Dogs are a lot of things. Smart, loyal, lovable, obedient—the list goes on. One thing they’re not? Stealthy. As these poorly-camouflaged pups prove, sneaking around is best left to cats.
Rocky’s hoping to catch a glimpse of Santa by “hiding” in the Christmas tree. We don’t have the heart to tell him he’s too early … and needs a better disguise.
Most interior designers recommend using your dog to tie the room together.
Abe’s always covering for Patrick when he needs a place to hide.
Try as he might, it’s hard for Jagger to convince everyone the bed actually has 8 legs.
Spotted in the wild, at last: the rare garden Yorkie.
Luna is hardly noticeable behind the curtain …
For some reason, Stella is convinced that if she can’t see you, you can’t see her.
It’s never easy to determine where the blanket begins and Toby ends.
Benji proves that if you believe it, you can be it. Here he is as a lamp.
Reggie hopes that if he continues to pretend he’s a blanket, he’ll get to sleep in.
Few know that the Dalmatian originates from Rock Island.
Better luck next time, Iris.
Brady’s not hiding in the trashcan, he just likes to help with the chores.
Cadbury sees this rug as an extension of himself.
Not only is Baby as master of disguise, she won all these stuffed animals playing carnival games.
Murphy can try and hide, but nobody escapes bath time.
Pepper believes if you make the bed, you get to hide in it too.
John Plichter is a writer and advertising professional from Philadelphia. He and his girlfriend share their home with rescue dogs Murph and Elmer, who are three-legged and blind respectively.