If you think about it, dogs are a lot like kids. They're cute, they're energetic, and they love to make mischief when they think we aren't looking. And even when it comes to meeting new people — especially Santa Claus — they tend to react in the same ways, whether they're bubbling with excitement or itching to run away as fast as they can.
These pet owners learned this the hard way after treating their dogs to a holiday photo with Santa, but their experiences still made for the most memorable photos!
Click through the gallery to see funny pics of dogs meeting Santa!