Through our partnership with Barkbox, we compiled the 12 silly things dogs do that would have totally gotten you grounded as a kid.

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1. Exposing yourself in front of guests.

When your parents tell you it’s not “socially acceptable” to walk around naked but your dog can lay spread eagle on the floor… Unknown 21 - 12 Things Your Dog Does that Would Have Totally Gotten You Grounded as a Kid2. Making a COMPLETE mess with your food just because you were bored.

You both know you’re not supposed to play with food. But somehow you end up banned from eating red sauce and they manage to get thirty likes on Instagram. Unknown 22 - 12 Things Your Dog Does that Would Have Totally Gotten You Grounded as a Kid3. Destroying the furniture without even realizing it.

“It’s water mom. It DRIES.” – every child ever Unknown 23 - 12 Things Your Dog Does that Would Have Totally Gotten You Grounded as a Kid4. Leaving your toys ABSOLUTELY everywhere.

When you think about it, there’s really not a huge difference between people and pup toys. So what’s all the fuss about? Unknown 24 - 12 Things Your Dog Does that Would Have Totally Gotten You Grounded as a Kid5. Peeing anywhere besides the toilet.

Who didn’t pee in the living room as a kid? Right? Or never mind… Unknown 25 - 12 Things Your Dog Does that Would Have Totally Gotten You Grounded as a Kid6. Throwing a SUPER-tantrum whenever it’s time to go home.

Dogs can pawtest all they want and they’re just being a dog. When you did the same, it was considered a meltdown. Unknown 26 - 12 Things Your Dog Does that Would Have Totally Gotten You Grounded as a Kid7. Dragging mud through the ENTIRE house.

Did they really expect you to come home on time, finish all your homework, AND wipe your feet? Unknown 27 - 12 Things Your Dog Does that Would Have Totally Gotten You Grounded as a Kid8. Snacking anywhere besides the kitchen.

“MOM. Stop telling me I’m going to ruin my appetite. That’s not even a thing.” – every child ever Unknown 28 - 12 Things Your Dog Does that Would Have Totally Gotten You Grounded as a Kid9. Playing inside with the ball.

It’s cute when dogs do it but earth-shattering if you even try. Unknown 29 - 12 Things Your Dog Does that Would Have Totally Gotten You Grounded as a Kid10. Putting things in your mouth that you shouldn’t.

Seriously though. What’s the difference? Unknown 30 - 12 Things Your Dog Does that Would Have Totally Gotten You Grounded as a Kid11. Talking back when you know you’re not supposed to.

Just because they speak a different language doesn’t mean they’re not talking back. #doglogic Unknown 31 - 12 Things Your Dog Does that Would Have Totally Gotten You Grounded as a Kid12. Literally everything else…

You couldn’t leave the house without a sweater but they were allowed to run around naked. Unknown 32 - 12 Things Your Dog Does that Would Have Totally Gotten You Grounded as a KidWritten by Melina Giakas for BarkPost Illustrated by Kelly Angel For BarkPost

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