Beware of Dog? Hired Burglar Puts Pets to the Test

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We all like to think that our dogs would protect us from an intruder, but before you put too much faith in Fido, watch this special report from WHNT. The Alabama TV station hired a ‘burglar’ to break into homes in order to assess the protective nature of a number of dogs.

Today’s test subjects:

Layla: 30 Pound Louisiana Catahoula Leopard Dog
Oliver: 28 Pound Papillon Mix
Charlie: 120 Pound Rottweiler
Indy: 5 Pound Yorkie
Asher: 11 Pound Chihuahua-Rat Terrier Mix
Major: 85 Pound German Shepherd

Who cowered, who ran, who played, and who protected? Watch and learn – you may be surprised by the results.

0 thoughts on “Beware of Dog? Hired Burglar Puts Pets to the Test”

  1. The Chihuahua alerts us and the border collie (and every neighbor in a half mile radius). The border collie barks loud enough to set of the neighbors car alarms and scare the intruder into wetting their pants, then the house alarm goes off putting the intruder into a coma, when they hit their head trying to get back out the window. Border collie stands guard over comatose intruder until I can find my slippers. We should be ok. But never hurts to add to our home protection plan.

  2. if she was going to protect anything, it would be me. daisy has people in the house, sitters etc previously.

  3. Mine would ask for a biscuit eat it then follow them around waiting for more treats. Then whine to go outside.

  4. Oh yes! My dogs are always the first to run toward a person who comes in uninvited. My poor lawn guys got chased around by my dog when they tried to come into my back yard without me putting them up first. Luckily I was home at the time so no one got hurt. 🙂

  5. I’m pretty sure both my Rotties would hide in my bedroom till the burglar left! 🙂 I know they’re CHICKENS!


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