Don't mess with Arizona's "guard dogs."

That's what we learned after KGW, our sister station in Portland, Oregon, asked 86 convicted burglars how they committed their crimes.

We shared the story on our Facebook page, and we are happy to report, the comment section is now full of our proud Facebook friends sharing photos of their four-legged security systems.

PHOTOS: 12 News Facebook friends share their 'guard dogs'

We thought this was as good a time as any to celebrate all the dogs out there keeping homes and families safe.

Here's to a job well done by our four-legged, sometimes-fluffy, always-ready-to-play best friends!