05/14/2013 01:16 pm ET Updated Jul 14, 2013

Photos: 'Please Wipe Your Paws' Welcome Mat Not Meant For Bears! - Monrovia, CA Patch

Brian Ulm

Monrovia resident Brian Ulm has a "Please Wipe Your Paws" welcome mat outside the door of his home on Mauna Loa Drive and a bear decided to take him up on the offer Monday afternoon.

The bear also climbed a tree on Ulm's property and riled up his dog Cody, according to Ulm's Facebook page.