Dogs have a funny way of being adorable, confusing, and frustrating at the same time, but these cartoons by Rupert Fawcett will help you shake it all off your tail.

The London-based cartoonist has struck gold with his Off The Leash series, and for canine owners, these comics are just too close to reality. "The inspiration comes from growing up with dogs and the dogs of family members, friends and even strangers I may see out and about with their dogs." Rupert told Bored Panda. He takes apart supposed 'dog logic', and tries to rationalize the thoughts of dogs in different situations, with hilarious results. The scenes are heartwarming, too, because they remind us that our pups usually have the best of intentions, and most often just need a cuddle at the end of the day.

Rupert Fawcett rose to fame in the early 90's with his Fred cartoon series, and now has almost 1 million followers on Facebook. "The success of OTL is keeping me very busy and at the moment I am spending a lot of time working on scripts and storyboards for an animated OTL TV series which is currently in production." He told us about the future of his penned pups. Cat parents, never fear - Rupert released an On The Prowl book this year as well.

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Silent Skeleton 2 years ago

:3 It's the best if you don't have a liquid or a computer heheh

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Yvonne Bernal 2 years ago

My bigger dog could not care less... the little one always wants to sit on my lap. (sigh)

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Paul K. Johnson 2 years ago

I was dog-sitting for an officer when I was stationed in Heidelberg and this exact thing happened. We took the dog into town but prior we tried to get her to do her business. She ended up going right in the middle of a street that had heavy pedestrian traffic. Stupid me hadn't brought any bags along (left them in the car) and had to stand there with the dog and a big steaming pile of poo while people walked by giving me all kinds of looks. Some scowled, some laughed at me. My friend took her sweet time getting back to me with a bag.

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Baenjolras 2 years ago

My dog farts in her sleep and as soon as she realizes that she's farted, she runs away from it

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Marie Garmon 2 years ago

I have 3 dogs.. this is my daily life only 3 times more invasive

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Drakeguten 2 years ago

Started from the bottom, now we're here.

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Yvonne Bernal 2 years ago

They are "recharging with solar energy" lol

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Yvonne Bernal 2 years ago

I was at the veterinarian office last week. The gal came out and called for "Cookie". THREE people stood up with their dogs.... it was HILARIOUS

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Kjorn 2 years ago

love the smile on the dog face

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JillVille Child Care 2 years ago

Yep, three Danes used to hold us hostage on our couches or beds, loved it so much. Miss them so much more :(

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Paul K. Johnson 2 years ago

Sounds like my morning workout. Sit-up (hit snooze) Push up (the blanket over my head)

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Stille20 2 years ago

Yes, I'm pretty sure big dogs think they are dainty

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Stille20 2 years ago

Sometimes there isn't enough room in my full sized mattress for me and a 10lb dog.... I just don't understand how it happens

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Drakeguten 2 years ago

There's some space left on the floor

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Kjorn 2 years ago

laugh so hard at this one!

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DarknessIsMyOutfit 2 years ago

Kitchen doorways are a particularly comfortable spot.

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Yvonne Bernal 2 years ago

So you can get some sleep silly.

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The Laugh Fan 2 years ago

Got the terrier stance down pat!

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Sitano Moto 2 years ago

"OMG YESSSSSS HOW DID YOU KNOW!!!"

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DarknessIsMyOutfit 2 years ago

You WILL love me and love me NOW!!!

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Cody Eriksen 2 years ago

Hell, all I have to do is get socks!

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Hans 2 years ago

Similar to the black, wet nose appearing between your legs when sitting on the dining table.

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Anak Shaleh 2 years ago

also happen in relationship

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Melissa Nunya 2 years ago

Good piece of advice. Always great your loved one with as much excitement as your pet ❤

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yuni sihombing 2 years ago

everyday my life like this

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Daniel Mallory 2 years ago

or they go oh no almost dry better help by putting it everywhere

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Ann-Kathrin Schulte 2 years ago

A husky is like the same, mine loves every human, but is afraid of some dogs x)

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Mary Anne Rayner 2 years ago

I have yet to see a dog with an empty bladder.

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The Laugh Fan 2 years ago

Love the face of the splotchy dog on the back of the sofa!

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Hans 2 years ago

Also, they hardly understand how they grow. It is hillarious when you return with a puppy after a month or so to a place where he fit underneath a bench, into a hole etc. The surprise, well the incomprehensibility, when it does not fit anymore is priceless.

