Caption Contest: What’s This Shy Birthday Boy Saying?

updated 08/29/2009 AT 10:58 AM ET

originally published 08/29/2009 AT 10:56 AM ET

It’s Mateo 3rd birthday, and even though his owner Ebony Vasquez (mateo06) says this pooch likes to be spoiled, it looks like this beagle’s being a pooper at his party! Tell us, what do you think Mateo the bashful birthday boy is saying in this photo?

Write your funniest caption in the comments area below (you have to become a member of PEOPLE Pets and sign in first) and we’ll choose our favorite next Friday.

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