Why Dogs Like Socks

How to Stop them from Stealing Them


If you’ve ever owned a dog before, there’s a strong possibility your socks have found their way into its mouth at one point or another.

Dogs are attracted to socks for a handful of reasons with the most common being the smell of their owner’s scent on his or her socks or the soft texture that socks provide.

A dirty sock, in particular, may satisfy your dog’s taste buds with its grimy, sweaty taste.

They Enjoy The Taste, Smell, and Texture

This reason can also point to the fact that perhaps your dog is craving for more attention and play.


Your dog could also be drawn to your socks because he or she genuinely doesn’t know what it is and doesn’t know any better.

Just Because