15 Dogs Who Would Make Terrible Spies

They sure are cute, though. GEICO wants you to be delighted every day. So observe these not-so-clandestine canines as they attempt to be the next James Bark.

1. The first rule of spying is YOU CANNOT BE SEEN.

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2. Stealth is key.

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3. Nature can provide excellent cover.

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4. Use it to your advantage.

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5. And you should always know when you’re being watched.

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6. You must always mind your surroundings.

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7. Stay out of sight.

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8. If you need to, use a realistic decoy.

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9. You must be able to see through deception.

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10. You must be able to use deductive logic.

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11. You’ll need a deft hand when in enemy territory.

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12. And once you’ve gotten what you were looking for, you’ll need to be able to hide at will.

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13. You must think before you act.

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14. A plausible disguise is essential.

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15. And last but not least, be sure to cover your tracks.

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P.S. Always be sure to bring the right equipment!

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