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This dog REALLY wanted chicken nuggets, and nothing could keep him away
The Daily Caller ^ | 1/10/2014 | Giuseppe Macri

Posted on 01/11/2014 8:33:29 AM PST by rktman

The owners of this clever beagle had to install a hidden camera to figure out how he was helping himself to their snacks. What they found out was pretty impressive.

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TOPICS: Food; Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: goodpup
Now, if the dog had really been smart, the camera would have gotten turned off. LOL! The video ends before we have a chance to see if the pup pushed the chair back to where it was. Just a little amusement in our times of trouble.
1 posted on 01/11/2014 8:33:29 AM PST by rktman
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To: rktman
Hilarious.

Smart poochie.

2 posted on 01/11/2014 8:36:03 AM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: rktman

“Will Work for Nuggets”


3 posted on 01/11/2014 8:39:07 AM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: rktman

Wow! Does that qualify as using a tool? He even hops down off the chair so he can get back up and utilize momentum.


4 posted on 01/11/2014 8:40:04 AM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: AnAmericanMother; Titan Magroyne; Badeye; SandRat; arbooz; potlatch; afraidfortherepublic; ...
WOOOF!

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5 posted on 01/11/2014 8:40:34 AM PST by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: Slings and Arrows; Clint N. Suhks; MagUSNRET

Now THAT’s a smart pooch!


6 posted on 01/11/2014 8:42:16 AM PST by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: rktman

LOL. You can also get a dog like a Great Dane which will guarantee nothing is safe on the counter.


7 posted on 01/11/2014 8:43:33 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: rktman

and then I got distracted from the pooch by the sidebar “Palin Wears Stripper Heels” ;-)


8 posted on 01/11/2014 8:46:23 AM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: bigbob

Now that’s funny! You are SOOOO easily distracted.


9 posted on 01/11/2014 8:48:24 AM PST by rktman (Under my plan(scheme), the price of EVERYTHING will necessarily skyrocket! Period.)
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To: andyk
Wow! Does that qualify as using a tool?

I was thinking the same thing. It sure doesn't seem like instinctive behavior.

10 posted on 01/11/2014 8:50:46 AM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: rktman

When I was a boy in the 1950s, we lived in a suburban house and had a beagle. All he cared about was eating and getting laid (there were lo leash laws then so we would just open the door and let him out).

One time my mom left a roast beef that she was planning to cook that evening on the kitchen counter. My beagle did the same thing as the one in this video, managing to get onto the kitchen counter and knocking the whole platter on to the floor. My mom came home to find that he had eaten almost the whole roast.

Beagles will stop at nothing to get food, and don’t know when they’ve had enough. On one occasion we let him out, and he disappeared for several days. We were very worried that something had happened to him, but when he finally showed up at the back door, his belly was the size of a bowling ball, and rock hard. He could barely move. We took him to the vet, who had to give him enemas for three days. He had been on a non-stop eating binge.


11 posted on 01/11/2014 8:52:27 AM PST by Maceman (Just say "NO" to tyranny.)
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To: rktman

When I was a boy in the 1950s, we lived in a suburban house and had a beagle. All he cared about was eating and getting laid (there were lo leash laws then so we would just open the door and let him out).

One time my mom left a roast beef that she was planning to cook that evening on the kitchen counter. My beagle did the same thing as the one in this video, managing to get onto the kitchen counter and knocking the whole platter on to the floor. My mom came home to find that he had eaten almost the whole roast.

Beagles will stop at nothing to get food, and don’t know when they’ve had enough. On one occasion we let him out, and he disappeared for several days. We were very worried that something had happened to him, but when he finally showed up at the back door, his belly was the size of a bowling ball, and rock hard. He could barely move. We took him to the vet, who had to give him enemas for three days. He had been on a non-stop eating binge.


12 posted on 01/11/2014 8:52:28 AM PST by Maceman (Just say "NO" to tyranny.)
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To: rktman

That is problem solving and tool using...

