We all know animals are the only reasons videos exist. Â Whether it’s capturing a crazy dog or a silly cat, I can honestly say that most of my time on YouTube is spent looking at animal videos.
This week, I added another video to my collection, as a particularly excitable dog visited the set of Global Edmonton, particularly the segment of weather manÂ Mike Sobel. Â As someone who used to work in TV, I can tell that people behind the scenes love nothing more than when an animals does something unpredictable. And Ripple, a cute but bigÂ 18-month-old mastiff mix, was certainly unpredictable. Â As we were watching this video, someone said: “Why doesn’t he just let go?” Â The answer: Cause Sobel knows it’s good TV. The version of the video already has one millions views alone:
After watching Ripple try to help with doing the weather, it reminded of perhaps my favourite video of all time. Â It’s from a few years ago when BC’s SPCA was doing their regular adoption segment on another Global Station. Â As you might suspect, it doesn’t go according to plan, in fact, it turns into an all-out lick-a-thon and anytime I”m in a grumpy mood, this video gets me to laugh to the point of tears:
But dogs taking over Global doesn’t stop there. Two years ago, a little dog named Storm decided to that the Global Toronto anchor Leslie Roberts needed a little help. It’s a blink and you miss it moment, but Storm is definitely a cutie: