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The truth: What your dog really thinks about Christmas

Jillian Denning is a writer, blogger, and teen soap specialist. Her go-to karaoke song is “Heartbreaker” by Mariah Carey. Follow her on her blog at Jillian Lorraine. and on Twitter @jillianlo.

Christmas trouble

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Presents are out. Christmas trees are up. Hot chocolate is brewing. Everyone feels happy and cozy and safe. Everyone, that is, except your dog. Here are 12 dogs who hear "Christmas" and think, "I hate this," and, "Let me cause trouble."

7

"Oops…?"

Dog covered in Christmas lights

Photo credit: indigo_jones via Flickr
8

"I'm not sure how this happened,
and I'm not sure if I'm OK with it."

Dog wrapped in wrapping paper

Photo credit: GeeRome via Flickr
9

"I'm sneaking. I'm sneaking. I'm sneaking toward the Christmas tree — ah! You caught me!"

Dog sneaking towards Christmas tree

Photo credit: sundero via Flickr
10

"I like to eat the Christmas tree — so what?"

Dog eating Christmas tree

Photo credit: chromatophobe via Flickr
11

"I was just… polishing… this ornament."

Dog with Christmas ornament in mouth

Photo credit: xbrandylynx via Flickr
12

"I want to eat those gifts, and I want to eat them now."

Dog looking at Christmas gifts

Photo credit: broken_puzzle via Flickr

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