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Varjosielu 2 years ago

Same here, every time :D

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Monty Is Fiennes 2 years ago

I've also seen a blue heeler do this....

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Daniel Mallory 2 years ago

see my dog do that all the time

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Foxyloxylou 4 months ago

the other dogs r like what sgoing on go back to sleep

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The Laugh Fan 2 years ago

My little black terrier won't go out if it rains. We live in England...

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Foxyloxylou 4 months ago

.nevermind

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DarknessIsMyOutfit 2 years ago

Mine lays half in half out and rotates when necessary.

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DarknessIsMyOutfit 2 years ago

"No Sheila, we're not."

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yuni sihombing 2 years ago

true

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Norman van Druten 2 years ago

Master manipulators they are.

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The Laugh Fan 2 years ago

My black dog in bed. He lies between me and my husband and shoves with all his sharp diggy little paws! Ow!

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Stille20 2 years ago

No complaints here

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Marie Garmon 2 years ago

Lol so true..i have a huge dog that "hides" under the bed when she's done something bad..her entire butt in hanging out from under the bed and i just laugh and say "you know i can SEE you."then i laugh and say "come out Roo, you're not froubles."(that's doggie speak for in trouble)

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Ann Jeppesen 2 years ago

This is so my dog. Every time He doesn't have my undivided attention he comes with his paw and wants to be scratched on his belly.

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Monty Is Fiennes 2 years ago

My dog has slobby issues....so wipes lots...so gross... I love him, so we have little face towels just for him and we give him a wipe...now he comes to us for wipies...

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Shari H 2 years ago

That last one should be a cat.

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Monty Is Fiennes 2 years ago

Genuine LOL....

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DarknessIsMyOutfit 2 years ago

Smart dog!

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DarknessIsMyOutfit 2 years ago

Makes me feel fiiiiiine

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Hans 2 years ago

Episode 2: the still white dog and the greyish overcoat.

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Bree Brents 2 years ago

My dog will actually stand under the umbrella with me so he doesn't get wet.

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Maria Kumar 2 years ago

Both my dog and cat are terrified of our hoover but the cat especially. Once she was so scared she scratched me all down my chest when I was trying to carry her past it. Now I always make sure to put her in another room before I start.

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The Laugh Fan 2 years ago

Hilarious! Their faces.

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DarknessIsMyOutfit 2 years ago

Awe poor pugs. But I laugh at them too

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The Laugh Fan 2 years ago

Our first little Patterdale terrier chewed up my wage cheque from a new job and a wedding photo! Our Wire Fox Terrier takes the dishes and cutlery OUT of the dishwasher and puts them on the floor.

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Omg! My Thid! 2 years ago

Haha! He plumps the pillows!

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Magpie 2 years ago

My cat ( rip jessiecat ) used to do # 4 and had that exact same look on her face. >> there ya go, cats and dogs re-incarnate to each other. :P

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Foxyloxylou 4 months ago

Ha! he "fertiizes and waters!" XD

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Sonali Dahiwile 2 years ago

lol

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Foxyloxylou 4 months ago

wait... so they SAID thud?

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Norman van Druten 2 years ago

I have this policy: "The dog lives here, you don't, if you don't like the dog, feel free to leave!".

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Bubble POP 2 years ago

Omg. I was wondering who taught my dog to do it!!

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DarknessIsMyOutfit 2 years ago

Would have loved a on the way back picture too

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Foxyloxylou 4 months ago

clearly the shaggy one is the only one that worries lol...

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Nash Nopper 2 years ago

true story!

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Foxyloxylou 4 months ago

why did the flowerpot not break?

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Bree Brents 2 years ago

So glad to find out that this isn't something unusual for dogs to do. I thought mine was "special". Lol. I call this move spinning.

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Foxyloxylou 4 months ago

my dog (still searching 4 u, pepper) used to do that and then come home and jump on the couch.

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JillVille Child Care 2 years ago

The butt in the face - yep, my 4 month old Dane is learning that trick. He's 60 pounds already too, so that's a lot of dog butt... yay.

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The Laugh Fan 2 years ago

That 'I'm such a good dog' face they get when they are chuffed with themselves (okay, maybe I'm just seeing that!).

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