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February 06, 2009

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kabbage

I hate the laughtrack to this video. The dog appears to have a neurological disorder, and people are laughing hysterically. Painful to see the dog and more painful to listen to people laughing at illness.

The Fat Lady Sings

No, I don't think so, Kabbage. The owners were on America's Funniest Videos with the dog (they won for strangest video or some such). He seemed well cared for. Evidently he thinks his foot is another dog coming in to steal his treat. Our dogs do versions of this with each other (though not nearly as snarly). My one dog Ginger sometime’s thinks her tail is out to get her (she’ll chase it in circles till she’s dizzy – we have to stop and distract her by getting her to go chase the flashlight light on the floor). Were I the owners - I'd bring the animal in to the vet for a full check-up, though. The dogs obviously older - there may be senility involved. It’s definitely odd behavior.

mandt

"The dogs obviously older - there may be senility involved. It’s definitely odd behavior." That explains it! I try to bite my foot when it sneaks up on my cocktail, but I'm too large to reach it! :)

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