is unwelcome. I act like a child, grab the dog's face and make sure to invade his space. If a dog keeps her distance from me: I know she's playing hard to get, and I have to touch her face. I understand she want her space, and hasn't adjusted to me yet. If a dog rolls his eyes back in his head and gives me the whale eye: I can tell he's afraid and uncomfortable, so I back away. I can tell he's excited to see me and is giving me an awesome whale impression! If a dog is holding his ears pinned back and flat against his head, and his tail is arched upwards: he's scared and needs an immediate and enthusiastic bear hug. he's on alert and doesn't want me near him.