What They're Watching: Pooches with Talent

August 16, 2011

This post was authored by Michelle Castillo as a part of a YouTube Trends series exploring the videos being watched this week by the team at What's Trending.

If you're like me, you're pretty impressed by your dog being able to sit, stay and smile on command. But, every once in a while, you'll go on YouTube and find dog tricks so amazing, it pretty much renders your pooch useless.

Petey is probably one of the best volleyball players you'll see. Before you say he has an advantage since he has four legs and can get to the ball quicker, remember those paws aren't exactly adapted for bumping, setting and spiking. He's probably a killer at those soccer ball headers as well.

For other things you wish you could teach your dog to do, check out the best dog tricks we've seen on YouTube.

Jessie is the cutest Jack Russell terrier you'll ever see, and probably the most useful when it comes to household chores. The dog can change the bed, get his own food and make you toast.

Okay, this dog is cheating, but since he can't hold the pool stick properly, we'll make an exception.

I've been trying to teach my dog this trick forever. Maggie was one of my inspirations.

Who says you can't teach an old cat dog tricks?

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