Have you ever looked your dog in the eye and wondered what he's really thinking? Is it something insightful and profound about awesome he thinks you are? Maybe he's plotting the next object that he will steal and quietly destroy? Probably he's just hungry and is dreaming of treats, but, to be sure, “Thoughts of Dog” has the answers.

Brought to you by the people behind the 'We Rate Dogs' page, Thoughts of Dog is wholesome, sweet and funny and is sure to resonate with dog lovers everywhere; you can really imagine your beloved pooch thinking these kinds of goofy thoughts! With a huge following of over 2.3 million, perhaps Thoughts of Dog is helping humans and dogs everywhere to gain a better understanding of each other. Or maybe we all just need a bit of the light relief that only the mind of a puppy can provide?

Either way, following on from our previous post, here are some of our favorite tweets from philosophical pooches, the perfect way to brighten up your Monday morning. Enjoy!

#1
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i found a really good stick. but i chewed it too hard. and it broke in half. which was disappointing until i realized. now i have two sticks. today has been. an emotional roller coaster

11:55 AM - 3 Jan 2019

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So what do dogs really think? Truth is, there is an awful lot that we don't know about canine psychology. This fact, together with longstanding myths about dogs, their behaviour and training, means that there are many misconceptions about our furry friends.

In his book Canine Confidential: Why Dogs Do What They Do, Marc Berkoff explores the current scientific knowledge about dogs' psychology and emotions, busting a few myths along the way. Psychology today looked at a few of them:

Dogs live in the present: Sometimes this is uttered as a scientific fact; sometimes it is an anodyne cliche about how “zen” dogs are — happy with the here and now, and not always fretting like we do about what happened yesterday or what might happen tomorrow. Either way, it isn’t true. We know from a range of studies that dogs anticipate and plan for the future, and have thoughts about and memories of the past. Anyone who lives with a dog rescued from an abusive or neglectful home knows this well: Past experiences shape who a dog is, and trauma leaves a mark. 

#2
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the human is hosting a get together this evening. and i am told there will be snacks. so my goal. will be to convince every single guest. that i have not eaten. in several weeks

1:55 PM - 16 Jun 2018

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#3
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i had a long talk. with my fren. about how to spot. a fake ball throw. the optimal strategy. is to follow the ball. with your eyes. instead of your heart

2:51 PM - 27 Jan 2018

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Dogs love us unconditionally: The problem with this statement is that it gives the impression that love is a one-way street, and our dogs love us no matter who we are, what we do, or how poorly we treat them. Actually, no: Dogs have conditions, just like we do.


All dogs need is a soft bed and food in a bowl: A soft bed and nutritious and tasty food are essential basics. But dogs need a lot more from us. Dogs rely on us for intellectual and emotional stimulation and social support. To really give our dogs what they need, we must understand who they are! We need to try to see the world from a dog’s perspective so that we can provide them with an interesting and meaningful life. As a small example, we may think of a dog walk as providing physical exercise to keep our dogs fit and slim. But dogs also need to be able to exercise their senses, particularly their sense of smell. On average, a dog will spend about one-third of her time sniffing, if given the choice. So we might consider making about one-third of each dog walk about letting our friend explore with his or her nose. 

#4
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the human has a new fren coming over tonight. and i’ve prepared. a simple entrance survey for them

6. do you like me
c. how much do you like me
2. do you jump in puddles
a. i like to jump in puddles
b. can i lick your ear
3. do you like me
7. i’m already licking your ear

5:00 PM - 2 Feb 2019

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#5
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on our walk today. i tried to say hello to a person passing by. but they backed away. and continued on. without so much as a smile. the human later explained. that not everyone is going to like me. and i need to be okay with that. but here’s the thing.. i’m not okay with that

3:07 PM - 21 Jul 2018

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You shouldn't hug a dog:  An article in the New York Times claimed that hugging dogs makes them uncomfortable and can increase the risk of bites, especially for children. Fine. This much is true: Some dogs don’t like to be hugged, and we should respect their personal space and find other ways to show our affection. The problem, according Bekoff, is that the take-home message of “don’t hug” only applies to some dogs.

Other dogs DO like to be hugged, and some like to be hugged under certain circumstances but not others, or by certain people but not others. There is no such thing as "The Dog," and we can’t generalize about what dogs like and don’t like, because each one is a unique individual. Know your dog.

How many of these myths had you heard before? Scroll down to enjoy the rest of the tweets, and let us know what you think in the comments!