Maybe we’ve bred them to be a little too smart.


13 posted on 01/11/2014 8:54:27 AM PST by Crusher138 ("Then conquer we must, for our cause it is just")
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To: bigbob

lulz, I totally saw that too. :)


14 posted on 01/11/2014 8:55:12 AM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

Beagles are programmed to become obese. Ours never turned down anything and provided himself with as many bunnies as he could catch. He was not too proud to go through garbage, either. We never had another dog so fixated on food.

Don’t think he was this smart, though.


15 posted on 01/11/2014 8:57:57 AM PST by reformedliberal
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To: reformedliberal

Our entire pack disappears for a day or two when someone field dresses a deer. They come back with full bellies (sometimes dragging a leg or two ) and spend a couple days sleeping it off


16 posted on 01/11/2014 9:12:37 AM PST by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: rktman
My son had a cat that wouldn't touch those nugget things..
She would sniff them and walk away... Smart cat..
17 posted on 01/11/2014 9:24:03 AM PST by just me (GOD BLESS AMERICA Amen)
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To: rktman
I have to wonder. Why was the dog's owner leaving chicken nuggets in a toaster oven...on a timer...so many times that it became necessary for them to install the camera? Wouldn't one hear the timer ring and move to retrieve the nuggets and consume them? If you're not ready to eat them...don't cook them.

Once maybe, but repeatedly? Someone needs to focus on the task at hand.

18 posted on 01/11/2014 9:29:36 AM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts ("The further a society drifts from truth the more it will hate those who speak it." - George Orwell)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts
LOL! You seem to be a very analytical and practical person.

Good point. :)

19 posted on 01/11/2014 9:43:02 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: rktman

That may be the smartest dog I’ve ever seen.


20 posted on 01/11/2014 9:43:25 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: hoosiermama

“Our entire pack disappears for a day or two when someone field dresses a deer. They come back with full bellies (sometimes dragging a leg or two ) “

The instructor of my hunter safety course cited that exact thing as a reason for why proper field dressing refuse should be properly disposed of.


21 posted on 01/11/2014 9:52:47 AM PST by Rebelbase (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: hoosiermama

At about age 10, our AkitaX (probably 1/2 Husky) managed to pull an entire deer carcass out of the woods and onto the homestead. He really wanted to bring it into the house, or at least onto the deck and into his pen, but my husband moved it far enough away so he was able to see it from the house and still get to it.

It was amazing to watch him grab the leading edge with his teeth, set his hind legs and pull it toward him. Rinse and repeat. Dragged that thing about an acre, at least. It was winter, so, it stayed there while he snacked on it until all you could see was the bare rib cage. The legs/hooves/antlers ended up all around the yard as chew toys. It was a major prize for him.

I’m pretty sure it was a coyote kill. I’m sure they got some, too.

They are scavengers. Innards are quite nourishing, so it is good they clean them up.

The beagle slept between feedings. I don’t recall that dog ever going more than a few hours between meals.


22 posted on 01/11/2014 9:54:37 AM PST by reformedliberal
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

“Why was the dog’s owner leaving chicken nuggets in a toaster oven...on a timer...so many times that it became necessary for them to install the camera?”

I think they figured out what was going on and thought it would be neat to get it on camera. So they set the whole thing up again to be filmed.


23 posted on 01/11/2014 9:58:44 AM PST by Parley Baer
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To: reformedliberal

This explains a lot about our dog. Ginger has to have Beagle in her. We finally got trash cans with self closing lids everywhere in the house. There isn’t anything safe if left out. She did climb up on our counter to eat my asthma meds that were sealed in blister packs.

We feed her twice a day. She was acting like she hasn’t been feed to me on evening. So I feed her. She inhales all of it. Turns out my husband had just feed her 10 minutes previously.


24 posted on 01/11/2014 10:01:04 AM PST by notpoliticallycorewrecked (The more you know, the more you realize that you don't know.)
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To: freekitty
LOL. You can also get a dog like a Great Dane which will guarantee nothing is safe on the counter.


