A recent thread on another forum I subscribe to the 'Society for Barefoot Living' discussed the response of animals, domestic and wild, to people being barefoot or nude. There were several examples of dogs, especially, being unhappy and hostile to people who wore shoes and friendly to barefooters.
One correspondent then asked a question for the naturists on the SBL forum: “ Have you ever tried running nude WITHOUT benefit of any odour neutralizing substances? I mean NO deodorants, no soaps from bathing, stuff like that? ”
My experience with animals whilst nude is minimal, although I do remember a red setter who came up to me whilst I was lying nude on a beach in Cornwall and started licking my genitals, so I thought I would ask the question on the Naktiv site.
Do animals prefer people without clothes or footwear?