#6
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i have a very important message. it is of the highest priority. and it requires. your immediate. undivided attention

i love you

6:59 PM - 9 Apr 2018

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#7
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the human seems distracted. so i put my paw on their knee. and now they know. that whatever it is. we’re in it together

6:28 PM - 11 Dec 2018

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#8
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THE HUMAN IS HOME EARLY. THIS IS QUITE UNEXPECTED. THE GARAGE DOOR IS OPENING. MY TAIL IS BLURRY. AND YOU BET. MY FEETS ARE A TIPPY TAPPIN

1:56 PM - 30 Apr 2018

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#9
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WE ARE IN THE CAR. NOT SURE WHERE WE’RE HEADED. BUT THE WINDOWS ARE DOWN. AND I’M EATING THE WIND

10:18 AM - 2 Jun 2018

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#10
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every time i get brushed. i have to take my collar off. the human always laughs. and says that i’m naked. but joke’s on them. i’m very confident in my body

9:16 AM - 1 Sep 2018

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#11
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i will love you. for all eternity. and in return. could you please wipe away my eye boogers

6:27 PM - 12 Feb 2019

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#12
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i wasn’t a good dog today

april fools. i was so good

6:04 PM - 1 Apr 2019

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#13
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WE ARE AT THE PARK. BUT THE HUMAN SAYS IT’S TIME TO LEAVE. WHICH DOESN’T MAKE SENSE. BECAUSE THEY CAN’T CATCH ME

12:23 PM - 2 Mar 2019

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#14
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if you’re packing to go somewhere. and leave your suitcase open. i’m allowed to climb inside. and then you have to take me with you. it’s the law

7:06 PM - 25 Oct 2018

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#15
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the human went out. to have fun with some frens. they promised they’d be back soon. so i’m not worried at all. and in the meantime. i found an old jacket. that smells like they’re still here. it will be my new bed. until they return

8:22 PM - 27 Jul 2018

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#16
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there was a sandwich. on the edge of the counter. and now there isn’t. those are all the details. we can confirm so far. the piece of lettuce on my nose. is purely circumstantial

9:16 AM - 10 Feb 2019

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#17
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the human worked all day. so we didn’t spend much time together. this upsets them more than anything. because who knows how long any of us have. but they’re here now. and i really hope they realize. all i need. is for them to hold my paw. until i fall asleep

7:23 PM - 29 May 2019

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#18
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sometimes. you have to spin in circles. to appreciate all that’s around you

5:51 PM - 25 Jun 2018

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#19
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gooooob morning. the human made waffles. and i got to taste one. what i’m trying to say. is never give up on your dreams

7:48 AM - 10 Jul 2018

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#20
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gooooob morning. today is a day. to reflect upon. your latest accomplishments. here are mine:

4. big jump
b. zooms of the speedy variety
1. carried stick
9. borked away. evildoers
2. big leap (different than a jump}
2. ate a funny bug
d. spit out funny bug
7. loved everything

8:31 AM - 11 Mar 2018

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#21
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gooooob morning. the human is trying to leave. but i’m touching them. faster than they can use a lint roller

7:07 AM - 27 Aug 2018

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#22
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occasionally. the freezer will provide crunch water. this is way better than regular water. because of the crunch

2:33 PM - 31 Mar 2019

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#23
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sometimes. the human needs a break from the world. so i grab my leash. drop it in their hand. and we take a walk. where all we have to focus on. is putting one paw in front of the other

3:37 PM - 16 May 2019

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#24
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tonight is a very big night. i scheduled a playdate. with the neighbor pup. and after i introduce them. to my stuffed fren sebastian. we’re going to watch the skittle under the fridge. together

3:19 PM - 8 Jan 2019

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#25
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the human says. there are two options.. inside or outside. but if they would. elevate their mindset. they would uncover. a third option: stand. in the doorway. and sniff the air

8:54 AM - 7 Dec 2017

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#26
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i was told. whenever a square car with sirens passes by. they are on their way to help. so i always howl along. to let everyone know. i’m helping too

12:39 PM - 9 Jun 2019

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#27
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the human was planning on going out tonight. but i sat in front of the door. and made eye contact once. so now we’re watching movies

5:32 PM - 30 Nov 2018

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#28
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gooooob morning. i spotted the human. secretly putting a piece of pancake in my bowl. so the next time i get a drink. boom. surprise pancake. i am eternally grateful

6:07 AM - 3 Dec 2018

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#29
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the commercial on the tv. made a doorbell noise. i know deep down it wasn’t my doorbell. but. there’s no harm in making sure

11:26 AM - 6 Feb 2019

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#30
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the human said. they might make pancakes in the morning. so the faster i fall asleep. the sooner i get a pancake. as you can imagine. it’s hard to snoozle. under so much pressure

8:58 PM - 10 Aug 2018

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