Animals Video

By Luke Kenton

This deceptive doggy plays dead in a hope of tricking her owner into letting her stay outside, on hermuch beloved walkies.


In Nashua, New Hampshire, USA, one playful pup is doing her best to extend her time in the front garden by rolling over and pretending to be dead in the hope it fools her owner, Josh Miller.

Trying to remain as still as possible, the excitable black Labrador-husky mix can’t quite stop her tail from wagging – but not even a bribe of a treat from Josh is enough to encourage her to give up the act.

When Josh finally manages to coax Skye to her feet, the 11-year-old pooch hilariously dives back down to the floor and onto her back, her mouth agape, much to her patient owner’s amusement.

Josh said: “I thought it was absolutely hilarious; I couldn’t stop laughing.

“She’s such a lazy dog she loves nothing more than laying down in the grass outside.

“I originally tried to call her in, but I had to go inside and get a leash to try and bring her in that way, but she still refused.

“Thankfully, I eventually managed to get her inside, otherwise she’d probably still be laying there now.

“Skye is such a well-natured dog, and everyone that meets her loves her.

“She’s a very cheeky dog, but this is the first time she’s ever refused to come in.”