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Feet hurt. This is an old expression, typically associated with the South and especially concentrated around the Appalachian Mountain chain. Older usage didn't connote smelly or dirty feet, just sore feet.

There is a brand of shoe called "Hush Puppy" and it's is named that as a reference to the expression, "My dogs are barking." In the case of the shoe, Hush Puppies are supposedly so comfortable they can quiet your puppies - that is, stop your feet from hurting.
After walking the mall all day, my dogs are barking.
by berber carpet bomb March 21, 2012
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Translation: "My feet are tired."

I'm uncertain of its origin. I started hearing this phrase around 2002 or so from different people, then it was used by one of the soldiers in "Half Life: Opposing Force"

I originally took this to mean "I gotta take a DUMP!" But have been proven wrong , apparently. Nonetheless I still prefer my interpretation.
I gotta sit down...my dogs are barking!
by MarcM January 20, 2005
"dogs are barking" dogs actually refers to ones feet. It is unclear if the term barking means hurt or smell.
after a long day on your feet. Boy, my "dogs are barking"
by creature2 July 30, 2008
Your feet fucking hurt, stink, and reek.
From the movie "Planes, Trains, and Automobiles"

"My dogs are barking" *Removes Shoes and Socks.
by Mitochondria2009 November 28, 2009

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