In order to keep our pets in check we have to lay out certain rules – for example no sleeping on the furniture or begging for food.

However, it turns out dogs are getting extremely intelligent and are constantly finding ways to bend, not break, the rules.

Here are 24 dogs that have bent the rules and won, with hilarious results.

1.

kittenkaboodle17

“My family’s 12.5 year old dog knows he isn’t allowed in the kitchen during dinner time, but he still likes to get as close as possible.”

2.

The_Sass

“She knows she’s not allowed on the couch…But we’d never said anything about a fallen pillow. Little opportunist.”