16 Guard Dogs Who Are Doing A Horrible Job

By Jeremy Sutheim

It's been thousands of years later since humans first domesticated dogs, and we still count on them for protection and loyalty. Unfortunately, it seems that some pups have lost the knack.

1. The quickest way to a dog's heart:

Dog stops for bacon.
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2. "I'm just resting my eyes."

Dog sleeping next to guard dog sign.
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3. "Hey! A new friend!"

4. The humiliation will be unBEARable.

Dog watches bear steal food.
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5. Ferocious puppy nibbles!

Dog licks finger through mail slot.
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6. Again?

Two dogs look guilty next to empty rotisserie chicken box.
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7. In the event of a real Godzilla attack, we'd be screwed.

8. Bring it on!

Dog wearing
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9. There are more effective car alarms, but they're not nearly as cute.

Two dogs sleep on hood of car.
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10. CONSTANT VIGILANCE!

Dog sitting upright with eyes closed.
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11. What a dilemma.

Concerned looking dog hides under blanket.
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12. Beware of (tripping over) dog.

Dog sleeping next to Beware of Dog sign.
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13. No, seriously, watch your step.

Dog on its back next to Beware of Dog sign.
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14. "CONSTANT VIGIL — hey, is that a squirrel?"

Vigilant dog gets distracted.
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15. "Are you sure this is a good idea? I don't even know how to use one of these things."

Dog holding toy pistol.
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16. Even the best guard dogs are susceptible to butt scritches.

Person pets guard dog through fence.
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