Thought you might enjoy this; one hell of a dog.
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Parkour! Cool dog.
On the other hand, I have a sneaking suspicion that its owner may have darker motives for having such a remarkable dog.
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Here's the lowdown;
For those who aren't familiar, parkour is a sport which involves athletes getting creative to avoid obstacles in an urban environment. This could mean leaping between buildings, climbing walls, jumping over fences or a number of other stunts.
While the activity is difficult to describe, one thing is clear: It is normally practiced by humans. And when you take that into account, you'll be much more impressed with what one dog is doing in Ukraine.
TreT, an American Staffordshire Terrier living in western Ukraine, was trained in the art of parkour by his owner, Evgeny Elchaninov. One day when TreT was 6 months old, he jumped onto a chair in the kitchen and then onto the refrigerator. A former parkour athlete himself, Elchaninov saw potential in the puppy. Elchaninov taught TreT the basics of parkour, and the dog took off. Literally.
Now, Elchaninov says much of what the K-9 does is improvised by the dog himself.
^ AK; what darker motives?
Is that dog a pit bull? Same breed? If so, I can understand your reservations. Still and all; an amazing pooch, no?
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That dog scaling up the wall was just one of the most incredible things I've ever seen. Now if only I could do that as well...
Obviously this dog had gecko genes introduced in a secret Ukranian lab.
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A slick vid to be sure, I wonder if there is a blooper one? Impressive but not amazing, the dog has been trained to do some neat things but nothing another dog, similarly trained, could do. Actually there are breeds that could do that stuff better (pit bulls aren't known for their agility, more their killing instincts), like a kelpie or something...
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