Dog Gets SO Excited for Bedtime, He Literally Runs to Bed!

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What you’re seeing here in this video is what is known as a Pavlovian, or conditioned response.  This is because of a rather famous study by Russian scientist Ivan Pavlov.  He trained dogs to associate a buzzer with a meal for them was about to be served.  So of course, the dogs’ mouths began to water in anticipation of a tasty meal.  This also meant that whenever the lab assistant used the buzzer, but didn’t provide the food straight away, the dogs’ response was the same.

Luke has been conditioned to respond to the sound of the television being turned off at night.  He knows that when he hears that chime, it’s cuddle time!







28 thoughts on “Dog Gets SO Excited for Bedtime, He Literally Runs to Bed!”

  1. I have 2 German Shepherds and when I say it’s BEDTIME! They both jump up and race upstairs and into our bed. Now picture this my husband and I literally have to race upstairs and try to beat our two beloved German shepherds under the covers. Guess who loses. LOL. It’s a race and a game to them and I barely have a piece of cover to wrap my leg. Two German shepherd at 110 Lbs in a King bed. Yep. We get the DOGGIE BED. ??THIS GOES ON EVERY NIGHT!!!????

  2. That’s cute. When I fall asleep on the couch, at about 11:00 p.m., my dog Duke will hit me with his paw and start heading for the bedroom.


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