‘Where’s Waldo’ is the past—it’s all about ‘Where’s Doggo’ now! Pet owners are going nuts over the #HiddenDogChallenge. They’re sharing photos of their dogs hiding in the 1.1-million-member strong Dogspotting Society Facebook group and they’re making our day. It turns out, it’s not just our feline Overlords that are great at blending in with their surroundings.

Some of these dogs are so hard to find, they look like they’re wearing ca(nine)mouflage. Others are straight-up impossible to spot while some are just goofing off. Can you find all the hidden dogs, dear Pandas? Can your friends? Let us know in the comments.

Done scrolling through this list and upvoting your fave hidden doggos? Don’t worry, we’ve got plenty more canine buddies for you to pet through the screen. Check out Bored Panda’s posts about the previous wholesome best boy and girl Dogspotting challenges here (#SmilingDogChallenge), here (#GuiltyDogChallenge), and here (#‎DidntWantADogchallenge‬).

More info: Facebook (Dogspotting Society) | Facebook (Dogspotting) | Instagram | Twitter

#1

Please Don’t Ruin It For Others That Are Still Looking For My Really Sneaky Dog

Please Don’t Ruin It For Others That Are Still Looking For My Really Sneaky Dog

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Vikram Bedi
Community Member
4 months ago

Is it a black pupper in one of the bottom shelf partitions...😜

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#2

Cookie Is In Both Photos, But You Can Only See Her In The 2nd. This Was Almost 2 Years Ago. She Decided Not To Answer When I Called & I Was Having A Mild Panic Attack Trying To Find Her. Turns Out She Was Asleep Behind Some Books

Cookie Is In Both Photos, But You Can Only See Her In The 2nd. This Was Almost 2 Years Ago. She Decided Not To Answer When I Called & I Was Having A Mild Panic Attack Trying To Find Her. Turns Out She Was Asleep Behind Some Books

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BoredPundits
Community Member
4 months ago

Those are either some very big books, or a very tiny dog!

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#3

Nope, No Dogs Here - Just Plushies!

Nope, No Dogs Here - Just Plushies!

Mel Ody Report

BoredPundits
Community Member
4 months ago

Floofy plushies!

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A representative of the Dogspotting team revealed to Bored Panda that they're stuck on a few photos from the challenge as well. (So it's alright to miss one or two of these pics.) "Some are definitely really hard! You really have to be an expert at Dogspotting to find them."

According to the representative, whether or not a dog is stealthy and sneaky depends more on the environment than the actual dog. "For example, a huge white dog could be virtually impossible to find on the side of a snowy hill! Or a tiny chihuahua curled up in a blanket on the couch with only their little nose poking out. So it really is the perfect combination of dog and environment that leads to this fun challenge."

But let's say that your dog's a pro at hiding. And they like to tease you a bit, so they don't want to come out even when you call their name. The rep told us that food is the way to go if you want to coax it out of its hidey-hole. "Personally, my dog can't resist the shake of the treat bag. No matter where he is or what he is doing, if he hears a wrapper he will come running. That is usually my go-to," they said.

#4

Chester That’s The Best Hiding Spot Ever

Chester That’s The Best Hiding Spot Ever

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Batman is coming
Community Member
4 months ago

I give up. I can't find him. Where is he?

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#5

Can You Find Her?

Can You Find Her?

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Batman is coming
Community Member
4 months ago

Some people just don't want to be seen, well dogs too.

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#6

I've Been Searching For Hours, And I Just Can't Find Her

I've Been Searching For Hours, And I Just Can't Find Her

Melanie Loyley Report

BoredPundits
Community Member
4 months ago

Baby Girl looks very guilty of something!

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While the dogs in this list are hiding because they’re having some fun and a bit of a laugh (or bark), these aren’t the only reasons to be sneaky. Some dogs find dark spaces comforting and they sneak into them when they feel stressed or scared, explains Dr. David Dilmore. They can also do this when they feel confused or if they’re in an unfamiliar situation and need reassurance.

If there’s a lot of change going on recently and your pet keeps disappearing, you might want to consider spending some extra time with your dog. Calm it down and make sure that it isn’t feeling stressed.

Bored Panda previously spoke to a representative of the Dogspotting team and they explained that it’s their community members who are initiating a lot of these hashtag challenges on Facebook. Now that’s the kind of active community we can get behind! We’ve seen a lot of wholesome challenges so far and we can’t wait to see what the future brings, too. Even though these future challenges are still a mystery to us, we can be sure about one thing—they’ll feature lots of gorgeous dogs that will melt our hearts.

#7

Has Anybody Seen Dottie? She’s Got To Be Around Here Somewhere

Has Anybody Seen Dottie? She’s Got To Be Around Here Somewhere

Laura Gibbs Report

Vikram Bedi
Community Member
4 months ago

More like facepalm... my hooman is so annoying 😜

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#8

There Is In Fact A Ghost In This Picture

There Is In Fact A Ghost In This Picture

Natashia Saurey Report

Batman is coming
Community Member
4 months ago

Now that's what you call camo.

