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Dog Teaches Baby to Chew (VIDEO)

Dog Teaches Baby to Chew (VIDEO)

Here’s a tip for parents coping (or not) with teething time: recruit your dog to help out.

An American family has a YouTube hit with a video showing their five month old learning not from Mum or Dad but from Puggles.

The video shows a gorgeous puppy gnawing on a bone and the baby staring at him intently. Then, as though taking a cue, baby begins to chew and dribble all over his teething toy.

With his eyes fixed on the dog, baby continues to imitate the dog in near perfect sync. As the camera zooms out, another dog can be seen nearby chewing away on its bone.

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3:11PM PDT on Apr 20, 2012

Very cute

6:06AM PDT on Apr 20, 2012

Pets and kids will melt you every time. :)

9:52AM PDT on Mar 17, 2012

Haha cute :)

4:22AM PDT on Mar 17, 2012

I think the baby would have learned to chew without the dog . . .

11:47PM PDT on Mar 15, 2012

that's great!

5:40PM PDT on Mar 15, 2012

love it!!

7:45AM PDT on Mar 12, 2012

adorable--shows how much young children observe and learn from those around them

12:45AM PDT on Mar 12, 2012

Very cute.

7:08PM PDT on Mar 11, 2012

This is great-- I wasn't able to share it on facebook, why not I wonder? A shame, many would love it I'll bet!

1:03PM PDT on Mar 11, 2012

Cute!

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