25 posted on 01/11/2014 10:04:21 AM PST by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: bigbob

Look like Dutch wooden shoes with heels

26 posted on 01/11/2014 10:14:13 AM PST by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: rktman

Very clever, capable of abstract reasoning. However, I did not see the dog eating any doggie treats. Were they stored in the cupboard above the microwave? Who knows.

The . . .Shadow . . .. knows...


27 posted on 01/11/2014 10:31:08 AM PST by Elsiejay
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To: trisham

Not quite.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXpjX4l0hRg

Smart is getting your own grub.

Genius is throwing a block party.

[we discussed sight hound “brilliance” earlier]

;D


28 posted on 01/11/2014 10:33:26 AM PST by Salamander (Sleeping don't come very easy in a strait white vest.)
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To: Salamander

Oh, that was great! Greys are wonderful dogs!


29 posted on 01/11/2014 10:39:53 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: trisham

Generous, too.

:)


30 posted on 01/11/2014 10:42:23 AM PST by Salamander (Sleeping don't come very easy in a strait white vest.)
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To: Salamander

:)


31 posted on 01/11/2014 10:56:36 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: mountn man

LOL So true. Try having 7 of them in the family. What a riot that is.


32 posted on 01/11/2014 11:02:29 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Maceman

Years ago we had a Cocker that climbed up on the table to get at some roast beef. He had never done anything like that previously. Flash forward 8 years and the Cocker we got to replace him would climb on the table top get anything. Nothing can be left near our little mountain goat as we now call her.


33 posted on 01/11/2014 12:35:45 PM PST by verga (Poor spiritual health often leads to poor physical and mental health)
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To: Salamander
A close second

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iUauPFFynU0

34 posted on 01/11/2014 12:43:36 PM PST by verga (Poor spiritual health often leads to poor physical and mental health)
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To: verga

I have a dachshund that you have to push your chairs back in to the table or she will help herself when you leave the room. She recently scarffed down about a quarter of a Costco pumpkin pie.


35 posted on 01/11/2014 12:45:18 PM PST by Lurkina.n.Learnin (This is not just stupid, we're talking Democrat stupid here.)
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin

They are amazing and we are richer for having known them.


36 posted on 01/11/2014 12:47:46 PM PST by verga (Poor spiritual health often leads to poor physical and mental health)
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To: rktman

If this pooch were in Port St. Lucie he would just dial 911


37 posted on 01/11/2014 12:48:35 PM PST by Organic Panic
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To: verga
One night, my wife and I were sitting at the dinner table talking and, all of a sudden, there was a black flash up and onto the table. It was our Cocker mix springing up and onto the table while we were sitting there. He gets this look on his face that said "Um... You didn't see that. I was never here." before jumping down. He's getting older, so I'm guessing that little lapse in judgement was something of a senior moment. (Not that age has affected his jumping ability very much.)

And then there's the other Cocker who would climb onto the table to do clean-up duty as soon as we left the house. There's a reason we make sure to push the chairs in. The only thing keeping her off now is a bum leg.

38 posted on 01/11/2014 1:08:51 PM PST by Redcloak (Winter is coming.)
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To: Organic Panic

Killer cops on the loose, lookin’ for criminal beagles to pop!


39 posted on 01/11/2014 1:20:14 PM PST by rktman (Under my plan(scheme), the price of EVERYTHING will necessarily skyrocket! Period.)
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To: bigbob; rktman

"PALIN IN STRIPPER HEELS!"

40 posted on 01/11/2014 1:24:37 PM PST by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by its weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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To: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters

Ahahaha! Must see...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ym0rxisOpw


41 posted on 01/11/2014 6:23:25 PM PST by lonevoice (We can evade reality, but we cannot evade the consequences of evading reality)
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To: lonevoice

That is so funny! What a smart dog.


42 posted on 01/12/2014 10:00:26 AM PST by Pride in the USA
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