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#9

How Many Of My Babies Are In This Pic?

How Many Of My Babies Are In This Pic?

Vanessa Ryan Report

Batman is coming
Community Member
4 months ago

Three?

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And in case this list made you want to get a dog (or to expand the friendly zoo you’re keeping at home), the Dogspotting team told us to just go for it and adopt.

“Now is a great time to do it! With so many people working from home, you’ll have more time to bond with your new best friend!” they said. “Contact local animal rescues and shelters in your area and they’ll be able to help you! We know this year has been very difficult for a lot of our members and the challenges have added a bit of levity for everyone."

#10

Roscoe Prefers Under-The-Tree-Stealth-Mode

Roscoe Prefers Under-The-Tree-Stealth-Mode

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Hayley Rodgers
Community Member
4 months ago

I had a cat who loved this same kinda of tree for the same reason lol

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#11

I Know This Is A Tough One, But Look Closely! She’s A Master Of Disguise!

I Know This Is A Tough One, But Look Closely! She’s A Master Of Disguise!

Michelle Mabarak Steiner Report

Johnny Rodriguez
Community Member
4 months ago

Behind the plant?

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#12

Hidden Dog Challenge

Hidden Dog Challenge

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Daria Z
Community Member
4 months ago

Oh, I have a cat that looks exactly the same 😅

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#13

Can You Find The Pup?

Can You Find The Pup?

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María Martínez
Community Member
4 months ago

Is it outside the house?

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#14

I Thought It Was Obvious Where He Was At When I Posted This On My Own Page But Everyone Just Kept Commenting On The Yellow Chair. I Think Only A Couple People Realized My Dog Was In The Pic. Lol

I Thought It Was Obvious Where He Was At When I Posted This On My Own Page But Everyone Just Kept Commenting On The Yellow Chair. I Think Only A Couple People Realized My Dog Was In The Pic. Lol

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BoredPundits
Community Member
4 months ago

I'm surprised he wasn't *on* the chair!

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#15

I Can’t Seem To Find Her. Level Champion Hider

I Can’t Seem To Find Her. Level Champion Hider

Mindy Halsey-James Report

Roxy
Community Member
4 months ago

It's so hard can't seem to find her

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#16

I Know She's Not The Best In Hiding But Please Don't Find Her Yet. She Tried So Hard

I Know She's Not The Best In Hiding But Please Don't Find Her Yet. She Tried So Hard

Clarisse Report

BoredPundits
Community Member
4 months ago

Maybe she's hiding her face, so that she can't see *you* hide?

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#17

Bet You Can’t Find The Second Dog In This Photo

Bet You Can’t Find The Second Dog In This Photo

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BoredPundits
Community Member
4 months ago

Nope. Not at all. Are you sure there are two of them?

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#18

When Asked If She Wants To Go For A Walk, This La-Z-Girl Tries To Blend In With Her Bed

When Asked If She Wants To Go For A Walk, This La-Z-Girl Tries To Blend In With Her Bed

Kristen Muir Report

Prep To Lose
Community Member
4 months ago

Didn't see it for a second

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#19

I Promise There Is A Dog In This Photo. Not My Dog But A Very Clever Dog That Is Good At Camouflage

I Promise There Is A Dog In This Photo. Not My Dog But A Very Clever Dog That Is Good At Camouflage

Patricia McCarthy Report

María Martínez
Community Member
4 months ago

I give up

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#20

“Where’s Phil!?”

“Where’s Phil!?”

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BoredPundits
Community Member
4 months ago

This seat is taken.

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#21

If Taco Can’t See You, You Can’t Find Him!

If Taco Can’t See You, You Can’t Find Him!

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BoredPundits
Community Member
4 months ago

Totally works! (Plus I wanna boop Taco's snoot).

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#22

Where Did Lola Go?????

Where Did Lola Go?????

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bored_angel
Community Member
4 months ago

BOOP DA SNOOT

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#23

Aving To Fold Laundry Plus Not Wanting To Disturb Abigail Means Getting A Cute Reward Once All The Laundry Is Put Away

Aving To Fold Laundry Plus Not Wanting To Disturb Abigail Means Getting A Cute Reward Once All The Laundry Is Put Away

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BoredPundits
Community Member
4 months ago

Hooman, you is disturbing my snooze.

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#24

Hidden Dog Challenge And It’s Not Piglet

Hidden Dog Challenge And It’s Not Piglet

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BoredPundits
Community Member
4 months ago

Very clever!

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#25

Mum Is Leaving And Will Never Find Mehhh.. Shhh, No One Can See Me!! Where Is Snoops

Mum Is Leaving And Will Never Find Mehhh.. Shhh, No One Can See Me!! Where Is Snoops

Mindy Hardy Adams Report

BoredPundits
Community Member
4 months ago

Took me a second!

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#26

This Challenge Is Way Too Fun My Dog Abby Is In Here Somewhere, How Long Did It Take You To Spot Her?

This Challenge Is Way Too Fun My Dog Abby Is In Here Somewhere, How Long Did It Take You To Spot Her?

