Our canine friends can be stinkers for sure (see Dissed by a Dog), so perhaps our little way of payback would be in the form of good natured ridicule.
(No dogs have been harmed in the making of this post.)
You've seen the pet shaming photos online: guilt-faced dogs and a conviction notice in the foreground, toilet paper kerfuffle or exploding pillow innards in the background.
And here is another way in which we annoy our dogs: dressing them up. And it sure puts a smile on my face! Check out this one-minute, extremely professional video....
Ok, not extremely professional, but it is waaay better than dogs barking out the "Jingle Bells" song, which made some professional more money than they deserve.
After all they put up with from us humans, don't let Santa forget your pets!