As such, dogs form attachments to those humans and do not like it when those attachments are in any way altered or threatened.
See exhibit A:
a puppy cuddling up under the arm of its owner.
Now then, the older dog is used to cuddling up under the arm of their owner. But with the new puppy in place, this attachment is threatened.
Check out the problem solving that the older dog takes on:
I saw this on reddit and I’ve watched it a minimum of 27 times and every single time it has only gotten better and… https://t.co/xl1lrO2DYz— Kels (@Kels)1557023499.0
That's right—this big ol' pup both brought over a soft dog bed for the younger puppy and then physically moved the little one from the couch to the dog bed so that it could grab its usual spot, draped over its human.
@Keally22 @Beys_Knees the definition of “I’m baby”— TaylorBold. (@TaylorBold.)1557229044.0
@Keally22 He’s so jealous but so polite 😭 https://t.co/wnJPJzelFw— 💛🌻𝒥𝑒𝓃𝓃𝒾𝒻𝑒𝓇🌻💛 (@💛🌻𝒥𝑒𝓃𝓃𝒾𝒻𝑒𝓇🌻💛)1557187715.0
@Keally22 @Madan_Chikna Hoomans need to learn from the doggo how to be jealous with honour🐶— Tango (@Tango)1557169448.0
@Keally22 @valentina_molii https://t.co/iY0J98D2m6— IceBergFlex 🇭🇹💬 (@IceBergFlex 🇭🇹💬)1557180162.0
Have you EVER seen a more polite display of jealousy?
Do you think the older doggo knows this and is trying to gently claim its territory?
@Keally22 @heppyjen I feel so bad for the little dog tho :(— M&E ♡ (@M&E ♡)1557166233.0
@Keally22 https://t.co/jPcjodSbGO— Salsa (@Salsa)1557134185.0
@Keally22 @aalanadelreyy I’m convinced no one loves more than a golden retriever— Hellomiguel (@Hellomiguel)1557159964.0
@Keally22 THE FACT IT GRABBED A BED TO PUT IT ON IM CRYING 😭😭😭— CALI-fornia (@CALI-fornia)1557186256.0
@Keally22 @peroxsym https://t.co/wfIH8Jfxgo— Ryssar i rymden (@Ryssar i rymden)1557177543.0
@Keally22 @feeqaaxoxo WHY DO DOGS LOVE THEIR OWNERS SO MUCH!!! So cute!!!! I cnt take it. My cat doesnt even care if i come home or not.— fai bear🌻 (@fai bear🌻)1557206022.0
@Keally22 @reneeyoxon https://t.co/nPkVGh3smP— Marky Marx (@Marky Marx)1557184629.0
And the little guy's look at the camera at the end?
But the older pup is plenty happy.
@Keally22 @IDHicks At least he brought the puppy a bed lol 😆— TarHeelBred (@TarHeelBred)1557184557.0
@Keally22 @lexic0la Taking care of her puppy and the human.— Akin (@Akin)1557209406.0
@Keally22 @miyukilluaa the puppy: https://t.co/jFJM6vs6q3— 🦁myra🦁 (@🦁myra🦁)1557230003.0
@Keally22 @Still_Fast Not the baby!! 😆😂🤦🏼♀️ https://t.co/5QwQlxVbcF— Snowbird 🌸 (@Snowbird 🌸)1557195659.0
@Keally22 the puppy’s reply https://t.co/jIcL0ZdROt— olya (@olya)1557252837.0