12 Things Your Dog Does that Would Have Totally Gotten You Grounded as a Kid

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… 12 Things Your Dog Does that Would Have Totally Gotten You Grounded as a Kid 2. 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. 12 Things Your Dog Does that Would Have Totally Gotten You Grounded as a Kid 3. Destroying the furniture without even realizing it.

“It’s water mom. It DRIES.” – every child ever 12 Things Your Dog Does that Would Have Totally Gotten You Grounded as a Kid 4. 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? 12 Things Your Dog Does that Would Have Totally Gotten You Grounded as a Kid 5. Peeing anywhere besides the toilet.

Who didn’t pee in the living room as a kid? Right? Or never mind… 12 Things Your Dog Does that Would Have Totally Gotten You Grounded as a Kid 6. 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. 12 Things Your Dog Does that Would Have Totally Gotten You Grounded as a Kid 7. Dragging mud through the ENTIRE house.

Did they really expect you to come home on time, finish all your homework, AND wipe your feet? 12 Things Your Dog Does that Would Have Totally Gotten You Grounded as a Kid 8. 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 12 Things Your Dog Does that Would Have Totally Gotten You Grounded as a Kid 9. Playing inside with the ball.

It’s cute when dogs do it but earth-shattering if you even try. 12 Things Your Dog Does that Would Have Totally Gotten You Grounded as a Kid 10. Putting things in your mouth that you shouldn’t.

Seriously though. What’s the difference? 12 Things Your Dog Does that Would Have Totally Gotten You Grounded as a Kid 11. 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 12 Things Your Dog Does that Would Have Totally Gotten You Grounded as a Kid 12. Literally everything else…

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

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