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You don't keep a dog and bark yourself

Possible interpretation: If you pay someone to do a job, or you have servants to do it, it makes no sense to do the job yourself.

Note: bark (verb) = (of a dog) emit a bark | bark (noun) = the loud sound that a dog makes

Quick Quiz:

If you believe that "you don't keep a dog and bark yourself", then you would expect to
  1. help your gardener take care of your garden
  2. let your gardener take care of your garden alone
  3. let your dog guard your gardener

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