Mom Forces Dog to Wear All the Items He's Stolen from the Baby

Mom Forces Dog to Wear All the Items He's Stolen from the Baby


When you're a parent (or a pet parent), sometimes you've got to get creative with your discipline strategy in order to make your kids (or your pets) listen to you and do what you ask. The things you think will work don't always work, but if you keep trying different things, you're bound to find something that hits the nail on the head and encourages obedience. We hope.

This mom has come up with a very interesting strategy to discourage her dog from stealing her baby's things. Every time the dog steals something he's not supposed to have, she shames him by making him wear the item and takes video of him.

So far, the dog has stolen the baby's bow, a burp cloth, a set of mom's headphones, some socks, and a bottle, and that's just what was captured on video. He's been made to wear or carry around each of these items as a punishment, but still, every time his mom turns her back, he's got something else in his little thief jaws.

Will he ever learn his lesson? Probably not. But in the meantime, it's absolutely hilarious to watch. Check out the video below to get a good laugh:

Hopefully mom will come up with a new idea to promote sharing and discourage stealing by the time her baby is old enough to copy the dog's behavior.

We can't wait to see what this doggo decides to take next! A onesie? A bootie? A boppy pillow? Which item will finally make the pup say, "Nope, I'm not wearing that thing ever again. Time to stop stealing and turn my life around!"

Does your dog steal your baby's stuff? We can't tell if it's jealousy or an affinity for baby's scent or something in between. What's your opinion?

Elizabeth Morey

Elizabeth Morey graduated summa cum laude from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, MI, where she dual majored in English Literature and Spanish with minors in Writing and Business Administration. She was a member of the school's Insignis Honors Society and the president of the literary honors society Lambda Iota Tau.

Some of Elizabeth's special interests include Spanish and English linguistics, modern grammar and spelling, and journalism. She has been writing professionally for more than five years and specializes in health topics such as breast cancer, autism, diabetes, and Alzheimer's disease. Apart from her work at GreaterGood, she has also written art and culture articles for the Grand Rapids Magazine.

Elizabeth has lived in the beautiful Great Lakes State for most of her life but also loves to travel. She currently resides a short drive away from the dazzling shores of Lake Michigan with her beloved husband.

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