Bryson Leggitt Report

Candace Fitzpatrick
Community Member
4 months ago

I was too busy looking at the weird-ass rabbit log trying to escape the left part of the pic.

Mike Pence's Fly
Community Member
4 months ago

Oh god. I wasn't hallucinating.

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ƒιѕн
Community Member
4 months ago

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puppylover895
Community Member
4 months ago

Thank you!

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P Douglas Innes
Community Member
4 months ago

Geez, almost dead center, looking right at ya...

Just_A_Pansexual_Gal
Community Member
4 months ago

Yeah, that really didn't help... (ten minutes later) Oh there it is

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Maddie Woodworth
Community Member
4 months ago

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CARRIEMAE MCKELVEY
Community Member
4 months ago

thank you

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Benjamin Fowler
Community Member
4 months ago

i zoomed in to multiply the image by 500% and i still can´t find her

Mimi M
Community Member
4 months ago

Ya have to do some extreme enlargement to find the pup. It's directly to the right at the base of the tree that is most in the foreground. Tan dog, black eyes. But don't even try until you get the photo enlarged to around 300 percent (ctrl +).

Prep To Lose
Community Member
4 months ago

Couldn't see her but as soon as i did that was all i could see

Sk FaiXan
Community Member
4 months ago

you have to zoom in middle for this one!! my pleasure..

Jamziee
Community Member
4 months ago

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S319-Lolina Uluave
Community Member
4 months ago

I see it now!

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Lord Mysticlaw
Community Member
4 months ago

Oh there she is! ❤

Panda-riffic
Community Member
4 months ago

How many people with OCD skipped over this challenge because of the skewed picture?

TheGayPandas
Community Member
4 months ago

69 second (after reading comments of course)

Batman is coming
Community Member
4 months ago

No idea, absolutely no idea.

Francis
Community Member
4 months ago

right from the tree, almost same color as the logs, you can only see her face

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Mickie Shea
Community Member
4 months ago

What about Big Foot in the trees?

Shirley Heyn
Community Member
3 months ago

I see Sasquatch but no dog. . .

Hayley Rodgers
Community Member
4 months ago

Definitely need to zoom in on this one

Stella Goldfish
Community Member
3 months ago

Oh my gosh- this one is hard to find - just to the right tree in the foreground

Stella Goldfish
Community Member
3 months ago

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Shirley Heyn
Community Member
3 months ago

Thinking of Bev Doolittle. . .

Victoria Rey Piuma
Community Member
3 months ago

She is slightly to the right of the center tree, which is surroundedcby logs

backatya
Community Member
4 months ago

2 hrs and 53 min. JK

Johanne Trudeau
Community Member
4 months ago

Nope!!

LJ williams
Community Member
4 months ago

I give up!

Fred Ferret
Community Member
4 months ago

i give up

*~Ya weird girl delia~*
Community Member
4 months ago

OMG I found her she’s in the brown weird grass by the log XD

Maddie Woodworth
Community Member
4 months ago

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Deer dipper is so cute uwu
Community Member
4 months ago

I give up

A Random Panda
Community Member
4 months ago

Snow!

Corey Brown
Community Member
4 months ago

Didn't

Sasha Kuleshov
Community Member
4 months ago

Clever girl :D

Little Flame
Community Member
4 months ago

It took me like 2 minutes

Lorelei Douty
Community Member
4 months ago

omg I see her!!

Pearl Of the SeaWing RainWings
Community Member
4 months ago

evil.

lara
Community Member
4 months ago

Found the rabbit, that was easy. Where's the pup?

Janani Seelanatha
Community Member
4 months ago

Where

BoredPundits
Community Member
4 months ago

Well, it would help if we knew what kind of dog, Abby was!

BoredPundits
Community Member
4 months ago

I've found her! Zoom in, and you will too. Hint: she's light-coloured like the logs.

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Paula Carr
Community Member
3 months ago

I actually only took about ten seconds. But there's some good camouflage in this one!

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#27

I Can’t Seem To Find My Boy. Daddy Is Covered In A Fluffy Blanket In His Chair, But Where’s The Dog? He Was Hiding From His Medicine

I Can’t Seem To Find My Boy. Daddy Is Covered In A Fluffy Blanket In His Chair, But Where’s The Dog? He Was Hiding From His Medicine

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BoredPundits
Community Member
4 months ago

Oh Bubby. Medicine will make you feel better.

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#28

Got A New Mysterious Plant From Bunnings

Got A New Mysterious Plant From Bunnings

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BoredPundits
Community Member
4 months ago

Where can I get one? I've always wanted one just like it.

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#29

Oh No, Bear Is Missing!!!

Oh No, Bear Is Missing!!!

David Scott Report

Vikram Bedi
Community Member
4 months ago

He is the next Jedi master... the force is strong with him.

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#30

This Is Easy Compared To The Others. But I Have To Participate

This Is Easy Compared To The Others. But I Have To Participate

Jessica Vidales Report

BoredPundits
Community Member
4 months ago

With my little eye...somebody who loves to play hide and seek!

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