What Is Splooting? Does Your Dog Sploot?

Our pets are so cute that the Internet has created its own adorable language to describe our four-legged friends. You may know who Doge is (much nice), where the phrase “I Can Has Cheezburger” comes from, but have you ever heard of the term “splooting?”

Splooting describes one of the most adorable things a dog can do: splaying out their hind legs as they relax into a laying position. The term “Splooting,” tends to be specific towards a certain breed, one of the Internet’s favorites, the Corgi.

#splooting

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Although Corgi lovers have claimed the term splooting, that hasn’t stopped all sorts of doggos from partaking in the relaxing and goofy pose.

Stretchhhhhh! #yogidog #splooting #splootingdog

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There is also the “half-sploot,” which involves a level of laziness and/or relaxedness that only allows your dog to splay out one leg in the back instead of two:

TGIF #halfsploot #corgi #corgination #corgisofinstagram

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The collective online community of pet meme-ing has a bunch of ridiculous but adorable terms for other kooky quirks our pets have. For example, did you know the term “FRAP” refers to when your dog runs around and plays spastically for absolutely no reason? It’s technically an acronym for “Frequent Random Acts of Play,” but calling it frapping is so much more fun.

I am so #frapping happy it's #friday

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Or how about “derp?” Is there any other word that so precisely fits all of your pup’s absolute silliest moments? Whether it’s a goofy grin, head tilt, or a miscalculated jump onto the couch, the term “derp” seems absolutely perfect.

The dictionary of doggo-language may be in its infancy, but it is growing rapidly. What other Internet terms for your pupper do you enjoy? Let us know in the comments. Much thanks so wow.

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