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Dog Waits for Permission To Eat [VIDEO]

Dog Waits for Permission  To Eat [VIDEO]

How do you know dogs and cats are very different?  I don’t think there’s any way to can train a cat to wait for the command to eat after putting a dish of food in front of him. 

(Video Via The Frisky)

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7:33AM PST on Jan 16, 2012

This is a bit on cruel and stupid side.

1:16PM PDT on Apr 27, 2011

This is really stupid and cruel-AN ORDER when to eat or not.Poor dog!

12:53PM PST on Mar 7, 2011

I know that dogs have no control with soft food and cats have no control with hard food. hehe.

1:13AM PST on Mar 2, 2011

there's not freaking animal cruelty here. some of you really need to lighten the heck up. if she hadn't let him eat then you could cry animal cruelty. dang, people cry animal cruelty at the drop of a hat now just like a certain race cries raceism when things dont go their way.

12:44PM PST on Feb 26, 2011

THAT is animal cruelty!

8:51PM PST on Feb 21, 2011

noted :-0

8:24AM PST on Feb 16, 2011

The worst feature in dogs!

6:52AM PST on Feb 12, 2011

We've had three labradors (all obsessed with food) who've done the same, but we didn't make a point of having them wait for a minute for the sake of a video. Get a grip.

1:40PM PST on Feb 11, 2011

Oh this is so cruel to tease the dog like this! The poor thing was dribbling into it's bowl. It's not natural to make the animal wait so long and it WAS a long time! The food was practicaly gone in 10 seconds. All for the sake of the camera...

1:13AM PST on Feb 11, 2011

I agree that it is good to your dog to wait for a signal to eat (although not for an unreasonable length of time). It strengthens your role as the alpha dog and is important for preventing your beloved pet from eating potentially harmful things while out on walks.

My uncle trains dogs to assist with his security work and teaches all his dogs to only eat what he himself has given to them. This is to help prevent deliberate poisoning. If I were to feed his dogs they would not touch it. While I think this would be extremely overboard for a family pet (what would happen to the dog if something were to happen to that person so that he were unable to feed them?), I can see why it is important for his dogs' safety.

As for the dog eating very quickly, that is a normal behaviour in healthy dogs, have you ever seen a wild dog eat? Dogs are not required to chew their food as we do.

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