This Cocker Spaniel becomes the first dog in the world to master hopscotch (video)

Leo is an extraordinary dog. After surviving a parasite infection in 2020 that nearly took his life, the Cocker Spaniel has found new life learning many tricks from his mistress Emily Anderson. The latest: playing hopscotch.

Emily Andersona 31-year-old woman, lives in Aberdeen in Scotland with his 3 year old English Cocker Spaniel. Both have been training for months to perfect his latest trick. Leo jump from square to square on the hopscotch carpet like an acrobat. A filmed feat that arouses the wonder of Internet users and which already has nearly 270,000 views, 16,100 likes and 105 positive comments.

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Leo, a dog with many talents

Leo can paint with a brush, play tennis and even perform CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation). Emily teaches him these tricks using a clicker that allows the rewards to be spaced out with treats. She specifies: “We train so much, if he had treats all the time it would make him sick”.

Illustration of the article: This Cocker Spaniel becomes the first dog in the world to master hopscotch (video)

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The young mistress is always on the lookout for new ideas and “Leo is definitely the happiest when he learns something new”declares Emily the newspaper Metro.

It’s by going to the store to look for painting materials to Leo that she comes face to face with a colorful hopscotch carpet. She had no idea that this activity would become her dog’s favorite. “I never, ever thought he would finish the streak. » she confides.

This is the most complicated trick the little dog has ever learned. However, once Leo understood the principle, he got into the rhythm. And it brings him a lot of joy, as the story goes Emily : ” He loves it. It makes him so happy.”

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The enthusiasm is such thatEmily now provides advice to owners who wish to try the experience with their own dog. His mailbox is flooded with messages to this effect. To this day, no dog equals Leo In practice.

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