No, you can't just drop off your dog the way your parents used to because they were sick of you. The whole point is a bonding experience with your dog, although we would imagine it would be frustrating watching your golden retriever attempt a friendship bracelet.
Editorial note: Whoa! You've found a super-old post here on BuzzFeed, from an earlier era of the site. It doesn't really represent where we are anymore, and may in fact be totally broken, but we're leaving it up as a part of our early history.