15 Dogs Explain Their Biggest Messes

If dogs could talk -- which, let’s face it, would be awesome -- we think they’d have some explaining to do.

If dogs could talk -- which, let’s face it, would be awesome -- we think they’d have some explaining to do. After all, most dogs make some pretty major messes from time to time. What do you think they would have to say for themselves? We partnered with Clorox and searched out some epic messes. Find out what happened when we questioned the dogs behind the disasters, and take our poll at the end of the article to vote for your favorite messy pooch.

1. Caught In The Act small dog mess Image: Sammy Carter

“If you turn off the lights, no one will see it.” -Felix

2. Search And Destroy dog surrounded by junk Image: Hana Kim and Pack

“I was trying to declutter. Step one is to assess what you have. I don’t know what step two is.” -Pancakes

3. Dirt Devil dog knocked over plant Image: Nicole O'Grady

“I guess I just don’t have a green thumb. Or any thumbs.” -Charlie

4. Cone Head dog wearing cone Image: Allan Shifman

“You told me not to bite the bandage. You never said a word about the couch.” -Lainey

5. Oh Hay! dog surrounded by string Image: Laura Vitty

“I would have preferred confetti. But -- oh well -- surprise!” -Noah

6. New Boots dog muddy paws Image: Diana at Sammie the Samoyed

“What makes you think I played in mud?” -Sammie

7. No Biggie dog shredded pillow Image: Laura Vitty

“Relax. Relax. I’ll go get the broom.” -Woolfie

8. Puff Doggie dog shredded pillow outside Image: Collin Reese

“Strange weather we’re having.” -Sandy

9. My Rights puppy dog eyes Image: Alison Raitt and Pack

“I’d like to speak to an attorney.” -Jasper Lily

10. Sleeping Poochie dog biting foam Image: Michelle Boykins

“What happened? I was asleep.” -Holly Berry

11. Hit And Run dog overturned plant Image: Sarah McKinnon and Pack

“I tried to get his license plate number.” -Ranger

12. Hairy Trotter dog ate harry potter Image: Cayla Edwards and Pack

“If you have the receipt, I think we can still return it.” -Huckleberry Finn

13. Kitchen Vandal dog made mess in kitchen Image: Marlyn Jimenez

“You know what? Why don’t we just go out for dinner?” -Richard

14. You Shouldn’t Have dog ate christmas presents Image: Cristina Robinson and Pack

“Sure, I saw the name tags. But -- come on -- I can’t read.” -Mr. Big

15. Hide Out dog in grocery bag Image: Alice Walter and Pack

“Why I am hiding? I guess you haven't seen what I did to the other grocery bags yet.” -Walter

You can depend on Clorox cleaning products to tackle messy moments in your home, whether they’ve been made by man or man’s best friend.