Working togetherSaying attaboy to a dog
Ele Staff asked 5 years ago

What does mean? Can you say it to just animals or people too?

2 Answers
clio answered 5 years ago

You can say it to people, but most people don’t. “Attaboy” isn’t proper English but it’s commonly used when talking to animals. It’s usually used when praising a dog for doing something good such as listening to a command.

Peter Robertson replied 5 years ago

It’s a contraction of “That’s a good boy”.

chayal Staff answered 5 years ago

Great explanation!

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