A Golden Retriever left the internet in stitches after a video of him trying to wake up his owner in the morning went viral on social media.
The video, shared to TikTok on Sunday by the dog’s owner, under the username Happythedappy, shows the dog walking towards his owner’s bed, chewing on a toy and making a whine meant to wake up his human.
The video, which since being posted on the platform has been viewed more than 345,700 times and liked around 66,900 times, comes with a caption that reads: “Personal awakening”.
According to the American Kennel Club (AKC), Golden Retrievers are used for everything from hunting and tracking to rescue and service dog work. They are also used as therapy dogs to soothe and calm people.
Golden Retrievers are known to eat just about anything from dinner to toys to paper and pencils, but they also have a tendency to overeat, so owners are advised to keep an eye out for them. servings.
All retrievers are known for their soft mouths. The AKC says their mouths are so soft they can put a raw egg in them without breaking the shell.
They are very affectionate with families and great with children, as well as easy to train and adapt. Originally from Scotland, he is the third most popular dog in the United States, after Labrador Retrievers, which have held the number one spot for over 30 years, and French Bulldogs which have just risen to second place.
Most users who commented on the video loved the sweet way the dog wakes up its owner, while others shared memories of their own dogs.
One user, Boobielover39, said, “My golden retriever does the exact same thing, she sounds the same too.” And Gaz added: “[I] I knew instantly from the noise that it was a golden.”
Another user, Claire, commented, “I need this alarm clock please”, and Bernadette added, “The only alarm I want.” smithell13 said: “He is so happy [you’re] awake, he missed you.”
Misty D. said, “The bark box sharpie. My walleye loved it too.” And Jack wrote: “I also wake up with my dog in my bedroom. Just so special. I lost one of my dogs a year ago so I treasure every moment.”
Another user, Grace Lienhard, said: “Normally I [wait] on my gold to get up.” And LaZees93 joked, “My personal alarm clock is barking impatiently like it’s my mother.”
Hi Im Jooni said: “Our dog used to make the same noises when she was carrying something. little [Chewbacca].” And Jess added, “Mine [the] excitement on my bed.” SaSa wrote, “My dog was biting the squeaky toy next to me to wake me up.”
Newsweek has contacted Happythedappy for comment. We were unable to verify the details of the case.
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